Saturday, January 06, 2007

Boston Marathon Expo returns to the Hynes Convention Center

The John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo and Boston Marathon Bib Number and Packet Pick-Up will return to the Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center on Boylston Street in Boston’s Back Bay, just a few blocks from the Boston Marathon finish line and Copley Square Park.

The Expo and Bib Number/Packet Pick-up will begin on the Friday prior to the race, beginning at Noon on April 13. The change from the previous two-day format to three days will enable the B.A.A. and Conventures, Inc. to better accommodate the anticipated 22,500 official entrants, their families and guests, and the general public.

Boston Marathon Number and Packet Pick-up is for official entrants in the Boston Marathon, and the John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo is open and free to the general public.

The full schedule for the 30th annual John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo and Boston Marathon Bib and Packet Pick-up will be:

Friday, April 13: Noon - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 14: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 15: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo will feature more than 200 exhibitors and is widely regarded as the running industry’s premier showcase for new products, services and events. For more information, please visit: