This page will be updated throughout the week of April 10th-17th leading into the 127th Boston Marathon!!


Wednesday, April 12th – Boston Marathon Rocket X 2 Demo with Steph Bruce
Join HOKA and Marathon Sports for a Boston Marathon 3-5 mile group run with NAZ Elite Athlete Stephanie Bruce! Test out a pair of Rocket X2s or Clifton 9s for a chance to win a pair. Join the fun and get hyped for Boston Marathon! All ability levels welcome.

Saturday, April 15th – Lindsey Hein with Steph Bruce, Molly Huddle, Wesley Korir, Dakotah Lindwurm
Join running podcaster extraordinaire Lindsey Hein and the amazing panel members above, including our own Steph Bruce, for a chat about “The roads that led to Boston.” The event will take place from 4pm – 6pm ET at the Boston Marriott Cambridge. Admission is $10 with proceeds benefitting 261 Fearless.

Saturday, April 15th – Stephanie Bruce Signed Book & Photo after Lindsey Hein Interview
Want to meet Steph? Come on over to the Boston Marriott Cambridge after the Lindsey Hein Panel Interview (or stick around if you attended the event) and get yourself a signed copy of Follow Your Heart – The Story of Stephanie Bruce’s Not-So-Final-Season. Steph and Ben Rosario will both be on hand for a meet ‘n’ greet, they’ll sign your book, and take pictures with all attendees. Admission is $22.99 and includes your signed copy of the book. You can come at 4pm for the panel above or at 6pm if you just want to see Steph!

Monday, April 17th – Boston Watch Party at Coconino Community College (2800 S Lone Tree Rd)
HOKA NAZ Elite and the Coconino Community College Cross Country Team are co-hosting a Boston Watch Party on Monday, April 17th (doors open at 6:15am). We’ll have the entire atrium available for seating and the race will be on the big screen so you can cheer for Aliphine Tuliamuk (of course), but also all of the other great Flagstaff athletes (pros and non-pros) who’ll be running. HOKA will be there with prizes and giveaways and the NAZ Elite athletes will be there cheering right alongside you. And you won’t want to miss the post-race group run!!


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Citius Mag – 2023 Boston Marathon Preview: Eliud Kipchoge + Top Athletes, Storylines To Watch

NAZ Elite – Boston + Rotterdam Preview Newsletter

LetsRun – Boston Women’s Preview: Who Will Win the Deepest Women’s Marathon Ever?

LetsRun – 2023 Boston Men’s Preview: Can Anyone Beat Eliud Kipchoge?

7NewsBoston – Edna Kiplagat officially named new winner of 2021 Boston Marathon

LetsRun – The Babe Ruth of Marathons Is Running Boston This Year — Don’t Miss It

Runner’s World – What’s Behind The Elite Runner Baby Boom

Toni Reavis – Record Watch in Boston

WomensRunning – How to Watch the Boston Marathon

WomensRunning – Hellen Obiri Sets Her Sights on Boston – How did the Boston Marathon start line end up in Hopkinton?

NAZ Elite – Boston Marathon Racing Strategy

Runner’s World – Eliud Kipchoge Aims to Break the Boston Marathon Course Record



Citius Mag –Boston Marathon 2023: Live Preview Show

Citius Mag – Aliphine Tuliamuk Practiced Downhill Running Tactics For 2023 Boston Marathon Debut

LetsRun – Aliphine Tuliamuk fit, ready for Boston wants tough conditions

HellahGood – Marathon Prep Peak Week | Training with Professional Runners


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