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Boston Marathon to Welcome Nonbinary Athletes to 2023 Race

Runners cross the starting line of the 125th Boston Marathon, Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, in Hopkinton, Mass. Nonbinary athletes will be able to run in next year's Boston Marathon without having to qualify for the men's or women's divisions, race organizers announced Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File)
Runners cross the starting line of the 125th Boston Marathon, Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, in Hopkinton, Mass. Nonbinary athletes will be able to run in next year's Boston Marathon without having to qualify for the men's or women's divisions, race organizers announced Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File)
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Boston (AP) -- Nonbinary athletes will be able to run in next year's Boston Marathon without having to register as members of the men's or women's divisions, race organizers announced Monday.

The Boston Athletic Association, which administers the prestigious marathon, said it's been working to expand opportunities for nonbinary people — not just for the marathon but for the BAA's other races, which include a 5K, a 10K and a half marathon.