UCAN In Boston

Join UCAN for a star-studded series of events Boston Marathon weekend. Hear from some of the best in running and fitness. From 2014 Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi to world-class running coach and exercise scientist Greg McMillan, to the most popular women’s voices in running!

Location: Sheraton Boston Hotel, 39 Dalton St., Republic Room (2nd floor), Boston, MA 02199

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019

Scroll down to learn more about our full day of events and sign up for the event(s) that interest you!

UCAN in Boston Presents: Strength in Running, A Pro Runner Panel Discussion – 11:00AM to 12:30PM

Join UCAN as we kick off Boston weekend with a star-studded pro runner panel. This event features some of the most well-known names in running, including the 2014 Boston Marathon Champion, Meb Keflezighi. Collectively, this panel has smashed world records, won multiple major marathons, competed in 5 Olympic Games and notched countless podium finishes.

Our panelists include:

  • 4X Olympian Meb Keflezighi
  • Olympian & 3X Cross Country Champion Dathan Ritzenhein,
  • 2018 2nd place Boston Marathon finisher, Sarah Sellers
  • 3X Olympic Trials qualifier Dawn Grunnagle
  • 2X Ogden marathon winner & current Ogden course record holder, Riley Cook

Our program also features special guest appearances by:

  • Elite running coach Pete Rae of On ZAP Endurance
  • Bar Malik, the Director of Performance for a Pro NBA team

Learn what it takes to build yourself into a better runner, whether you’re focused on performance and running fast or focused on fitness and improving your health. VIP and General Admission options available!


UCAN in Boston Presents: A Course Preview Conversation with Greg McMillan – 2:00PM to 3:00PM

Join UCAN and Greg McMillan, a world-class running coach and exercise scientist, as he shares his insights into how to run the storied Boston course. From tips for first timers to peak performance advice for veterans, Greg has a wealth of knowledge to share.

Every year, Greg guides hundreds of athletes to successful finishes at Boston, through McMillan Running. You don’t want to miss this seminar!

Topics include:

  • Start line preparation
  • Course strategy
  • Key milestones along the route
  • Maximizing your experience
  • Finish line and recovery


UCAN in Boston Presents: The Women Behind the Mic – 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Join UCAN for a very special live podcast during Marathon Weekend, featuring four of the most well-known female podcasters in the game. Collectively, their shows have been downloaded over 5 million times! Come and meet:

  • Ali Feller (Ali On The Run Show)
  • Carrie Tollefson (C Tolle Run)
  • Lindsey Hein (I’ll Have Another)
  • Tina Muir (Running for Real)

These fierce and fearless ladies have experienced everything in the running world, from the Olympics to the challenges of training as a new mom. Get energized and inspired at this very special live show. All attendees will receive a swag bag with UCAN starter packs and post event, will have an opportunity to take photos with the cast.