B.A.A. Events - "The Best of 2015"

The year 2015 has been a special and noteworthy year with more than 50,000 finishes in B.A.A. races ranging in distance from one kilometer through the marathon. To see a highlight video of the year's events, click the button below:
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The Road to Boston

From when you receive your acceptance card to the time you arrive in Boston for the race, the Boston Athletic Association will be providing you with all the necessary information you need in order to get the most out of your experience.
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Boston Marathon Clinic Series

We know there are many types of runners out there. That's why we have developed five different clinics to help you prepare for the 2016 Boston Marathon. Each one of the clinics will have a unique look at how to perform your best.
2016 Boston Marathon Entry List

To search the entry list for the 2016 Boston Marathon, please click the button below:
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Boston Marathon Course Map

The legendary Boston Marathon course follows a point-to-point route from Hopkinton to Boston.
Boston Marathon Travel and Accommodations

Make your travel plans to the Boston Marathon with our partners at Marathon Tours.
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Boston Marathon Qualifying Standards

To qualify for the Boston Marathon, athletes must meet time standards which correspond to age and gender. The qualifying times for the 2017 Boston Marathon remain unchanged from recent years and can be viewed by clicking theĀ button below.
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B.A.A. Moment 2

1935 John A. Kelley

Born in West Medford, Massachusetts as one of ten children, Kelley ran track and cross-country at Arlington High School in Massachusetts. He did not finish his first Boston Marathon in 1928, but eventually competed in a record 61 Boston Marathons. A legend of the marathon, Kelley won the 1935 and 1945 runnings of the Boston Marathon. He finished in second place at Boston a record seven times. Between 1934 to 1950, he finished in the top five 15 times at Boston, consistently running in the 2:30s. He ran his last full marathon at Boston in 1992 at the age of 84, his 61st start and 58th finish there.