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29 SEP 2014

For athletes with disabilities, registration into the 2015 Boston Marathon will occur on a “rolling admission” schedule similar to the registration process for Qualifiers, beginning with the fastest from among those who meet the requirements.

24 SEP 2014

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today continued its notification to applicants of their acceptance into the 2015 Boston Marathon®. In preparation for the 2015 Boston Marathon, the B.A.A. implemented the same registration process for qualified runners as it used in the 2012, 2013 and 2014 Marathons, allowing the fastest qualifiers to register first. The 119th Boston Marathon will be held on Monday, April 20, 2015 and will mark the 30th consecutive year that the event will have John Hancock Financial as its principal sponsor.

17 SEP 2014
Registration for the 2015 Boston Marathon has now closed. The registration process for the 2015 Boston Marathon began on September 8, and the maximum number of athletes who ran a qualifying performance and submitted their application for entry has now been reached. Registration will not reopen on Monday, September 22.
15 SEP 2014

Registration for the 2015 Boston Marathon will reopen on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET and will continue through Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. ET.

During this period, any eligible qualifier may submit an application for entry.  Entry is not first-come, first-served during this period.

13 SEP 2014

Registration for the 2015 Boston Marathon will reopen on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET and will continue through Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. ET. During this period, any eligible qualifier may submit an application for entry. Please note that entry is not first-come, first-served during this period.

08 SEP 2014

Registration for the 2015 Boston Marathon opens on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The B.A.A. will use the same process to register qualified runners as it used in the 2012, 2013, and 2014 Boston Marathons, allowing the fastest qualifiers to register first.

05 SEP 2014

General registration for the 2015 Boston Marathon will open on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. (ET) for those qualifiers who have met the qualifying standard by 20 minutes, 00 seconds or faster.

14 AUG 2014

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has set a field size of 30,000 entrants for the 2015 Boston Marathon. Registration for the 2015 Boston Marathon will open on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The B.A.A. will use the same process to register qualified runners as it used for the Boston Marathon in 2012, 2013 and 2014, allowing the fastest qualifiers in their gender and age group to register first.

18 JUL 2014

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today concluded registration for the 2014 B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. Registration began on Wednesday, July 16 at 10:00 a.m. ET, and continued through Thursday, July 17 at 5:00 p.m. ET. The B.A.A. Half Marathon will be held on Sunday, October 12 and has a start time of 8:30 a.m. ET. The B.A.A. Half Marathon is the third and final race in the 2014 B.A.A. Distance Medley, which also includes the B.A.A. 5K in April and the B.A.A. 10K in June.

02 JUL 2014

Four outstanding, female distance and middle distance runners have joined the Boston Athletic Association, the organization has announced. Elaina Balouris, Juliet Bottorff, and Emily Lipari completed their collegiate eligibility in June, and they will reside and train in Boston, representing the B.A.A.

B.A.A. Moment 6

1972 - Women Official Entrants in Marathon

Although Bobbi Gibb was the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon in 1966, it was not until the 1972 Boston Marathon that women could become official entrants due to a change in AAU rules. Pictured (left to right) above are seven of the eight women who participanted in the first official women's field of the Boston Marathon - Nina Kusciak, Katherine Switzer, Elaine Pederson, Ginny Collins, Pat Barrett, Frances Morrison, Sara Mae Berman (not pictured - Valerie Rogosheske).