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 1

1920 - Ashland Start

The Boston Marathon began in Ashland, Massachusetts from 1897 through 1923 then moved to Hopkinton for the 1924 race. The course was lengthened to 26 miles, 385 yards to conform to the Olympic standard, and the starting line was moved west from Ashland to Hopkinton. Since then, the race has started in Hopkinton every year.