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Boston Office (Administration)
185 Dartmouth Street
6th floor
Boston MA 02116
phone:617-236-1652
fax:617-236-4505
e-mail:info@baa.org
Hopkinton Office (Registration)
One Ash Street
Hopkinton MA 01748
phone:508-435-6905
fax:508-435-6590
e-mail:registration@baa.org

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For more information on when the current qualification window opened for the Boston Marathon, including qualifying standards in order to submit for registration, click below:

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For application into the Boston Marathon, applicants must provide the name and date of the Marathon at which they qualified, and their official finishing time. The B.A.A. will verify all qualifying times before granting acceptance into the race.

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Boston Marathon official Finishers’ Certificates and Racers’ Record Books are typically produced in May and June, and then mailed out in July. Delivery can take up to several weeks to be delivered. Please contact the registration office by sending an email with your current mailing address to registration@baa.org in early September if you do not receive either of these items.
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Registration for the B.A.A. Half Marathon typically opens in July. For more information, click the button below:

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The registration fee for the Boston Marathon for qualifiers is $180 USD for United States residents and $240 USD for international residents.

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Yes, if you run your improved qualifying time within the current qualifying window for the next Boston Marathon, you can reuse it to submit during the next registration period. For information on the current qualifying window, click the button below:

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Registration for the 2016 B.A.A. 10K opens on Wednesday, April 6 at 10:00 a.m. ET.

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Registration for the B.A.A. 5K typically opens in late January/early February. For more information, click the button below:

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Registration for the Boston Marathon typically opens in early September, approximately seven months before the race. The B.A.A. uses a process to register runners which allows the fastest qualifiers in their gender and age group to register first.

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Your qualifying time is based on your age on the day of the Boston Marathon, thus your qualifying standard will be 3hrs 25 min - and you can be 44 when you run your qualifying race.

For more information on qualifying times, click here

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