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Contact Info:
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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Registration for the B.A.A. Half Marathon typically opens in July. For more information, click the button below:

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Stop for assistance and direction at one of the 26 Red Cross aid stations along the course. Sweep buses pick up runners at every Red Cross station with drop-off at the finish area medical tent. Aid stations along the course close at staggered times during the day. Finish area facilities officially close six hours after the last runner crosses the start line in Hopkinton. (About 6:00 p.m.)

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Just keep moving forward! We'll get you your medal at the same time we get you your mylar blanket, water, and other post-race refreshments.

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Boston Marathon confirmation postcards were mailed out via USPS in late October. It may take up to several weeks for international postcards to arrive. Please note that your confirmation postcard is simply an additional notification of your acceptance into the Boston Marathon, and you do not need to bring it with you to claim your bib number on race weekend.

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Bring a government issued photo I.D. to the card replacement desk in the Number Pick-up area, and we will issue a new card. A Number Pick-up Card must be presented in order to receive your number.

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We are able to provide transportation to the start from Boston to Hopkinton for officially registered runners only. There is no public transportation to Hopkinton.
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All prize money winners will be decided by gun time. All age group division awards will be awarded by net time.

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Digital clocks, positioned at every mile and at the finish line, will indicate the unofficial time from the starter's gun. For more information on the course map, click the button below:

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The Awards Ceremony begins approximately two hours after the start of the race near the finish line area. It is open to all participants and guests. No ticket is required.

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