Can a friend pick up my Boston Marathon bib number for me?
Yes. You must sign your number pick-up card and give it to your friend. Your friend must write his/her name and address on the card and provide his/her photo I.D.
When he/she picks up your number, he/she will be directed to an I.D. verification booth when entering the expo. No photo copies or notes will be accepted. Numbers are non-transferable and entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Is there a host hotel for the B.A.A. Half Marathon?
Will photographs be taken along the course and at the finish of the Boston Marathon, and how can I order these pictures?
Can I move from one wave to the other wave in the Boston Marathon?
You may move from Wave 1 to Wave 2 or Wave 3, however you may not move from Wave 3 or 2 to Wave 1.
Runners in Wave 2 can move to Wave 3.
Due to space constraints, runners who move back may not move into the first corral of Wave 2 or Wave 3.
Where and when will B.A.A. Half Marathon results be posted?
How do I get involved with the B.A.A. 10K?
The B.A.A. 10K is on Sunday, June 23, 2013.
For full details, click here.
Where should I submit a changed email address?
Are bikes/skates/baby joggers/dogs allowed on the B.A.A. Half Marathon course?
No. For safety reasons, strollers, in-line skates, skateboards and like vehicles of any kind, animals are not permitted.
Are B.A.A. Half Marathon awards presented according to official ("gun") time, or net time?
All prize money winners will be decided by gun time. All age group division awards will be awarded by net time.
When does the B.A.A. Half Marathon Awards Ceremony take place?
The Awards Ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. on race day in White Stadium in Franklin Park. It is open to all participants and guests. No ticket is required.
1966 - Bobbi Gibb
In 1966, Bobbi Gibb was the first female to run the Boston Marathon.