I was qualified for the 2013 Boston Marathon but didn't get into the race. Is my time still good for 2014?
To qualify for the 2014 Boston Marathon, qualifying times must have been attained on or after September 22, 2012. Qualifying times attained prior to that date are not valid for the 2014 race.
If I am 15 seconds over the qualifying time, will my time be accepted for the Boston Marathon?
No. For the 2014 Boston Marathon, we will no longer accept applications with times that are within 59 seconds of the listed qualifying times, (e.g., 3:05:59).
What time will be used as my seeding time for the 2014 Boston Marathon?
Entrants in the 2014 Boston Marathon who have submitted a time that meets the qualifying standard for their age and gender will be seeded accordingly. Entrants without a qualifying time will be assigned a bib number accordingly.
Where do I get my medal after I finish the Boston Marathon?
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.
Where do I get my B.A.A. Half Marathon medal after I finish the race?
Just keep moving through the finish area. Your medal will be awarded to you with your water and post-race refreshments.
Where do I retrieve my baggage after I finish the Boston Marathon?
After you receive your medal you will be directed to the baggage buses and changing facilities. The baggage busses are lined along Boylston Street, and are in numerical order based on bib numbers.
I am a runner interested in joining a Boston Marathon official charity team. How can I apply?
I am not an officially registered runner in the Boston Marathon. Can I take the bus from Boston to the start in Hopkinton or is there public transportation to Hopkinton?
Will photographs be taken along the course and at the finish of the Boston Marathon, and how can I order these pictures?
Will photographs be taken along the Half Marathon course and at the finish, and how can I order these pictures?
2010 - The Hoyts
When many think of the Boston Marathon, they think of Team Hoyt, the father/son team of Dick and Rick who have participated in their unique way 28 times. Dick was 69 at the 2010 Boston Marathon.