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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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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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Race participants can check belongings at a designated location near the start. Belongings must be claimed shortly following the race. The B.A.A. is not responsible for personal belongings.

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Team results are calculated by adding the net finishing times of the first three finishers of each club in each division. Team registration typically opens from early March until early April on the Boston Marathon website.

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The B.AA. suggests that you make arrangements to meet your runner in the Family Meeting Area. Large signs with all letters of the alphabet will be posted beginning on Stuart Street, along Clarendon Street and finishing along St. James Avenue. Access to the finish line area is strictly for race personnel only. Due to the amount of runners, officials, medical personnel, and volunteers working in the finish area, the B.A.A. cannot accommodate specific requests such as marriage proposals or special meet ups in the finish area.

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Race day results will be posted electronically online at www.baa.org and on coolrunning.com.
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We anticipate it taking no longer than 15-minutes for the last runner of each wave to cross the starting line.

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American Red Cross Aid Stations providing first aid/medical support are located approximately every mile along the race course, including one at the start. Medical areas will be set up to provide medical support at the finish area.

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Portable toilets will be located at each fluid and each first aid station. Stations are every other mile beginning at mile two. We've also added many portable toilets to the start and finish area near White Stadium.

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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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