What is the date of the 2015 Boston Marathon?
The 2015 Boston Marathon will be held on Monday, April 20. Patriots' Day in Massachusetts.
See all future dates of the Boston Marathon.
When applying for entry into the Boston Marathon, what proof of qualifying do I need to provide?
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.
What time will be used as my seeding time for the Boston Marathon?
Entrants in the 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.
What is the last day that I can qualify for the Boston Marathon?
Registration for the Boston Marathon typically begins in the Fall prior to the race. We cannot predict how quickly registration will fill, but once it does, we are no longer able to accept registrations. The date that we close registration, therefore, becomes the deadline for qualifying.
What is the entry fee for the 2015 Boston Marathon?
The registration fee for the 2015 Boston Marathon for qualifiers is $175 USD for United States residents and $225 USD for international residents.
If I improve my Boston Marathon qualifying time, how do I submit it to the B.A.A.?
If you improve your qualifying time from the time you used to register, please use the button below to fill our a updated registration time:
Once verified, it'll be applied to your entry. Registrations cannot be updated after February 1, 2015.
What do I need with me when registering for the Boston Marathon?
To register for the Boston Marathon, you will need to provide the following information on the registration form:
When did the qualification window for entry into the 2015 Boston Marathon open?
The qualification window for the 2015 Boston Marathon opened on September 14, 2013.
Will the qualifying requirements for the 2016 Boston Marathon be the same as for the 2015 Boston Marathon?
Yes, the qualifying requirements for the 2016 Boston Marathon will remain the same as they were for 2014 and 2015. For more information on our qualifying standards, click the button below:
When did the qualification window for entry into the 2016 Boston Marathon open?
The qualification window for the 2016 Boston Marathon opened on September 13, 2014.
1920 - Ashland Start
The Boston Marathon began in Ashland, Massachusetts from 1897 through 1923 then moved to Hopkinton for the 1924 race. The course was lengthened to 26 miles, 385 yards to conform to the Olympic standard, and the starting line was moved west from Ashland to Hopkinton. Since then, the race has started in Hopkinton every year.