FAQ

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)
“The Starting Line”/One Ash St.
Hopkinton MA 01748
phone: 508-435-6905
fax: 508-435-6590
e-mail: registration@baa.org

Frequently Asked Questions

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No. For safety reasons, strollers, in-line skates, skateboards and like vehicles of any kind, animals are not permitted.

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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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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.

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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. See the course map here.
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A PowerGel station will be set up approximately at Mile 6. PowerGel is a concentrated, carbohydrate gel that delivers immediate energy for endurance athletes. See the course map here.
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For the 2012 B.A.A. Half Marathon, participants will have their bib numbers mailed to them in advance of the race. Please remember to bring your bib number with you on the day of the event. If you have not received your bib number by October 3, 2012, please contact the B.A.A. at halfregistration@baa.org.

Please handle your bib with care. Your timing device will be attached to the back of your bib, and if it's bent too much, it will not record your time along the route.  

 

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Medical personnel will be available to give emergency care, as well as attend to non-critical injuries at miles 0.7, 2.0, 4.5, 7.5, 11.2, 12.0 and the finish.

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Registrants of the 2012 B.A.A. Half Marathon should receive their bib number in the mail by October 3, 2012. If you do not receive your bib number by this date, send a detailed e-mail to halfregistration@baa.org.

If you are changing your address between now and the Half Marathon on October 7, please let the B.A.A. know, so your bib number is sent to your correct location.

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Timing will stop six hours and 30 minutes after the last person crosses the starting line in Hopkinton, which we expect to be at about 11:40 a.m., meaning official timing will end at approximately 6:10 p.m. The course will close at various intervals before that time.

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Port-a-johns 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 port-a-johns to the start and finish area near White Stadium.

B.A.A. Moment 7

1994 - Uta Pippig

Uta Pippig of Germany won the first of her three consecutive victories in 1994, winning in course record time.