What do I do if I don’t receive or if I lose my Boston Marathon Number Pick-up Card?
Bring a government issued photo I.D. to the card replacement desk in the Number Pick-up area, and we will issue a new card. A Number Pick-up Card must be presented in order to receive your number.
If you have lost your card, please come to the Replacement Number Pick-Up booth at the John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo with a valid photo ID, and a duplicate will be reissued to you. This booth will be located in the Number Pick-Up area.
If I finish the Boston Marathon, what will I receive?
All finishers will receive a specially designed medal before exiting the finish chutes. No finisher’s certificates will be issued on site, but will be mailed to all finishers once all of the results are made official. This process usually is completed by the summer following the race.
When will registration open for the B.A.A. 10K?
Registration for the 2016 B.A.A. 10K opens on Wednesday, April 6 at 10:00 a.m. ET.
Are bikes, skates, baby joggers/strollers, or dogs allowed on B.A.A. 10K course?
No. For safety reasons, baby joggers/strollers, in-line skates, skateboards and like vehicles of any kind, and animals are not permitted on the B.A.A. 10K course.
How are team results calculated in the Half Marathon?
Are walkers allowed on the Boston Marathon course?
Only officially registered participants are allowed on the course. The course and finish area facilities close six hours after the last runner crosses the starting line. The Boston Marathon does not have a race walk division.
When will registration open for the B.A.A. 5K?
Registration for the B.A.A. 5K typically opens in late January/early February. For more information, click the button below:
I will be 44 when I run my qualifying race, but will be 45 when I run the Boston Marathon. What is my qualifying standard?
Your qualifying time is based on your age on the day of the Boston Marathon, thus your qualifying standard will be 3hrs 25 min - and you can be 44 when you run your qualifying race.
For more information on qualifying times, click here
What do I do if I cannot complete the Boston Marathon after I have started?
Stop for assistance and direction at one of the 26 Red Cross aid stations along the course. Sweep buses pick up runners at every Red Cross station with drop-off at the finish area medical tent. Aid stations along the course close at staggered times during the day. Finish area facilities officially close six hours after the last runner crosses the start line in Hopkinton. (About 6:00 p.m.)