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

Frequently Asked Questions

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Please send a detailed email to registration@baa.org describing your lost item(s). If we have received it, we will contact you.
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For qualifying information on the Boston Marathon, please click the button below:

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We are not able to provide transportation to the start from Boston for family or friends.
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The Boston Marathon starting line is located in Hopkinton at the Doughboy statue on East Main Street (near Ash Street). The race finishes on Boylston Street in Boston, directly in front of the Boston Public Library (700 Boylston Street).

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Replacement passports are available at the John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo. Runners will need to present a photo ID to pick up their bib number.

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No headquarters hotel has been designated for participants, but participants may find it convenient to stay in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, which is where the race finishes.
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Poland Spring water, Gatorade, PowerBar, light refreshments, entertainment, tenting and portable toilets will be provided in the Village. Only official runners and volunteers will be allowed to enter the Village.

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The 2015 Boston Marathon will be held on Monday, April 20. Patriots' Day in Massachusetts.

See all future dates of the Boston Marathon.

B.A.A. Moment 3

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 30 times. Dick was 69 at the 2010 Boston Marathon. Their final historic race came in 2014.