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What are the qualifying times for push rim wheelchair participants in the Boston Marathon?
Qualifying information for Athletes with Disabilities wishing to compete in the the Boston Marathon can be found using the button below:
What are qualifying requirements for the Boston Marathon?
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What is the entry fee for the Boston Marathon?
The registration fee for the Boston Marathon for qualifiers is $180 USD for United States residents and $240 USD for international residents.
Where is the start of the Boston Marathon? Where is the finish?
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).
Will there be a baggage check area at the B.A.A. Half Marathon?
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.
What is the "headquarters hotel" for the Boston Marathon?
What services are provided in the Boston Marathon Athletes’ Village?
Poland Spring Water, Gatorade, Clif Bar, 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.
1966 - Bobbi Gibb
Although not an official entrant, Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon. Joining the starting field shortly after the gun had been fired, Gibb finished the race in 3:21:40 to place 126th overall. Gibb again claimed the “unofficial” title in 1967 and 1968.