What are qualifying requirements for the Boston Marathon?
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What are the qualifying times for push rim wheelchair participants in the Boston Marathon?
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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).
What if I lost my Runner Passport™ or left it at home?
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.
What is the "headquarters hotel" for the Boston Marathon?
What services are provided in the Boston Marathon Athletes’ Village?
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.
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.
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.