What is the entry fee for the 2014 Boston Marathon?
The registration fee for the 2014 Boston Marathon for qualifiers is $175 USD for United States residents and $225 USD for international residents.
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.
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.
How long will the Half Marathon course be open and at what time will timing stop?
What do I do if I cannot participate (injury or otherwise) in the Boston Marathon once I have registered?
Numbers and entry fees are non-refundable, non-deferrable and non-transferable. You may NOT give your number to someone else.
When applying for entry into the Boston Marathon, what proof of qualifying do I need to provide?
For application into the Boston Marathon, applicants must provide the name and date of the Marathon at which they qualified, and their official finishing time. The B.A.A. will verify all qualifying times before granting acceptance into the race.
What time will be used as my seeding time for the 2014 Boston Marathon?
Entrants in the 2014 Boston Marathon who have submitted a time that meets the qualifying standard for their age and gender will be seeded accordingly. Entrants without a qualifying time will be assigned a bib number accordingly.
Are port-a-johns available along the Boston Marathon course?
Port-a-johns will be located at each fluid and each first aid station. Stations are every mile beginning at mile two. We've also added many port-a-johns to the start area and the athlete's village.
Are port-a-johns available at the B.A.A. Half Marathon?
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.
Is medical support available along the Boston Marathon course? How about the finish area?
American Red Cross Aid Stations providing first aid/medical support are located approximately every mile along the race course, including one at the start. Medical areas will be set up to provide medical support at the finish area.
1977 - Bob Hall Becomes the First Person to Complete the Race in a Wheelchair
Shown here in 1977, Bob Hall pioneered the division when he became the first person to complete the race in a wheelchair in 1975, making good on his promise to finish in under three hours.