2014 Boston Marathon Registration Now Closed

Contact Info:
Marc Davis (Communications Manager)
Boston Athletic Association
185 Dartmouth Street, 6th Floor
Boston MA 02116
phone:617-778-1633
fax:617-236-4505
e-mail:media@baa.org
20 SEP 2013
Registration for Qualified runners closed at 5:00 p.m. ET on Friday, September 20, 2013

The Boston Athletic Association appreciates your interest in running the 2014 Boston Marathon; however registration for qualified runners has now closed.

The registration process for the 2014 Boston Marathon began on September 9, and the maximum number of athletes who ran a qualifying performance and submitted their application for entry has now been reached.

The Boston Marathon does not have a waiting list, late registration on race weekend, or race day registration.

The names of all official entrants that have been verified and accepted are posted on the "Entrants" list of the B.A.A. web site.

For those who have submitted an application for entry during Week One of registration (September 9 through September 14, 2013) but who do not yet see their name posted, please be aware that it may take several days or longer to verify qualifying performances and depending on a number of factors. The B.A.A. asks for your cooperation and patience during this verification process. Please do not contact the B.A.A. during this period unless requested to do so by the Registration office

Runners who submitted their entry during Week Two of registration (September 16 through September 20, 2013) will be ranked based on their qualifying performance. The B.A.A. is in the process of verifying qualifying times. Notification will be sent to all runners who submitted an application on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, indicating acceptance or non-acceptance.

The 119th Boston Marathon will be run on Monday, April 20, 2015. The qualifying window for the 2015 Boston Marathon began on September 14, 2013. This was the first day that a qualifying performance may be used for the purpose of qualifying for the 2015 race. Age on April 20, 2015 determines your qualifying time. Age group on the day of the qualifying race may differ. The registration dates for the 2015 Boston Marathon are TBD and will be announced on the B.A.A.'s web site.

The Boston Athletic Association thanks you for your cooperation and wishes you the best of luck with the pursuit of your athletic goals.

B.A.A. Moment 6

1972 - Women Official Entrants in Marathon

Although Bobbi Gibb was the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon in 1966, it was not until the 1972 Boston Marathon that women could become official entrants due to a change in AAU rules. Pictured (left to right) above are seven of the eight women who participanted in the first official women's field of the Boston Marathon - Nina Kusciak, Katherine Switzer, Elaine Pederson, Ginny Collins, Pat Barrett, Frances Morrison, Sara Mae Berman (not pictured - Valerie Rogosheske).