2015 Boston Marathon Public Schedule of Events

Contact Info:
T.K. Skenderian (Communications Director)
Boston Athletic Association
185 Dartmouth Street, 6th Floor
Boston MA 02116
e-mail:tk@baa.org
24 MAR 2015
Schedule of Events for all participants

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), organizer of the Boston Marathon®, has issued its Schedule of Events for official participants in the 2015 Boston Marathon.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 17

Participant Number Pick-up
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center
2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center
2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
The 38th annual John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo features more than 200 exhibitors and is widely regarded as the running industry’s premier showcase for new products, services, and events. Complimentary admission courtesy of John Hancock, Conventures, Inc., and the B.A.A.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 18

Participant Number Pick-up
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Registered athletes pick up their official race numbers.

John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The 38th annual John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo features more than 200 exhibitors and is widely regarded as the running industry’s premier showcase for new products, services, and events. Complimentary admission courtesy of John Hancock, Conventures, Inc., and the B.A.A.

B.A.A. 5K
Boston Common
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
An estimated 10,000 participants will take part in the seventh annual B.A.A. 5K from Boston Common. The race course will pass over the Boston Marathon finish line. Race registration opened to the general public in February and is now closed.

B.A.A. Invitational Mile
Boylston Street, Copley Square, Boston
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
The Invitational Mile features some of the top professional and scholastic milers. High school and middle school athletes represent the eight host cities and towns of the Boston Marathon.

B.A.A. Relay Challenge
Boylston Street, Copley Square, Boston
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
More than 20 middle schools from around Greater Boston will convene for the 19th consecutive year for the B.A.A. Relay Challenge. In the culmination of a month-long program taught by volunteer coaches, the relay challenge will feature students from all of the schools competing near the Boston Marathon finish line.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 19

Participant Number Pick-up
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Registered athletes pick up their official race numbers.

John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The 38th annual John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo features more than 200 exhibitors and is widely regarded as the running industry’s premier showcase for new products, services, and events. Complimentary admission courtesy of John Hancock, Conventures, Inc., and the B.A.A.

Boston Marathon Pre-Race Dinner
City Hall Plaza near Faneuil Hall
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
A dinner for athletes and guests.

 

MONDAY, APRIL 20

Official Start Times for the 2015 Boston Marathon

DivisionStart timeapprox no. of entrants
Mobility Impaired 8:50 a.m. ET 15
Men's Push-Rim Wheelchair 9:17 a.m. ET 43
Women's Push-Rim Wheelchair 9:19 a.m. ET 10
Handcycles & Duos 9:22 a.m. ET 25
Elite Women* 9:32 a.m. ET 40
Elite Men & Wave One 10:00 a.m. ET 7,500
Wave Two 10:25 a.m. ET 7,500
Wave Three 10:50 a.m. ET 7,500
Wave Four 11:15 a.m. ET 7,500

Boston Marathon Awards Ceremony
Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
The top 10 overall men and women, and the men’s and women’s wheelchair champions, will receive their awards.

Boston Marathon Mile 27 - Official Post-Race Party, presented by Samuel Adams
Fenway Park, Boston
6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. 
Participants celebrate their accomplishment, experience America’s most beloved ballpark, and view the World Series trophies.

 

OTHER NOTES OF INTEREST

Future Race Dates
Monday, April 18, 2016 (120th Boston Marathon)
Monday, April 17, 2017 (121st Boston Marathon)

TV/Online Broadcasts
The race will be televised live in its entirety locally on WBZ-TV (Channel 4), and the station will also be streaming live race coverage throughout New England on CBSBoston.com. The race will be broadcast nationally on Universal Sports, and online at UniversalSports.com.

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2015 Boston Marathon Public Schedule of Events

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), organizer of the Boston Marathon, has issued its Schedule of Events for official participants in the 2015 Boston Marathon.

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