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Event Information: Course Map

The B.A.A. 10K offers a scenic urban tour of Boston

  • The 6.2-mile course is a scenic tour through Boston's Back Bay.
  • Flat and fast!
  • Notable neighborhoods and attractions include the legendary Bull and Finch Pub, after which the television series "Cheers" was developed, the campus of Boston University, and trendy Kenmore Square.
  • The race begins on Charles Street, winds down picturesque Commonwealth Avenue and Bay State Road as far west as Babcock Street near Boston University.
  • The course then heads back on Commonwealth Avenue, around the Public Garden, and finishes on Charles Street.
B.A.A. Moment 5

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.