SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013
6:30 a.m. - 7:50 a.m. Pre-race Warm-up
8:00 a.m. START
9:00 a.m. Kids Fun Run Races (ages four to 11)
10:00 a.m. Awards Ceremony
10:00 a.m. Course closes
11:00 a.m. Finish area and facilities close
DISTANCE: 10 kilometers (6.2 miles)
REGISTRATION: Opens May 8, 2013
FIELD SIZE: 6,500 entrants
Registration for the 2013 B.A.A. 10K opened at 10:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, May 8. It will remain open until the maximum field size of 6500 is reached.
To register, click the button below:
The B.A.A. invites runners to compete in the B.A.A. 10K, which complements its B.A.A. 5K
(established in 2009 and held in the Spring) and its B.A.A. Half Marathon
(established in 2001 and held in the Fall). Participants will receive event t-shirts from adidas, finisher medals, and a pleasurable race day atmosphere at the Boston Common. The roads along the course will close at 7:45 a.m., and begin to re-open on a rolling basis as the last runners pass through. The closures will last no more than two hours.
DISTANCE MEDLEY RELAY:
The 2013 B.A.A. 10K is the second event in the B.A.A. Distance Medley
. The first event is the B.A.A. 5K
, which was held the day before the 2013 Boston Marathon
. The third and final event is the B.A.A. Half Marathon
on October 13, 2013. Participants in all three races will be listed on a Distance Medley Relay Leaderboard. And the top male and female performer (tallied by the lowest cumulative time across all three events) will be awarded $100,000 each. To learn more about the B.A.A. Distance Medley - click here
The 6.2-mile course
is a scenic tour though Boston's Back Bay. 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, before heading back on Commonwealth Avenue, around the Public Garden and finishing on Charles Street.
Race photography by Marathon Foto
PRIZE MONEY: A total prize purse of $29,400 will be distributed to the top finishers overall and in the masters and wheelchair divisions.
ONE FUND: Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino have announced the formation of The One Fund Boston, Inc. to help the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15, 2013. To donate, visit: www.theonefundboston.org
AT&T has set up a text to donate line to benefit the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. Text BOSTON to 80108 to donate $10 to One Fund Boston.
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All information above is subject to change