2014 DATE: Sunday, June 22
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) (See below for information)
10:00 a.m. Awards Ceremony
10:00 a.m. Course closes
11:00 a.m. Finish area and facilities close
REGISTRATION: Thursday, May 1, 10:00 a.m. ET
RACE FEE: $60.00 USD
FIELD SIZE: 8,000
RACE SYNOPSIS: 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.
KIDS FUN RUN RACES: At 9:00 a.m., kids between four and 11-years-old may compete in races on Boston Common. The race distances will depend on the age of the participants, with four and five-year-olds competing in the shortest distance, and ten and 11-year-olds competing in the longest distance (approximately 400 meters).
- No preregistration is necessary
- All participants will receive a bib number and finisher’s ribbon
- Events will not be times and results will not be recorded
- Arrive prior to the event to register near the ball fields nest to the start and finish area
- There is no entry fee for this event
B.A.A. DISTANCE MEDLEY:
The 2014 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 will be held on Saturday, April 19, two days before the 2014 Boston Marathon
. The third and final event is the B.A.A. Half Marathon
set for October 12, 2014. Participants in all three races will receive a special commemorative medal, and will be listed on a Distance Medley Relay Leaderboard.
To learn more about the B.A.A. Distance Medley - click here
RACE COURSE: The 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 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. Message and Data Rates May Apply. Full Terms at mGive.org/T
All information above is subject to change