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Participant Information: Post-Race Information

After you finish strong, we'll keep you going.

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

Medical facilities will be available at the finish. The B.A.A. is not responsible for event-related injuries, and athletes are responsible for individual expenses incurred. Only runners needing medical attention will be allowed to enter the medical tent.

 

TIMING AND RESULTS

An electronic timing system will enable you to receive your net time, which will be your official time. The timing and scoring tag will be affixed to the back of your bib, and must not be bent or cracked for you to be scored, timed, and to appear among the results as an official finisher. Timing will conclude two hours after the start. Roads and paths along the route will begin to reopen to traffic prior to the conclusion of timing and scoring, and those remaining on the course will be directed off the roadways and onto walkways by local police.

Results will be posted Sunday afternoon on both the B.A.A. website (www.baa.org) and Cool Running (www.coolrunning.com).

 

POST-RACE FOOD

b.good will be on Boston Common serving hamburgers, cheeseburgers, and veggie burgers to all race participants. The b.good zone will be in addition to other refreshments offered.

 

 

AWARDS CEREMONY

The awards ceremony will begin at approximately 9:30 a.m. Age group awards winners (by net time) will have their awards mailed to them following the race and after results have been verified. Awards will be presented to the top five overall male and female finishers, and top male and female wheelchair finishers on Boston Common.

In addition to the above, the top three push rim wheelchair division finishers, along with the first, second, and third place finishers in the following age groups for both men and women will receive awards: 12 to 14 years; 15 to 19 years; 20 to 24 years; 25 to 29 years; 30 to 34 years; 35 to 39 years; 40 to 44 years; 45 to 49 years; 50 to 54 years; 55 to 59 years; 60 to 64 years; 65 to 69 years; 70 to 74 years; 75 to 79 years; 80 years and older.

B.A.A. Moment 4

1935 John A. Kelley

Born in West Medford, Massachusetts as one of ten children, Kelley ran track and cross-country at Arlington High School in Massachusetts. He did not finish his first Boston Marathon in 1928, but eventually competed in a record 61 Boston Marathons. A legend of the marathon, Kelley won the 1935 and 1945 runnings of the Boston Marathon. He finished in second place at Boston a record seven times. Between 1934 to 1950, he finished in the top five 15 times at Boston, consistently running in the 2:30s. He ran his last full marathon at Boston in 1992 at the age of 84, his 61st start and 58th finish there.