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Participant Information: Pre-Race Information

Baggage claim, bib numbers, and more.


Bib numbers for U.S. residents, along with your official Race Information Brochure, have been mailed to your address on file. Please check that your registration information is correctly imprinted upon your bib. Please do not fold or forcefully bend your bib. The timing and scoring device is affixed to the back of your bib and should not be damaged or removed from the bib. Please wear your bib on the front of your torso on your outermost layer. If any inaccuracies appear on the bib number or if your bib number appears damaged, please call the B.A.A. Registration Office at (508) 435-6905 or send an e-mail to

International residents, including those from Canada, will pick up their bib numbers and Race Information Brochure on race day at the registration tent near the start and finish line.

Upon completing the race, you may claim your official t-shirt near the refreshments area. You may pick up your t-shirt before the race, and check it at gear check.


The B.A.A. will offer a race weekend clinic on Friday, June 20 at 6:00 p.m. at the Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center (40 Trinity Place, Boston, MA) . This event is free and open to all registered B.A.A. 10K entrants and their guests. The B.A.A.’s experts will discuss race day tips, give a course preview, and conduct a question and answer session. Several professional runners participating in the 10K will be present. To RSVP for the event, please email

RSVP For Clinic Here

adidas and running specialty retailer Marathon Sports will be on site at Boston Common on race day with footwear from adidas’ award winning BOOST™ line of running shoes. Stop by for a free gaitanalysis from the Marathon Sports staff, which has been rated Best of Boston® by Boston Magazine, to find out which BOOST™ shoe is best for you and your running.


Entrants can check belongings at a designated location near the start on Boston Common. Bags will be provided and belongings must be claimed following the race. Please use the gear check tag affixed to your bib number to identify your bag once the race has concluded. You must use a plastic bag provided by the B.A.A. to check your belongings. The clear, plastic bag will be provided on-site at the gear check area near the start/finish area. Please do not check valuables. The B.A.A. is not responsible for lost items.


All information above is subject to change

B.A.A. Moment 2

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.