Participant Information: Pre-Race Information

Bib Distribution, Gear Check, Start Procedure, and more

RACE DAY SCHEDULE - SATURDAY, APRIL 15

Boston Common Opens, and Pre-Race Preparations         8:00 - 9:20 a.m.
Start of the Race 9:30 a.m.
Couse Closure 10:45 a.m.

 

PARTICPANT GUIDE

To download this year's edition of the B.A.A. 5K Participant Guide, click below:

  

 

TRANSPORTATION & PARKING INFORMATION 

For more information on transportation to the start line, as well as parking near the event, click below:

 

BIB NUMBER AND T-SHIRT DISTRIBUTION

 

GEAR CHECK

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.

 

START INFORMATION

The start and finish line for the B.A.A. 5K is on Charles Street between the Boston Public Garden and Boston Common. In order to ease course congestion, a multiple pulsed start program will be implemented. Runners will be seeded according to their expected finishing time. Signs will be positioned in the start area on Beacon Mall in Boston Common to indicate your start position. The timing and scoring system will begin recording your time once you cross the starting line. Your net time will be your official time.

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Pre-Race Information

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