Participant Information: Pre-Race Information

Bib Distribution, Gear Check, Start Procedure, and more

RACE DAY SCHEDULE
Boston Common Opens, and Pre-Race Preparations   6:30 a.m.
Start of the Race 8:00 a.m
Couse Closure 9:15 a.m.

BIB NUMBERS AND PARTICIPANT GUIDE

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TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING INFORMATION

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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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