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121st Boston Marathon on April 17, 2017

DISTANCE: 26 MILES, 385 YARDS (42.195 KILOMETERS)

The Boston Marathon is the world's oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world's most prestigious road racing events. The Boston Athletic Association manages this American classic, which is sponsored by John Hancock Financial Services. The Boston Marathon has distinguished itself as the pinnacle event within the sport of road racing by virtue of its traditions, longevity and method of gaining entry into the race (via qualification).

COURSE RECORDS

DivisionNAME (COUNTRY)TIMEYEAR
Men's Open Geoffrey Mutai (Kenya) 2:03:02 2011
Women's Open Buzunesh Deba (Ethiopia) 2:19:59 2014
Men's Masters John Campbell (New Zealand) 2:11:04 1990
Women's Masters Firaya Sultanova-Zhdanova (Russia) 2:27:58 2002
Men's Wheelchair Joshua Cassidy (Canada) 1:18:25 2012
Women's Wheelchair Wakako Tsuchida (Japan) 1:34:06 2011

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