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Marathon Weekend: Saturday Events

Marathon Weekend: Saturday, April 18, 2015
18Apr2015
Time: 8:00 AM
Location: Boston Common, Boston, MA

The 7th annual B.A.A. 5K will be held on April 18, 2015, two days before the Boston Marathon. The start and finish of the B.A.A. 5K are located on Charles Street between the Boston Public Gardens and Boston Common.

18Apr2015
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: John B. Hynes Convention Center

John B. Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
(617) 954-2000

Saturday, April 18, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (tentative times)

B.A.A. Moment 2

1996 - Centennial Boston Marathon

The starting field of 38,708 for the centennial race stood for more than seven years as the largest in the history of the sport. Included among the finishers were 16 Boston champions. The historic 100th Boston Marathon was monumental for another reason. It was the first time that a chip timing and scoring device was used in a major US Marathon.