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Participant Information

The 119th Boston Marathon will be held on Monday, April 20, 2015. Patriots' Day in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

 

DivisionStart timeapprox no. of entrants
Mobility Impaired TBD TBD
Push-Rim Wheelchair TBD TBD
Handcycles TBD TBD
Elite Women* TBD TBD
Elite Men & Wave One TBD TBD
Wave Two TBD TBD
Wave Three TBD TBD
Wave Four TBD TBD

All Times Eastern

* Only women (open or masters) starting the race in the elite women's start at 9:32 a.m. are eligible for prize money.

COURSE RECORDS

  • Men's Open: Geoffrey Mutai (Kenya), 2:03:02, 2011
  • Women's Open: Rita Jeptoo (Kenya), 2:18:57, 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 (United States), 1:34:06, 2011

 

All the information above is subject to change at any time

B.A.A. Moment 1

1920 - Ashland Start

The Boston Marathon began in Ashland, Massachusetts from 1897 through 1923 then moved to Hopkinton for the 1924 race.  Since then, the race has started in Hopkinton every year.