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Find out when you can register for the 2016 Boston Marathon

Registration for the 2016 Boston Marathon will open on Monday, September 14, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The B.A.A. will use the same process to register qualified runners as it used for the Boston Marathon in 2013, 2014, and 2015; allowing the fastest qualifiers in their gender and age group to register first.

To find out when it is your time to register for the race, please click the button below and enter your information into our registration calculator:

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The 120th Boston Marathon will be held on Monday, April 18, 2016, Patriots’ Day in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Registration will be held entirely online at The qualification window for the 2016 Boston Marathon began on September 13, 2014.

Meeting the qualifying standard for your age and gender does not guarantee that your performance will gain your entry into the 2016 Boston Marathon.

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1935 John A. Kelley

Born in West Medford, Massachusetts as one of ten children, Kelley ran track and cross-country at Arlington High School in Massachusetts. He did not finish his first Boston Marathon in 1928, but eventually competed in a record 61 Boston Marathons. A legend of the marathon, Kelley won the 1935 and 1945 runnings of the Boston Marathon. He finished in second place at Boston a record seven times. Between 1934 to 1950, he finished in the top five 15 times at Boston, consistently running in the 2:30s. He ran his last full marathon at Boston in 1992 at the age of 84, his 61st start and 58th finish there.