Qualifying for the Boston Marathon
Following is a list of marathons most frequently used to qualify for the Boston Marathon. THIS IN NOT AN ALL-INCLUSIVE LIST, but simply a list of the top feeder races. There are many marathons that can be used to qualify. The Boston Marathon does not determine what races are Boston Qualifiers. Please contact the race you are interested in attempting your qualifying mark to see if they are certified by either USA Track & Field or AIMS (Association of International Marathons).
Qualifying window for the 2015 Boston Marathon opened September 14, 2013.
Registration for the 2015 Boston Marathon is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2014.
All qualifying marathons must be certified.
- For application into the Boston Marathon, applicants must provide the name and date of the marathon at which they qualified, and their official finishing time.
- The B.A.A. will verify all qualifying times before granting acceptance into the race.