Participant Information

B.A.A. Distance Medley Registration Opens January 22


The B.A.A. 5K will mark the beginning of the 2014 B.A.A. Distance Medley, a three-race series which combines the B.A.A. 5K, the B.A.A. 10K, and the B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund.


  • Early registration for the three-race series will begin at 10:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, January 22 and will continue until Wednesday, January 29 at 5:00 p.m. ET.
  • During the early registration period, you will be able to enter all three events at once (you cannot register for only one or two of the events during this period).
  • The registration fee during the early registration period will be $200.00 US.
  • The early registration period will be limited to 3000 entrants.


For more information of each event, click the event name below:

B.A.A. DISTANCE MEDLEY (all three events) See below REGISTRATION IS CLOSED $200 USD
B.A.A. 5K (first race) Sat, April 19 REGISTRATION IS CLOSED $50 USD
B.A.A. 10K (second race) Sun, June 22 Thur, May 1, 10:00 a.m, ET $60 USD
B.A.A. HALF MARATHON (third race) Sun, October 12 Wed, July 16, 10:00 a.m. ET $75 USD

For more information about the Distance Medley series, please contact our B.A.A. offices directly at 508-435-6905.

Scoring for the B.A.A. Distance Medley will be based on total, elapsed time. For example, someone who runs 14:00 minutes at the 5K, 29:00 at the 10K and 1:04:30 for the Half Marathon would end the series with a time of 1:47:30. This unique scoring system is intended to maximize interest in the series among runners, the general public, and the media. For more information on Age Group Information, click the button below:

Everyone who completes all three races, or signed up for the Series in January will receive the following:

  • Each athlete will be awarded a special commemorative medal for the series in addition to receiving a finisher’s medal for each race.
  • Each athlete will be listed in our exclusive Medley Leaderboard; showing the top male and female competitors throughout the series.
  • Each athlete will receive a unique bib number to be used throughout the series, indicating they are B.A.A. Distance Medley participants.
B.A.A. Moment 3

1966 - Bobbi Gibb

In 1966, Bobbi Gibb was the first female to run the Boston Marathon.