Participant Information

B.A.A. Distance Medley

2015 REGISTRATION

Registration for the 2015 B.A.A. Distance Medley is closed.

The B.A.A. Distance Medley is 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. Professional runners are eligible for bonus incentives for multiple top finishes in the same calendar year at the B.A.A. 5K, B.A.A. 10K, B.A.A. Half Marathon, and Boston Marathon®, beginning with the B.A.A. 5K, two days prior to the Boston Marathon.

2015 DISTANCE MEDLEY SCHEDULE

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

EVENTDATEREGISTRATION OPENINGFEE
B.A.A. DISTANCE MEDLEY Mon, January 26, 10:00 a.m. ET $200 USD
B.A.A. 5K Sat, April 18 Wed, February 4, 10:00 a.m. ET $50 USD
B.A.A. 10K Sun, June 21 Mon, May 6, 10:00 a.m. ET $60 USD
B.A.A. HALF MARATHON Sun, October 11 Mon, July 15, 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.

2015 SCORING INFORMATION

Bonuses for event record times established at B.A.A. Distance Medley events will be $5,000 for the B.A.A. 5K, $7,500 for the B.A.A. 10K, and $10,000 for the B.A.A. Half Marathon. Boston Marathon event record bonuses will continue to be provided through John Hancock’s sponsorship of the Boston Marathon. In addition, a runner who wins three of those four events in 2014 will be awarded $50,000. Only the single highest bonus will be awarded to a runner.

 For more information on the prize money structure for the 2015 B.A.A. Distance Medley, click the button below:

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Scoring for the 2015 B.A.A. Distance Medley Leaderboard 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.

For more information on age groups, click the button below:

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PARTICIPANT BENEFITS

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

Although not an official entrant, Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon. Joining the starting field shortly after the gun had been fired, Gibb finished the race in 3:21:40 to place 126th overall. Gibb again claimed the “unofficial” title in 1967 and 1968.