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Event Information: Road Closures

A detailed list of the roads that will be closed on Sunday, October 11, 2015

The 15th Annual B.A.A. Half Marathon begins at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 11.

  • Roads along the course and adjacent and abutting roads will be closed from approximately 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  • Roads will re-opened through the course of the morning by the Massachusetts State Police.
  • If you live north of Jamaica Pond on the Jamicaway or the Riverway, or the segments of Pond Avenue, Perkins Street, and Francis Parkman Drive that overlook the Emerald Necklace Park System, or if you plan on using these roads, there will be closures in place until 10:00 a.m. on October 11.
  • If you live south of Jamaica Pond on the Jamicaway or the Arborway, or if you're planning to use these roads on Sunday, October 11, there will be closures in place until 10:00 a.m.
  • If you live within the vacinity of Forest Hills MBTA station, New Washington Street, or Forest Hills Drive, please be advised that street closings along the race course and on the adjacent and abutting streeets are in effect from 7:00 a.m. through 10:00 a.m. (see map below - click image for large view)

All information above is subject to change

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.