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Event Information: Road Closures

A detailed list of the roads that will be closed on October 13, 2013

The 14th Annual B.A.A. Half Marathon begins at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, October 12.

  • Roads along the Emerald Necklace Park System will begin to close as early as 7:30 - 8:00 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 11:00 a.m. on October 12.
  • If you live SOUTH of Jamaica Pond on the Jamicaway or the Arborway, or if you're planning to use these roads, and the Monsignor William Casey Overpass to navigate on Sunday, October 12, there will be closures in place until 11:30 a.m.

 

All information above is subject to change

B.A.A. Moment 4

1972 - Women Official Entrants in Marathon

Although Bobbi Gibb was the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon in 1966, it was not until the 1972 Boston Marathon that women could become official entrants due to a change in AAU rules.