Event Information: Course Information

MILE COURSE:   A three lap, USATF-certified course begins on Boylston Street, turns left on Dartmouth Street, left on Newbury Street, left on Exeter Street then left onto Boylston ending at the Boston Marathon finish line. Each lap is 522 meters, plus 44 additional meters on the first lap before the runners first cross the finish line.

 

COURSE RECORDS:  

  • Men’s Professional: Nick Willis, NZL, 4:03.3, 2013
  • Women’s Professional: Anna Willard, 4:38.6, USA, 2009
  • Boys’ Scholastic: Ben Groleau, Framingham, 4:27.2, 2012
  • Girls’ Scholastic: Melanie Fineman, Newton, 5:10.44, 2010
B.A.A. Moment 5

1977 - Bob Hall Becomes the First Person to Complete the Race in a Wheelchair

Shown here in 1977, Bob Hall pioneered the division when he became the first person to complete the race in a wheelchair in 1975, making good on his promise to finish in under three hours.