COURSE INFORMATION

  • Beginning and ending on Charles Street next the Public Gardens and Boston Common, this fast 5k course is a great way to kick off marathon weekend
  • Heading south on Charles Street, athletes take a right on Boylston Street, another right on Arlington, and then a left on to Commonwealth Avenue
  • The course continues along the westbound side of Commonwealth Ave, before heading back at Charlesgate W
  • Athletes will come back along the eastbound side of Commonwealth Ave, taking a right turn at Hereford Street, followed by a left turn on Boylston Street
  • The course then passes over the Boston Marathon Finish Line, before heading back to Boston Common
  • The final turn is a left on Charles Street, with approximately 250-300 meters until the finish line
  • No portion of the below map may be reproduced without permission of the Boston Athletic Association
  • To view a PDF version of the course, click the map below
B.A.A. Course Map