The B.A.A. 5K course is a scenic tour through Boston's Back Bay, taking participants down Boylston Street and across the Boston Marathon finish line
  • The race begins on Charles Street and proceeds right onto Boylston Street before taking another right onto Arlington Street.
  • Participants then take a left onto Commonwealth Avenue, eventually passing the one mile mark.
  • Reaching Charlesgate West, runners will turn around onto the inbound side of Commonwealth Avenue and follow the Boston Marathon race course, taking a right on Hereford Street and left on Boylston Street, ultimately passing over the Boston Marathon finish line.
  • Participants will continue down Boylston Street before taking a left on Charles Street for the finish between the Public Garden and Boston Common.