Health & Safety

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Participants will need to provide proof of vaccination prior to participating in the B.A.A. Half Marathon on Sunday, November 13. To be considered fully vaccinated participants must have completed a vaccination series of a World Health Organization-certified vaccine prior to receiving their bib number. Any registered athlete who cannot provide proof of vaccination will not be allowed to participate in the race. Entries will not be deferred, refunded, or transferred to a future race. Requests for a medical exemption will be reviewed individually.


The B.A.A. strongly encourages everyone practice personal responsibility for the 2022 B.A.A. Half Marathon. From guests traveling with athletes to spectators cheering on participants, everyone is encouraged to take efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Additionally, anyone who develops any symptoms must avoid public activity except for going to get a COVID-19 test.

All participants must have a plan for isolation in the event of a positive COVID-19 test. Unvaccinated people must also have a plan to self-quarantine following an exposure to a COVID-19 positive person.


Masks will be required in all B.A.A. Half Marathon medical tents. Masks will be available across various locations associated with the B.A.A. Half Marathon and weekend activities.


Upon registering for the B.A.A. Half Marathon, all entrants will receive a confirmation email from the B.A.A. with instructions on how to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination on CrowdPass. As a reminder, all participants will need to provide proof of vaccination prior to receiving their bib number.

We ask participants to submit proof as soon as possible to ensure a smooth race experience. You will receive reminder emails from the B.A.A. if you have not yet submitted your proof of vaccination. Medical exemptions can be requested and will be reviewed on an individual basis by emailing The deadline to submit an exemption is October 14, 2022.