Fan Fest

Presented by Amazon

Fan Fest will feature experiences with official Boston Marathon sponsors, live music, returning champions, and a race weekend clinic.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Boston Marathon Fan Fest presented by amazon is the place to soak in the race-week atmosphere and have fun as you gear up for race day. Fan Fest features appearances by Boston Marathon champions, live music, activities, fitness classes, a final race clinic, and more! Fan Fest will be located at Copley Square Park, just steps from the finish line.

Fan Fest is free and open to the public.

HOURS

  • Friday, October 8: 12:00PM–8:00PM 
  • Saturday, October 9: 10:00AM–7:00PM 
  • Sunday, October 10: 10:00AM–4:00PM 

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

Friday, October 8
Event  Time Location Details Guests
iFit Fitness Class 11:15AM Fan Fest Main Stage Strength + Stretch Led by Gideon Akande
Interview 12:00PM Boston Marathon Live Stage Running Boston on the Course & Virtually Boston Marathon Race Director, Dave McGillivray
Interview 1:00PM Boston Marathon Live Stage A Conversation with former American Record holder Patti Catalano Dillon (Mi'kmaq) and Michael Monroe, Sr. (Narraganset) oldest grandchild of Ellison Brown, as they reflect on their respective legacies.   
Band 2:00PM Fan Fest Main Stage Up All Night  
Clinic 5:00PM Fan Fest Main Stage Boston Marathon Race Clinic presented by amazon Manuela Schär, Scott Smith, & Molly Huddle
Ceremony 6:00PM Fan Fest Main Stage 125th Boston Marathon Opening Celebration  
Band 7:00PM Fan Fest Main Stage The Nightlys  

*All events and guests subject to change

Saturday, October 9
Event  Time Location Details Guests
iFit Fitness Class 7:00AM Fan Fest Main Stage Sunrise Pilates Class Led by Jeni DelPozo
iFit Fitness Class 8:00AM Fan Fest Main Stage Strength + Stretch Led by Gideon Akande
Community Event 8:00AM Meet at Boston Marathon Live Stage 5K Shake Out Run Led by Boston's Black Girls Run and Black Men Run
iFit Fun Run 9:00AM Meet at Fan Fest Main Stage 20-Minute Jog Led by Gideon Akande
Panel 10:30AM Boston Marathon Live Stage Top American Men Scott Fauble, Colin Bennie, Scott Smith, Augustus Maiyo, Jonas Hampton, Matt McDonald
Fitness Class 11:00AM Fan Fest Kids Fitness Event  
Memorabilia Displays 11:00AM- 2:00PM Fan Fest Boston Marathon/B.A.A. Archive Displays  
Interview 11:30AM Boston Marathon Live Stage Interview with Abdi Abdi Abdirahman
Panel 12:00PM Boston Marathon Live Stage Top American Women Jordan Hasay, Nell Rojas, Dakotah Lindwurm, Paige Stoner, Bethany Sachtleben
Interview 1:30PM Boston Marathon Live Stage Interview with Meb Meb Keflezighi
Band 2:30PM Fan Fest Main Stage The 1999  
Band 5:00PM Fan Fest Main Stage Beach Nights  

*All events and guests subject to change

Sunday, October 10
Event  Time Location Details Guests
iFit Fitness Class 7:00AM Fan Fest Main Stage Strength + Stretch Led by Gideon Akande
iFit Fitness Class 8:00AM Fan Fest Main Stage Yoga Led by Jeni DelPozo
Community Event 9:00AM Meet at Boston Marathon Live Stage Join the amazing coaching team for the Road to Wellness 5K as they welcome you to Boston with a morning shakeout run!  
Interview 9:30AM Boston Marathon Live Stage Nutrition with Lottie Lottie Bildirici — @RunningOnVeggies
Panel 10:30AM Boston Marathon Live Stage Boston Legends Amby Burfoot, Joan Samuelson, Bill Rodgers
Panel 11:00AM Boston Marathon Live Stage Starting a Running Journey with Members of the Boston Running Collaborative James Morton, President & CEO of the YMCA of Greater Boston, Tiffany Chenault, PhD. of Black Girls Run Boston & Tomorrow Peeples Founder of the Boston Lions Track Club
Memorabilia Displays 11:00AM - 2:00PM Fan Fest Boston Marathon/B.A.A. Archive Displays  
Band 11:30AM Fan Fest Main Stage Dalton & the Sheriffs, solo acoustic performance  
Panel 1:00PM Boston Marathon Live Stage AWMM Six Star Panel Hosted by Lorna Campbell, Head of Communications, AWMM
Band 2:00PM Fan Fest Main Stage Legends of Summer  

*All events and guests subject to change