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October 11, 2021

Start Time : 10:00 a.m.
Number of Places : 30,000

The Boston Marathon, organized by the Boston Athletics Association, is one of the Marathon 'Majors'. It is possibly the most difficult race to enter. Entry requirements are strict, with men under 65 needing to be able to complete the race in less than 3 hrs 50 mins. Men under 35 need to have achieved a time below 3 hrs 00 mins and similarly-aged women need to have finished a marathon within 3 hrs 30 minutes.

The 2021 Boston Marathon also has a virtual event, open to 70,000 participants, run over October 8 - 10.



Boston Marathon Route
The Boston Marathon is a point-to-point race starting in the rural town of Hopkinton and ending at Boston. After starting, runners leave Hopkinton, heading through Ashland, Framingham, Natick and Wellesley. They then run through Newton Lower Falls along Commonwealth Avenue to Newton Hills, bearing right at the reservoir towards Cleveland Circle. They then turn left into Beacon Street. The route then leads towards Commonwealth Avenue before turning right into Hereford Street and left into Boylston Street before the final stretch to the finish line at Copley Square.

Boston Marathon Entry
* US Entrants : $205
* Non-US Entrants : $255
* Registration Opens : April 20
* Registration Deadline : April 23

* Virtual Entrants : $75 - $145
* Virtual Deadline : When the virtual race is full.

Contact Details
Contact : Boston Athletic Association
Address : 40 Trinity Place, 4th Floor Boston, MA 02116, USA
Tel. : 617-236-1652
Email : info@baa.org
Website : https://www.baa.org

Further Information
* Charities : The Boston Marathon has a number of selected charities.

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