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BAA Announces Final Schedule for Boston Marathon

3 Apr, 2014


The Boston Athletic Association (BAA), organizer of the Boston Marathon, has issued its Schedule of Events for official participants.

Full information is available at the website.

FRIDAY, APRIL 18
Participant Number Pick-up
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EST
Registered athletes pick up their official race numbers.

John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EST
The 37th annual John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo features more than 200 exhibitors and is widely regarded as the running industry’s premier showcase for new products, services and events. Complimentary admission courtesy of John Hancock, Conventures, Inc., and the B.A.A.

SATURDAY, APRIL 19
Participant Number Pick-up
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. EST

John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston
9:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. EST

B.A.A. 5K
Boston Common, Boston
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. EST
An estimated 10,000 participants will take part in the sixth annual B.A.A. 5K from Boston Common. The race course will pass over the Boston Marathon Finish Line. This will be the largest B.A.A. 5K in event history. Registration is closed.

B.A.A. Invitational Miles
Boylston Street, Copley Square, Boston
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST
The Invitational Mile features some of the top professional and scholastic milers. The high-school athletes represent the eight host cities and towns of the Boston Marathon.

B.A.A. Relay Challenge

Boylston Street, Copley Square, Boston

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EST

More than 20 schools from around Greater Boston will convene for the 18th consecutive year for the B.A.A. Relay Challenge. This event is presented by the B.A.A. in partnership with adidas and the City of Boston. More than 17,000 Boston-area youths have participated in the B.A.A. Relay Challenge since its inception in 1997.

SUNDAY, APRIL 20
Participant Number Pick-up
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST
Registered athletes pick up their official race numbers.

John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston
9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. EST

Boston Marathon Pre-Race Dinner
City Hall Plaza near Faneuil Hall, Boston
4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EST
A dinner for official athletes and guests.

MONDAY, APRIL 21
Hopkinton
Official Start Times:

DIVISION             START TIME        APPROX NO. OF ENTRANTS
Mobility Impaired            8:50 a.m.              20 (plus guides)
Push-Rim Wheelchair     9:17 a.m.              64 (plus 9 duos)
Handcycles         9:22 a.m.              21
Elite Women      9:32 a.m.              50
Elite Men & Wave One  10:00 a.m.           9,000
Wave Two           10:25 a.m.           9,000
Wave Three       11:00 a.m.           9,000
Wave Four          11:25 a.m.           9,000
All Times Eastern

Post-Race Party, presented by Samuel Adams
Fenway Park & House of Blues, Boston
6:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. EST

All official participants are invited to celebrate their accomplishment with family and friends at the Fenway Park Open House. Experience America's most beloved ballpark and relax before the Official Post-Race Party at Boston's House of Blues next door.

Boston Marathon Mile 27: The Official Post-Race Party, presented by Samuel Adams will feature a range of Samuel Adams products, including the official beer of the Boston Marathon, 26.2 Boston Brew, on tap. Complimentary light dinner fare will be available while supplies last, a re-broadcast of the day's race will air on large screens, and the day's winners and top finishers will be presented to the crowds.

TV/Online Broadcasts: The race will be televised live in its entirety locally on WBZ-TV (Channel 4), and the station will also be streaming live race coverage throughout New England on CBSBoston.com. The race will be broadcast nationally on Universal Sports, and online at UniversalSports.com.

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