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BAA Sets Date for 2011 Boston Marathon Registration

Boston
Athletic Association Sets Date to Open

Registration
for the 2011 Boston Marathon
®

 

BOSTON, Mass. ‰ÛÒ
Registration
for the 2011 Boston Marathon® will open on Monday,
October 18, 2010 at 9:00 a.m.
(ET)
and will be conducted online at www.baa.org. The 115th Running of the
Boston Marathon will be on Monday, April 18, 2011.

 

Entrants
qualify
for the Boston Marathon by meeting time standards which correspond to
age and
gender, and the qualifying standards for the 2011 race remain unchanged
from
recent years. Qualifying standards
for the 2011 Boston Marathon must be met on
or after September 20, 2009 at a
marathon certified by USA Track & Field, the national governing body
for the
sport (or foreign equivalent). Also, the registration fee will remain
$130 USD
for residents of the USA. For last month‰Ûªs event, the race
filled in just over two months, and the B.A.A. anticipates the maximum
field
size for the 2011 race also to be reached quickly.

 

The
field size
for next year‰Ûªs Boston Marathon remains as it has been in recent past
years. In
2010, the race had 26,790 entrants and 22,721 finishers. Full
registration
information, including a list of qualifying marathons, and a list of the
B.A.A.‰Ûªs Official Charities for the Boston Marathon is available at www.baa.org.

 

QUALIFYING STANDARDS FOR THE 2011
BOSTON MARATHON

Age Group                    Men
                            
Women

18-34                           
3hrs 10min                   
3hrs 40min

35-39                           
3hrs 15min                   
3hrs 45min

40-44                           
3hrs 20min                   
3hrs 50min

45-49                           
3hrs 30min                   
4hrs 00min

50-54                           
3hrs 35min                   
4hrs 05min

55-59                           
3hrs 45min                   
4hrs 15min

60-64                           
4hrs 00min                   
4hrs 30min

65-69                           
4hrs 15min                   
4hrs 45min

70-74                           
4hrs 30min                   
5hrs 00min

75-79                           
4hrs 45min                   
5hrs 15min

80 and older                 
5hrs 00min                   
5hrs 30min

 

 

The B.A.A. has organized the race since the inaugural Boston
Marathon in
1897 when the field consisted of 18
entrants and 10 finishers.

 

Established
in 1887, the Boston Athletic Association is a non-profit
organization with a mission of managing athletic events and promoting a
healthy
lifestyle through sports, especially running. The B.A.A.’s Boston
Marathon is the
world’s oldest annual marathon, and the organization manages other local
events
and supports comprehensive charity, youth, and year-round running
programs.
Since 1986, the principal sponsor of the Boston
Marathon has been John Hancock
Financial.

 

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