Registration for the 2013 Boston Marathon will continue
on Monday, September 24.
BOSTON ÛÒ The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced last Friday
that registration for the 2013 Boston Marathon® will continue today,
Monday, September 24 at 10:00 a.m. ET for runners who have met the qualifying
standards necessary for the submission of their application. Following an
initial two-week, rolling admission registration period, which began on September
10 and concluded on Friday, September 21 at 5:00 p.m. ET, the B.A.A. will
accept applications until the maximum field size is reached.
For the 2013 Boston Marathon, the qualifying standards were made five
minutes more stringent for each age group and gender. The qualifying
times in effect are listed on the B.A.A.Ûªs web site at:
Those interested in applying for entry into the Boston Marathon must
first meet the qualifying standard by running a certified marathon and posting
a performance within the designated time for their age group and gender prior
to submitting their application.
Verification of qualifying performances is ongoing with regard to
applications for entry already submitted. Applicants will be notified of their
acceptance as their qualifying performances are verified, and the process may
take up to two weeks. Those applicants who are unable to be accepted also will
be notified. Those accepted for entry will be notified by email and the
names of all official entrants will be posted on the B.A.A. web site.
The 117th Boston Marathon is on Monday, April 15, 2013
which is PatriotsÛª Day in the Commonwealth