Information ROAD CLOSURES TOWN ROADS CLOSE ROADS OPEN Hopkinton 7:30 a.m. 1 p.m. Ashland 7:30 a.m. 1 p.m. Framingham 8:45 a.m. 1:30 p.m. Natick 8:45 a.m. 2 p.m. Wellesley 8:45 a.m. 2:30 p.m. Newton 9 a.m. 3:30 p.m. Brookline 9:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Boston Variable 6 p.m. TRANSPORTATION TO START BIB-NUMBERS COLOR WAVE BUS LOADING 1 - 8,999 Red 1 6 a.m. - 6:30 a.m. 9,000 - 17,999 White 2 6:30 a.m. - 7 a.m. 18,000 + Blue 3 7 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
START TIMES Push-Rim Wheelchair Division Start 9:17 a.m. Handcycle Participants Start 9:22 a.m. Elite Women’s Start 9:32 a.m. Elite Men’s Start and Wave One 10:00 a.m. Wave Two 10:20 a.m. Wave Three 10:40 a.m.B.A.A. 5K andInvitational Mile B.A.A. 5K Sunday, April 17 8 a.m. Copley Square Park An entertaining morning of races on Sunday to get you in the running spirit. The third-annual B.A.A. 5K will host 5,000 runners on an urban course that passes historic Boston landmarks, and finishes across the famous finish line on Boylston Street.
B.A.A. Invitational Mile Sunday, April 17 Copley Square Park Immediately following the 5K, a number of the world’s fastest mile runners will compete in the B.A.A. Invitational Mile. Also, middle school and scholastic runners from the eight cities and towns along the Marathon route will take part in a 1,000 meter, and one-mile race, respectively. All of Sunday’s races finish at the Marathon finish line, and are great spectator eventsRunner’s Seminar SeriesRoom #200 Friday, April 15 Chi Running: The 5 Habits of Highly Efficient Runners 2:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Danny Dreyer, Chi Living Running on Empty 3 p.m.-3:45 p.m. Marshall Ulrich, Team Injinji, Extreme Endurance Athlete
Friday, April 15 (cont.)How to Run Your Best Boston4 p.m.-4:45 p.m.Mark Remy, Amby Burfoot, Warren Greene, Jen Van Allen & Trish Hamilton,Runner’s World MagazineStretch and Prepare: Yoga for Your Best Boston5 p.m.-5:45 p.m.Rebecca Pacheco, lululemonSaturday, April 16The Runner’s Diet: Natural Ways to Manage Pain10 a.m.-10:45 a.m.Tara Mardigan, MS, MPH, RD, Nutritionist to the Boston Red SoxFighting Childhood Obesity in America11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.Tedy Bruschi, Former New England Patriot, President’s Council on Fitness,Sports & NutritionBoston Marathon Course Review and Mental Preparation12 p.m.-12:45 p.m.Dave McGillivray, Race Director, Boston MarathonJosh Nemzer, Course Coordinator, Boston MarathonSaturday, April 16 (cont.)How to Run Your Best Boston1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.Mark Remy, Amby Burfoot, Warren Greene, Jen Van Allen & Trish Hamilton,Runner’s World MagazineYes You Can! Inspiration with Team Hoyt2 p.m.-2:45 p.m.Dick & Rick Hoyt, Sponsored by John Hancock Financial ServicesRunner’s World: My Life on the Run3 p.m.-3:45 p.m.Bart Yasso, Runner’s World Magazine
Saturday, April 16 (cont.)Runner’s World: The Long Run4 p.m.-4:45 p.m.Matt Long & Charlie Butler, Runner’s World MagazineStretch and Prepare: Yoga for Your Best Boston5 p.m.-5:45 p.m.Rebecca Pacheco, lululemonSunday, April 17How Yoga Can Take Your Running to the Next Level:A new PR, Injury Free10 a.m.-10:45 a.m.Angie Stewart-Goka, lululemon“Ignore the Impossible” 52 Marathons in 52 Weeks11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.Dane Rauschenberg, Extreme Athlete, SpeakerLast Minute Nutrition Tips for Marathoners12 p.m.-12:45 p.m.Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD, Author of Food GuideSunday, April 17 (cont.)How to Run Your Best Boston1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.Mark Remy, Amby Burfoot, Warren Greene, Jen Van Allen, & Trish Hamilton,Runner’s World MagazineRunner’s World: Legends Panel2 p.m.-2:45 p.m.Greg Meyer, Jack Fultz, Kathrine Switzer, Dick Beardsley, Lorraine Moller,Amby Burfoot & Dave McGillivray, Runner’s World MagazineBoston Marathon Course Review and Mental Preparation3 p.m.-3:45 p.m.Josh Nemzer, Course Coordinator, Boston Marathon
Sunday, April 17 (cont.) Running on Empty 4 p.m.-4:45 p.m. Marshall Ulrich, Team Injinji, Extreme Endurance Athlete Stretch and Prepare: Yoga for Your Best Boston 5 p.m.-5:45 p.m. Angie Stewart-Goka, lululemonCopley Square Park andFamily Meeting AreaSpecial Events Oﬃcial B.A.A. Apparel Oﬃcial B.A.A. Apparel from adidas will be available for purchase at the following times: Friday 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Nissan Leaf on Display The Nissan Leaf will be the Pace Car for the B.A.A. 5K on Sunday at 8 a.m. Following the race, the Leaf will be on display at Copley Square until 11 a.m. Stay in Touch with AT&T On race day, AT&T will have three locations in the Family Meeting Area equipped with phones where runners and family members can make complimentary phone calls. Participants can use the phones to call a friend or loved one to let them know they finished the Marathon, and the phones can also be used to help locate each other in the Family Meeting Area.Information Centers
TCS “Experience certainty” Information CentersTata Consultancy Services (TCS) is pleased to provide TCS “Experience certainty”Information Centers in four important locations during race weekendTCS “Experience certainty”Information CentersJohn Hancock Sports & Fitness ExpoFriday, April 15 2 p.m.-7 p.m.Saturday, April 16 9 a.m.-6 p.m.Sunday, April 17 9 a.m.-6 p.m.John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center900 Boylston St., BostonCopley SquareSaturday, April 16 8 a.m.-6 p.m.Sunday, April 17 8 a.m.-6 p.m.Monday, April 18 5 p.m.-7 p.m.TCS “Experience certainty”Information Centers (cont.)Hopkinton Athletes’ VillageMonday, April 18 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.Family Meeting AreaMonday, April 18 10 a.m.-5 p.m.Stuart Street in Boston’s Back Bay
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Finish AreaFinish Area115th Boston MarathonPre-Race Dinner
115th Boston Marathon Pre-Race Dinner Join runners from across the country and around the world at Boston’s historic City Hall Plaza to fuel up on delicious foods and experience the camaraderie and high energy of this pre-race celebration The Boston Marathon Pre-Race Dinner will feature a buﬀet and live entertainment. Your ticket will be enclosed with your oﬃcial runner’s bib packet. 115th Boston Marathon Pre-Race Dinner The Big Apple Circus will be hosting mini-performances to entertain runners and guests entering the dinner For information on purchasing Big Apple Circus tickets for regularly scheduled complete performances, please visit www.bigapplecircus.org Please Note: No backpacks will be allowed at the Pre-Race Dinner115th Boston Marathon Pre-Race DinnerSunday, April 174:30 p.m.-8 p.m.City Hall Plaza, BostonFree admission for children under 12Additional tickets for family and friends ($20 each) will be on sale atthe Boston Marathon Number Pick-up area of the Sports & FitnessExpo during Marathon weekendDirections:City Hall Plaza, located in downtown Boston, is within easy access of allmajor hotels and public transportation
Schedule of Events Friday, April 15 Boston Marathon Bib Number Pick-up 2 p.m.-7 p.m. John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo 2 p.m.-7 p.m. John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center Nissan Booth# 2826 Be sure to visit the Nissan booth at the John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo where you can have your promotional picture taken on the cover of Runner’s World Magazine and receive prizes and giveaways Meet American 50K Record Holder Josh Cox The first 25 people in line to meet Josh in the Nissan booth will receive a complimentary Runner’s World Training Journal Saturday, April 16 12 p.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, April 17 10 a.m.-11 a.m.
Saturday, April 16Boston Marathon Bib Number Pick-up9 a.m.-6 p.m.John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention CenterJohn Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo9 a.m.-6 p.m.John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention CenterB.A.A. Youth Relay Challenge11 a.m.-1 p.m.Boylston St. at Copley Square ParkSunday, April 17B.A.A. 5K and Invitational Mile8 a.m.Boylston St. at Copley SquareBoston Marathon Bib Number Pick-up9 a.m.-6 p.m.John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention CenterJohn Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo9 a.m.-6 p.m.John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention CenterPre-Race Dinner4:30 p.m.-8 p.m.City Hall PlazaPowerBarBooth# 2426Nutrition SeminarPanel features:Josh Cox, 50K American Record HolderJenna Bell, NutritionistCraig Zelent, PowerBar Team Elite Athlete (Sunday only)Sarah Bashinski-Flament, Olympic Trials Qualifier (Sunday only)Bart Yasso, EmceeSaturday, April 16 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.Sunday, April 17 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
The Gatorade CompanyBooth# 2626Learn more about the G Series Pro products available torunners on Marathon Morning.Sign up for a free One on One Sports Nutrition Consultationwith a Gatorade Sports Scientist or Sports Dietitian.Runners who complete their free consultation will also receive afree G Series Pro sports bottleFriday, April 15 All day !Saturday, April 16 All daySunday, April 17 All dayJetBlue AirwaysBooth# 1519Come by and enter-to-win two roundtrip flights on JetBluefrom Boston to any nonstop destination!Friday, April 15 All daySaturday, April 16 All daySunday, April 17 All dayMonday, April 18Awards Ceremony5 p.m.The Fairmont Copley Plaza Boston (Grand Ballroom)138 St. James Avenue, Boston (Dartmouth St. entrance)Post-Race Party7:30 p.m.-12 a.m.House of Blues15 Lansdowne Street, Boston MAFeaturing: live performance by blues legend James Montgomeryof the James Montgomery Bluesband, dancing, a race video, raceresults, cash bar, and light dinner fare available for purchase