The 123rd Boston Marathon is set to be held on Monday, 15th of April in Massachusetts and it will be sponsored by John Hancock, just like it has for the past 34 years.
The 2019 Boston Marathon registration process will be held entirely online at the official website baa.org.
In order to qualify for the Marathon, every athlete must meet all the required standards related to their age and gender.
“Each year, the devotion, determination, and commitment by those aiming to participate in the Boston Marathon is truly inspiring. As the oldest consecutively run marathon in the world, we are grateful that so many athletes aim to achieve their athletic goals on the roads from Hopkinton to Boston,” Tom Grilk, B.A.A. Chief Executive Officer said.
“Each year we add a page to the Boston Marathon’s storied history thanks to the many participants from around the world.”
Boston Marathon Official Registration Dates
September 10, 10:00 a.m. ET: Qualifiers who have met the standard by 20 min, 00 sec or more.
September 12, 10:00 a.m. ET: Qualifiers who have met the standard by 10 min, 00 sec or more
September 14, 10:00 a.m.: Qualifiers who have met the standard by 5 min, 00 sec or more
September 15, 10:00 p.m. ET: The first week of registration ends
September 17. 10:00 a.m. ET: All qualifiers who have met the standard will be able to submit an entry.
September 19, 5:00 p.m. ET: Second registration week ends
Keep in mind that the qualifiers, who have submitted their registration faster, despite gender and age, will be able to enter the race as space allows.
Things to remember about next year’s Boston Marathon
The 2019 Boston Marathon is set to take place on Monday, April 15, 2019, aka Patriots’ Day.
The location: Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The basic qualifying standards for Boston Marathon remain the same as every year.