- the world's oldest and most prestigious annual marathon and part of the World Marathon Majors. Cheer on the 25,000 runners when they take to the pavement in the rural town of Hopkinton and begin the legendary course through eight cities and towns before crossing the Finish Line in Boston's Back Bay. If you are running in this year's race please peruse Participant Info
To learn more about spectator options please view the 2013 Spectator Guide. You should also check out the Boston Marathon Course Map to plan where to watch the runners.
Plan to stake out a spot on Monday April 15th and join us for the 117th