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Boston Marathon

April 18, 2022


Course Map |   Schedule  |   Future Marathon Dates 

The Boston Marathon is the world's largest annual marathon, traditionally held on Patriots' Day, the third Monday of April. The Boston Marathon ranks as one of the world's best-known road racing events. It is one of six World Marathon Majors.

The event attracts 500,000 spectators each year, making it New England's most widely viewed sporting event. Though starting with 18 participants in 1897, the event now attracts an average of about 20,000 registered participants each year.

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Boston Marathon Map

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Schedule of events for Marathon:


Division Start time   
Men's Wheelchair 8:02 a.m.
Women's Wheelchair    8:05 a.m.
Handcycles & Duos 8:30 a.m.
Professional Men 8:37 a.m.
Professional Women 8:45 a.m.
Para Athletics Division 8:50 a.m.
Rolling start begins 9:00 a.m.


Future Marathon Dates

April 18, 2022

April 17, 2023

April 15, 2024

April 21, 2025