The Dates and Numbers of the Boston Marathon Registration

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    The Boston Marathon is April 20, 2015 – Patriots’ Day! There are tens of thousands of runners who are eagerly hoping that their names are on the final entrant list for this historic race. However, as in the last few years, it is not just qualifying and then getting around to sign up that will get you the marathon! Now, there is just a short window (10 days and then a reopening if the slots are not filled) and just qualifying is no longer enough. To ensure yourself a spot at the starting line, you may need to actually run several minutes faster than your qualification time for your age. The Dates and Numbers of the Boston Marathon Registration The big number that has just recently been announced is that there will be a field cap of 30,000 runners for the 2015 Boston Marathon. This is down from 36,000 last year, but that number had been inflated to allow the over 5,000 runners from 2013 who had crossed the half-marathon... The post The Dates and Numbers of the Boston Marathon Registration appeared first on Running with Miles.

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