Boston Marathon 2024
April 15, 2024
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.
- History of the Boston Marathon
- Policies for Boston Marathon Spectators
- Traffic Advisory
- Where to Watch the Marathon
For more information on events: baa.org
*Map image courtesy of BAA.org
Upcoming Boston Marathon Events
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