Boston Marathon Monday 2016 Toolkit


Marathon runners on the run in cityThis year will mark Boston’s 120th Marathon and the forecast is sunny and warm. If you plan to attend, we’ve gathered some links and tools to help you prepare … or if you’re an armchair observer, we have links to mobile devices, social media sites and online streaming. Remember. Marathon Monday coincides with Patriots Day, which is  a legal holiday in Massachusetts – one of only two states to commemorate the day as a holiday.

Boston Marathon Event Information

Get a route map or download a mobile app to track runners

Policies for 2016 Boston Marathon Spectators (PDF)

Mile-By-Mile Guide To The Boston Marathon

Your guide to the 2016 Boston Marathon route, start times and more

Transportation in the Greater Boston area on Marathon Monday

Follow on social media: Boston Marathon Twitter and Boston Marathon Facebook

Watch online: Official Online Streaming site

Spectator Guidelines – what not to bring (click link for larger)

Boston Marathon security - what not to bring

Security: If you see something, say something

Boston Marathon Monday Toolkit


marathonIt’s 42 with drizzle at the race starting line.  Watch the Boston Marathon live starting at 9:30

Athlete tracking
Boston Marathon Twitter feed
Boston Marathon Facebook

Spectator Security guidelines for Boston Marathon
Which roads are closed on Marathon Monday
Boston Marathon interactive map – Find Viewing Spots, T Stops and More With This Interactive Course Map

There are more than 30,000 runners this year – here are start times
2015 Boston Marathon Official Start Times

Start Time / Division / Approx No. of Entrants
8:50 – Mobility Impaired – 50
9:17 – Push-Rim Wheelchair -70 (plus 6 duos)
9:22 – Handcycles – 18
9:32 – Elite Women – 40
10:00 – Elite Men and Wave One – 7,500
10:25 – Wave Two – 7,500
10:50 – Wave Three – 7,500
11:15 – Wave Four – 7,500