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How to: Qualify for the Boston Marathon

The Race:


The Boston Marathon is the oldest running race in the United States. April 21, 2008 marks the 112th consecutive year. A marathon is 26.2 miles or 26 miles 385 yards to conform to Olympic Standards. The Boston Marathon course is a point-to-point route from Hopkinton to Boston. It's run on the third Monday in April on Patriot's Day, a holiday commemorating the start of the American Revolution. Entry is by time qualification. Qualifying Standards are based on age and sex. The Boston Marathon is the pinnacle of achievement for most serious runners read more...



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