Post Profile

The Magic Number for the 2017 Boston Marathon - 2 minutes, 9 seconds

You had to beat your Boston Qualifier (BQ) time by 2 minutes and 9 seconds to get into the 2017 Boston Marathon, according to the press release that came out today. That's just slightly more forgiving than the 2 minutes, 28 seconds required for the 2016 Boston Marathon, but still tougher than the 1 minute, 2 seconds or faster for the 2015 Boston Marathon, or 1 minute, 38 seconds for the 2014 Boston Marathon.
read more


Related Posts

26.2 and Counting: The New York City Marathon in Numbers

Health / Fitness : FitSugar

While 26.2 is the magic number of miles that will get you a medal in the NYC Marathon, there's a lot more that goes into the making of this annual race. 1 second separates the closet race in the NYC Marathon; Paul Tergat beat Hendri...

Thirsty (for knowledge) Thursday: How to Qualify for Boston

Health / Fitness : Steve in a Speedo?! Gross!

OK, let's start with this: no, I have no interesting in training for a marathon right now, let alone trying to qualify for the Boston Marathon. I came across this Runner's World article about how to qualify for Boston, and I thought...

Registration for the 2017 Boston Marathon Begins on Monday, Sept. 12th

Fitness / Running : A Trail Runner's Blog

For all you Boston Marathon lovers, a reminder that the registration process for the 2017 Boston Marathon will begin next Monday, September 12, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. ET. Hopefully you have scored your "BQ" qualifying time with a littl...

Boston Marathon Gets Faster for 2016....By 2 Minutes and 28 Seconds

Fitness / Running : A Trail Runner's Blog

For the 2016 Boston Marathon, you didn't just need a Boston Qualifying (BQ) time, you needed to beat it by 2 minutes and 28 seconds. In the three years that this historic race has used their time-based registration process that allo...

Those Crucial 62 Seconds - 2015 Boston Marathon Runners Needed 1:02 Below Their Qualifying Time To Get In

Fitness / Running : A Trail Runner's Blog

The rolling registration is over for the 2015 Boston Marathon, and this year it appears you needed to beat your qualifying time by 62 seconds to get one of the 23,546 qualified runner entry slots. This is slightly closer than last y...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC