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Registration for 2020 Boston Marathon Opens Monday

The 124th Boston Marathon will take place April 20, 2020



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    The starting line is almost in sight. 

    Registration for the 124th Boston Marathon begins Monday morning, the Boston Athletic Association announced Thursday.

    Anyone who has met the qualifying standard race time by at least 20 minutes will be able to register for the 2020 marathon at 10 a.m. Monday online at

    If there is more available space, registration will open up on Wednesday at 10 a.m. for participants who beat the qualifying time by at least 10 minutes, then Friday at the same time for those who beat the time by at least 5 minutes.

    Anyone else who met the qualifying standard can apply for any remaining slots Monday, Sept. 16, at 10 a.m. Registration stays open until the maximum field size is released.

    That registration schedule is the same for all divisions; see the qualifying times for the open division here and para athletes here. Registration costs $205 for U.S. residents and $255 for international residents.

    The marathon will take place April 20, 2020.

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