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Charles River Marathon

1 race scheduled · Sat 7th Sep 2019 · Boston
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About this event

The day starts with the Charles River Marathon, continues with the Charles River Half Marathon Relay, and wraps up that evening with the Starry Night 5K. The marathon course is USATF-certified and thus eligible as a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. 100% of the proceeds of these events benefit RACE Cancer Foundation and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

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What's included:

Marathon: Top 3 male & female overall, and age group awards: 18-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+. Overall awards are based on gun time. AG awards are based on chip (net) time. Trophies/medals can be picked up at our office but any other prizes may only be claimed at the awards ceremony.

7:00am Sat 7th Sep 2019

Run 26.2mi

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Logistics and schedule

5:30 am – Marathon & Half Marathon Relay registration opens
7:00 am – Marathon starts
10:30 am – Marathon Awards Ceremony – Overall Winners (top 3)
11:30am – Marathon Awards Ceremony – Age Group Winners (top 3)

Due to permitting and volunteer constraints, the marathon will have time limit of 4 hours and 30 minutes for runners age 59 and younger. Runners 60 and older will have the time limit extended to 5 hours.


We are seeking volunteers to help with several aspects of the event. Please sign up to volunteer at

How to get there

1 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114, USA

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Public Transportation: Harvard Square MBTA Station is a 1.1 miles away. The 70, 70a, and 86 buses will drop you .1 mile away at Western Ave & Everett St. Plan your trip here: Google Trip Planner

Parking: There’s a large parking area (lot #4) at 1101 Soldiers Field Road next to the start/finish area.

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