Boston Marathon
Qualifying Times

The following Boston Marathon Qualifying Times are based upon each athlete's age at the time of the Boston Marathon in which they are marathon qualifying times

Runner's Qualifying Times

18-34 3hrs 10min 3hrs 40min
35-39 3hrs 15min 3hrs 45min
40-44 3hrs 20min 3hrs 50min
45-49 3hrs 30min 4hrs 00min
50-54 3hrs 35min 4hrs 05min
55-59 3hrs 45min 4hrs 15min
60-64 4hrs 00min 4hrs 30min
65-69 4hrs 15min 4hrs 45min
70-74 4hrs 30min 5hrs 00min
75-79 4hrs 45min 5hrs 15min
80 and over 5hrs 00min 5hrs 30min

An additional 59 seconds will be accepted for each age group time standard. For example, a net time of 3:30:59 will be accepted for a 48-year-old man.

Push Rim Wheelchair Division Qualifying Times

Open (Classes T53 & T54) 18-39 2hrs 00min 2hrs 25min
40-49 2hrs 15min 2hrs 40min
50-Over 2hrs 30min 2hrs 55min
Quad (Classes T51 & T52) 18-39 2hrs 45min 3hrs 10min
40-49 3hrs 00min 3hrs 25min
50-Over 3hrs 15min 3hrs 40min

Vision or Mobility Impaired Qualifying Times

Additionally The Boston Athletic Associations has qualifying standards for individuals with either visual or mobility impairments.

Blind or Visually Impaired Program: The qualifying time is 5:00 hours for visually impaired athletes (men and women) classified T11, T12, and T13.

Mobility Impaired Program: Individuals with permanent disabilities that affect ambulation and who would not otherwise qualify for entry in other divisions are being granted the following extended qualifying times:

The qualifying time is 6:00 hours for individuals who, because of the nature of their disability, have difficulty ambulating.

The qualifying time is 8:00 hours for individuals who, because of the nature of their disability, need mobility aids such as prosthetics, leg braces or crutches to ambulate.

All other individuals with disabilities followed entry procedures and qualifying standards of either the B.A.A. or the established qualifying standard from the recognized disabled sports organization.

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