Saturday, September 14, 2013

2013 Rock & Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon - Course Map, Results Page, & More

The sold-out 2013 Rock & Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon takes place Sunday, Sept. 15th, and here are some quick links to essential details for the race.
You can also find information on the race at its Facebook and Twitter pages.

The race starts at 8:00 a.m. on Benjamin Franklin Parkway, running east on eastbound lanes, west of 22nd St.

Good luck to all runners!

Sunday, September 1, 2013

2014 Boston Marathon Registration Info: Dates, Notes, Field Size Increase, & More

If you want to get into the 2014 Boston Marathon, the registration date is coming up soon... so you might want to spend part of your Labor Day weekend checking out the details. Here are some basic details, shown after the graphic of qualifying times (you can find full information at the Boston Athletic Association's registration dates page):

2014 Boston Marathon qualifying times
2014 Boston Marathon qualifying times.
  • Registration for the 2014 Boston Marathon starts September 9, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET; it will be conducted online only at
  • The registration process will be the same as for 2012 and 2013, allowing faster runners to register first
  • Race date: Monday, April 21, 2014
  • Field size: for 2014 only, the Boston Marathon field has been increased to 36,000 participants
  • Qualifying standards for 2014 (shown above) are the same as for the 2013 race  
  • The 2015 Boston Marathon will take place on April 20th; registration dates have not yet been announced. The qualification window for the 2015 race opens on Saturday, September 14, 2013.
For more information, see the Boston Marathon website or the race's Registration Dates and Field Size page. (And, if you can't run in 2014, note the date of the 2015 Boston Marathon: April 20th.)

Good luck to all entrants!