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23,267 athletes qualify for the 127th Boston Marathon

By on September 21, 2022 0

The Boston Athletic Association announced that all qualified athletes who submitted entries for the 127th Boston Marathon have been accepted into the race. “We look forward to launching the route to Boston for qualified participants from around the world,” said BAA Acting General Manager Jack Fleming. “We look forward to the 127th running of the Boston Marathon in just seven months.” Registration was open from September 21 to 16. During this five-day window, a total of 23,267 applications were submitted for the April race. The qualifying group includes 13,315 men, 9,930 women and 22 non-binary athletes for the marathon to be held on April 17. The BAA said it is currently confirming all qualifying times that have been submitted. Candidates should receive an official notification of acceptance within the following weeks, as the organization confirms the authenticity of the times. The remainder of the Patriots Day Marathon participants will be athletes representing official charity partners, sponsors, members of our professional field and other invitational participants, the BAA said in a press release. A total of 30,000 participants will be allowed to participate in the 127th Boston Marathon. BAA also announced that the qualification window for the 128th Boston Marathon began on September 1, 2022. The 2024 marathon is scheduled to take place on April 15. for the 2024 marathon is to be announced after the end of the 127th marathon. Beginning in 2023, coverage of the annual Massachusetts Patriots Day race from Hopkinton to Boylston Street will be handled locally by WCVB Channel 5 and nationally by ESPN, the Boston Athletic Association announced in June. The new partnership marks a return of the marathon to WCVB and ESPN. Channel 5 provided wire-to-wire coverage of the race from 1982 to 2006 and ESPN aired the race most recently in 2004.

The Boston Athletic Association has announced that all qualified athletes who submitted entries for the 127e The Boston Marathon was admitted to the race.

“We look forward to kicking off the route to Boston for qualified participants from around the world,” said BAA Acting Chief Executive Officer Jack Fleming. “We look forward to the 127th running of the Boston Marathon in just seven months.”

Registration was open from September 21 to 16. During this five-day window, a total of 23,267 applications were submitted for the race next April. The qualifying group includes 13,315 men, 9,930 women and 22 non-binary athletes for the marathon to be held on April 17.

The BAA said it is currently confirming all qualifying times that have been submitted. Candidates should receive an official notification of acceptance within the following weeks, as the organization confirms the authenticity of the times.

The remainder of the Patriots Day Marathon participants will be athletes representing official charity partners, sponsors, members of our professional field and other invitational participants, the BAA said in a press release. A total of 30,000 participants will be allowed to participate in the 127e Boston Marathon.

BAA also announced that the qualifying window for the 128e The Boston Marathon began on September 1, 2022. The 2024 marathon is scheduled to take place on April 15. Registration information for the 2024 marathon will be announced after the end of the 127e marathon.

Beginning in 2023, coverage of the annual Massachusetts Patriots’ Day race from Hopkinton to Boylston Street will be handled locally by WCVB Channel 5 and nationally by ESPN, the Boston Athletic Association announced in June.

The new partnership marks a return of the marathon to WCVB and ESPN. Channel 5 provided wire-to-wire coverage of the race from 1982 to 2006 and ESPN aired the race most recently in 2004.