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Holiday Inn Express is on (a cul-de-sac away) the race course.
Boston Bound Marathon
Early Packet Pickup on Saturday, Sept. 1 at the Host Hotel - Holiday Inn Express - from 4 - 7 pm.
Sunday, September 2, 2018
Race Starts: 6:30 AM
Location: Johns Creek, GA
3835 Johns Creek Pkwy,
Johns Creek, GA, United States
Have you been dreaming of running Boston?
Need to shave a few minutes off your time to get in?
Looking for the perfect course to set a PR?
This is the event for you!
Regardless if you want to run the Boston or not, this is the event!
Entry Fees & Registration
Event Cap is a total of 150 participants.
Early Bird Registration through July 2
Regular Registration 7/3-8/2
Late Registration 8/3-9-1
Race Day Registration (available if event cap has not been met)
You can't qualify for Boston by doing a Virtual Race, but you can get some awesome swag. We've got some great stuff that we'll be getting all the runners, and you'll be able to get in on the fun, even if you can't make it out to the race.
You'll submit your time by end of day on September 3rd, and we'll post your results compaired to everyone else running the Virtual Race. Shirts and medals are all mailed 1st thing after the weekend.
The primary goal of this event is for everyone to GO FAST, but we'll have some great awards for everyone
Each race will have awards in the following catagories:
Top 3 Overall M/F
Top 3 Master M/F
Overall Grand Master (50+)
Overall Sr. Grand Master (60+)
Age Groups (M/F)
The Marathon course is USATF certified, so it's a Boston Qualifier. The number is: GA17053WC
You will also be able to use your times for Peachtree Qualificatoin, or any pretty much any other race that requires a qualifing time.
Here's a link to the Boston Standards
Here's a link to the Peachtree Qualifying Standards
Course & Timing Details
1 mile FLAT & FAST loop
The Full is USATF certified...so the Full with be a Boston Qualifier
Chip timed Start & Finish
Chip timed split every mile
Mile splits are displayed on monitors as you pass by the mile point...helping you keep on pace
Elite Aid Stations
2 stations along course (every 1/2 mile)
1 station with cups of water
1 station with your personally selected aid (drinks & gel)...must register by 8/27
Bananas & oranges and/or your personal special needs bag
We realize the it might get a little repetitive running a 1 mile loop...so we'll have music & entertainment along the course to keep you going and entertained
Course Cut Off
Because of the nature of the event, the course will close at 10:30 am (4 hour race time)
Five Star Turkey Trot
All participants will earn FREE entry into one of the Five Star Turkey Trots. See event website for additional details
Refunds, Transfers, & Deferments
Because of the small field limit and the customization for each participant, all registrations are final and there are no refunds, transfers, or deferments.
August 26 11:59 PM EDT - Last Day to Guarantee shirt & Size and aid station choices.
September 1 4:00 - 7:00 pm Early Packet Pickup at Host Hotel
For overnight hotel accommodations click the Booking link or call the hotel directly, 678-638-9800, and refer to the Boston Bound Marathon for your reservation
Volunteer for this race
earn a FREE Five Star race!