Boston Marathon

2024 Boston Marathon will be held on Monday April 15th
Hopkinton - It All Starts Here 

Official Announcements and useful links for runners, spectators, and Hopkinton residents:
BAA Boston Marathon Homepage
Memo to Hopkinton residents & business owners from the BAA - dated 4/2/24
Start area in Hopkinton - info for runners
Start line - public access map

Hopkinton Road Closures - On April 15th, roads immediately surrounding the start line and town common (Main St., Ash St., Park St, and Hayden Rowe) will close at 6:30am, followed by all other roads leading into the downtown area will be closed for general travel as of 7:00am.  This year will be consistent with recent years prior. The major roads leading into the downtown area will be blocked at the following locations:
i. West Main Street at Lumber Street
ii. Wood Street at Elm Street
iii. Hayden Rowe Street at Chestnut
iv. Ash Street at Blueberry Lane
v. Cedar Street at Legacy Farms North
vi. East Main Street at every intersection
vii. In addition to these locations, all roadways that are adjacent to the roads where runners, spectators, volunteers, and workers are located will be blocked.

Hopkinton GIS has created two maps to show road closures, and highlight detour routes:
Click here for map that shows a zoomed in section of roads around the Hopkinton common and start line.
Click here for a map that shows a more zoomed out view and illustrates the detour routes that will be in place once roads close.


Hopkinton's Emergency Notification System Partner is Onsolve Code Red.
Visit Hopkinton's Code Red page to register and choose how to be notified in the event of an emergency
Learn more about Code Red's Mobile Alert App
Download the CodeRED Mobile Alert app
Learn about how Code Red helped notify runners and the public following the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing

The CodeRED Mobile Alert app helps you stay informed of community, emergency, and severe weather alerts directly on your mobile device. The app is geo-aware, meaning that you will only receive alerts that impact your specific location.

For non-emergency updates, follow us on social media.  For timely information leading up to and on race day, check us out on Twitter.Twitter Icon
To stay updated on all things Marathon, visit our Boston Marathon Twitter List, consisting of the of the following accounts:

@HopkintonMA - Town of Hopkinton, MA
@HopkintonPolice - Hopkinton, MA Police Department
@BAA - Boston Athletic Association 
@BostonMarathon -  Boston Marathon
@MassEMA -  Massachusetts Emergency Management Association (MEMA)

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