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The weekly update - time to register
BTW - prices go up Sept 1st
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2011 Baystate Marathon Personalized Bibs - sign up by Sept 30th

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2011 Baystate Marathon Personalized Bibs - sign up by Sept 30th

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Race FAQs

  1. Race Day Number Pickup is a the Tsongas Center
  • The center will close at 8AM
  • No bags maybe left in the center
  • No bags maybe left unattended
  1. All post-race activities take place on the grounds of the Tsongas Center(see maps)
  • Finish Line
  • Post-race Runner Refreshments
  • Race Results Posted Live
  • Awards Ceremony – There will be NO official awards ceremony. All awards will be mailed out within three weeks.
  1. The Marathon and Half Marathon start at 8:00 a.m. on Father Morissette Blvd., just outside the main entrance to Lowell High school. The starting lines will be marked.
  2. You should plan on arriving at the Tsongas Center AT LEAST 90 minutes before the start of the race. The downtown area gets very congested on race morning, and traffic backs-up on major roads leading into the city.
  3. Race day parking is available in area garages for a flat fee of $5.00.
  4. Course Support:
  • Water is available at the start and finish.
  • Clocks will be out on the course at miles 2, 4/14, 6/16, 8, 10/20, 12/22 & 24 (of the marathon course)
  • Water Stops – approximately every 2 miles.  Lemon-line Gatorade, water, and porta-john at every water stop.
  • PowerGel is available on the MARATHON course only at (approximately) miles 7 and 17.
  • Medical aid is available at the Rourke Bridge, which is miles 3.5 and 9.5 on the Half Marathon course and miles 3, 12.5 and 22.5 on the Marathon course.  All water stops and course volunteers have means to connect to the medical team and get you assistance anywhere on the course.

   Medical aid is also available at the finish line

  • Official support ends 6 hours after the start of the race at 2:00 p.m.
  1. Spectators can watch the race at the Rourke Bridge.
  2. Capstone Photography ( is our official race photographer. They will be out on the course and at the finish line.