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Q: What holiday is the Boston marathon held on?
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Why is the Boston Marathon always held on the third Monday of April?

It's Patriot's Day in Massachusetts and Maine - a holiday that commemorates the first battles of The American Revolution in Lexington and neighboring Concord.


Is there a Boston Marathon in October 2010?

No. The Boston Marathon is held on Patriot's Day, a Massachusetts state holiday. This is the third Monday in April. October 18, 2010 was the first (and last) day that qualified runners could register for the 2011 event. The marathon reached capacity of roughly 26,000 runners within a little over eight hours of online signups.


What day of the week was the Boston Marathon?

For 2012, the Boston Marathon will take place on Monday, April 16th, 2012 in Boston Massachusetts. In fact, the race is always held on Monday, because it is timed to coincide with the state holiday known as Patriots' day, which was created to commemorate the battles of Lexington and Concord, and is observed on the third Monday in April each year.


Was the Boston Marathon always held on Boston?

Yes, the Boston Marathon has always been held in Boston. No, not really. The course starts in the village of Hopkinton and passes through the towns of Ashland, Framingham, Natick, Wellesley, Newton, and Brookline on the way to the Boylston Street finish line. Only the final 1.5 miles is actually run within the city of Boston. Prior to 1925 the marathon started in Ashland.


How old is the Boston Marathon?

The Boston Marathon was established in the year 1897 so it is officially a hundred and sixteen years old (116). It is usually held on Patriot's Day in the month of April.


Is there a famous marathon in Wisconsin they do every year?

Yes. Milwaukee's Lakefront Marathon, held each October, is regarded as one of the best US races to qualify for the Boston Marathon.


When was Boston Marathon created?

Boston Marathon was created in 1897.


What town does the Boston marathon stop?

The Boston Marathon stops in Boston. It stops at Copley Square.


Where was the first marathon run?

The first Boston Marathon, in 1897, was from Ashland to Boston.


What year did Boston Marathon begin?

The Boston Marathon was first conducted in 1897.


What date was the Boston marathon in 2014?

The Boston Marathon was April 21, 2014.


What year did the Boston Marathon begin?

The Boston Marathon was first conducted in 1897.

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