Vancouver Marathon is a Boston Qualifier

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As an AIMS certified race, the BMO Vancouver Marathon is a Boston Qualifier.

The BMO Vancouver Marathon’s high participation rates and dedicated running community have historically had a high rate of achievement in qualifying for the iconic Boston Marathon. In fact, the BMO Vancouver Marathon is continually one of the Top 25 qualifying races for the Boston Marathon in the world, according to MarathonGuide.com.

Top Boston Marathon Qualifier

Year Global Rank Boston Qualifiers at the BMO Vancouver Marathon
2016 19 Overall 338
2015 22 Overall 370
2014 19 Overall 429
2013 23 Overall 360
2012 16 Overall 445

Source: MarathonGuide.com

The BMO Vancouver Marathon continually qualifies a large number of runners for Boston.

Boston Marathon Qualifying Times

Year Men Women
18-34 3 hrs, 5 min 3 hr, 35 min
35-39 3 hrs, 10 min 3 hrs, 40 min
40-44 3 hrs, 15 min 3 hrs, 45 min
45-49 3 hrs, 25 min 3 hrs, 55 min
50-54 3 hrs, 30 min 4 hrs, 0 min
55-59 3 hrs, 40 min 4 hrs, 10 min
60-64 3 hrs, 55 min 4 hrs, 25 min
65-69 4 hrs, 10 min 4 hrs, 40 min
70-74 4 hrs, 25 min 4 hrs, 55 min
75-79 4 hrs, 40 min 5 hrs, 10 min
80+ 4 hrs, 55 min 5 hrs, 25 min

Source: BAA.org


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