BAA 5K Road Race Scheduled for Saturday - April 19, 2014

An elite field of Olympic & IAAF World Championship medalists & returning champions will be on full display in this year's 2014 BAA 5K which will be run tomorrow - Saturday, April 19 - at 8:00am. This year's BAA 5K - which will have a field size of 10,000 entrants - will start and finish at Boston Common. To see a map of the race, please see the enclosed image. 

The 3.1-mile course starts & finishes at the Boston Common. The race will take participants down Boylston Street and across the Boston Marathon finish line. As the race begins on Charles Street, it proceeds left on Beacon Street. Runners then take a left on Arlington Street and a right onto Newbury Street. At Berkeley Street, runners take a right and then a left onto Commonwealth Avenue. At Charlesgate, runners will turn around and follow the Boston Marathon course, taking a right on Hereford Street and then a left on Boylston Street and passing over the Boston Marathon finish line before continuing down Boylston Street and taking a left onto Charles Street for the finish.