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COURSE DETAILS for North course no: 16/017

Course Name Boston Marathon 
Race Name Boston Marathon 
Distance 26.219 Miles 
Measured By Steve Wathall, Grade: 2 
Measured On 16 Jan 2016 
Race Type road 
Terrain Extremely flat course 
Surface Start on closed town roads, then quiet country roads and lanes later single track. 
Configuration Course runs generally east and then north to Wrangle with the return route sharing parts of the outward route for a short section to Mile 13 and a longer section between Miles 16 and 19 before taking HM route back to the College 
Section of Road Closed roads at the start and full width available. No shortcut on pavements or just before Mile 1. Whole road on single track roads and LHS only on roads with two way traffic. 
Right Turns In general it has been assumed that runners will use the full width of single track lanes and the LHS of roads wide enough for two way traffic. Busier junctions will have traffic management. 
Grid Ref of Start OS GRID REF: TF328440
View in Streetmap: 532800344000
File Reference  

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Certificates of Course Accuracy have been issued for the following races using the above course:
Course Name = Boston Marathon

Race (with web
site link if supplied )

County Organiser
(race director)
Organisation Certificate
Issued on
Date of
Boston Marathon Lincs Albert Guy bull Boston Marathon Association  30 Jan 2016  17 Apr 2016 
Boston Marathon UK Lincs AlbertGuy Bull Boston Marathon Association  7 Mar 2017  17 Apr 2017 

Course Measurement Report

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