The Boston Marathon is always run on the third Monday in April, which is Patriots' Day in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The legendary Boston Marathon course follows a point-to-point route from Hopkinton to Boston.
The historic course starts on Main Street in the rural New England town of Hopkinton and follows Route 135 through Ashland, Framingham, Natick, and Wellesley to where Route 16 joins Route 135
It continues on Route 16 through Newton Lower Falls to Commonwealth Avenue, turning right at the fire station onto Commonwealth which is Route 30
It continues on Commonwealth through the Newton Hills, bearing right at the reservoir onto Chestnut Hill Avenue to Cleveland Circle
The route then turns left onto Beacon Street continuing to Kenmore Square, and then follows Commonwealth Avenue inbound
The course turns right onto Hereford Street (NOTE: against normal traffic flow) then left onto Boylston Street, finishing near the John Hancock Tower in Copley Square.
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Notes: Best organized and most fun marathon I've ever run!! Wall to wall spectators all the way from mile 0 to mile 26.2. Ran an easy pace from start to finish, high-fiving all the spectators, soaking in all the sights and sounds.