Wednesday, October 27, 2010

It's official!

Dear Kathleen Rafish,

This is to notify you that your entry into the 115th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 18, 2011 has been accepted, provided that the information you submitted is accurate.

You can verify your acceptance into the field by searching the 115th Boston Marathon Entrants database on the B.A.A. web site. Additionally, a Confirmation of Acceptance card will be mailed to you via US Postal Service mail.

In early April 2011, an official Number Pick-up Card and Welcome Booklet regarding the B.A.A. Boston Marathon and related race week activities will be mailed to you via US Postal Service first class mail. If you do not receive your Number Pick-up Card (required to claim number) and brochure by April 9, please contact our Registration Office at Registration related inquiries may also be directed to 508-435-6905.

Note that bib numbers will not be distributed on Race Day. Your travel arrangements should take into account picking up your number at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center in Boston on Friday, April 15 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., or Saturday, April 16 or Sunday, April 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m

Get the best hotel rates by using the Official Lodging form from Marathon Tours and Travel. For more information, email or call 617-242-7845.

JetBlue is proud to be the official airline of the Boston Marathon. When you book your flight to the 2011 Boston Marathon, make sure you fly with JetBlue Airways. You'll receive $10 off each way! Learn more here.

For additional tourist information, please visit

We look forward to seeing you in April! Best of luck in your training!


Boston Athletic Association


  1. Awesome new Kathy! You have worked so hard for this! I can't wait to follow your Boston training! This is going to be such a wonderful experience for you:)

  2. Yay! Enjoy every second--you've earned it!

  3. The Black Knight Army - Italian Legion is proud of you. Congrats!!! And now go to conquer Boston!!!!

  4. That is great! Good luck with the training!

  5. i'm so jealous you got your confirmation!!!!! i'm still waiting and sweating bullets. they said it might take up to 5 weeks before i get the "second email." i'm dying here! see you in boston (i hope)!

  6. Congrats. You are going to have a blast.

  7. That is amazing!! Congratulations ;)