Registration opens January 1.
In 2018, 65% of finishers qualified for Boston!
You should only sign up for this race if you are going to be ready to qualify for Boston.
A race we designed specifically to give you a shot at getting to Boston in 2020. It’s September 14th and limited to 330 runners.
See our Qualifying times page for qualifying times. THERE IS A 4:30 TIME LIMIT. So beating your BQ time by 5 minutes means you’ll be able to register that Monday for Boston 2020! (Assuming the same registration window as last year--subject to BAA scheduling.) Brought to you by the same team from the Metro Health Grand Rapids Marathon. As runners, we know how important Boston is to you. And we know what it takes to get there. We’ve been there ourselves, and we’ve helped THOUSANDS of runners get there in our 15 years with the Metro Health Grand Rapids Marathon. And for 2019, we’re here to help you get there with a race focused completely on getting you to Boston 20120. CONTACT US WITH QUESTIONS email@example.com, 616 293 3145