Friday, April 12, to Monday, April 15, 2024 — Boston, Massachusetts

April 7, 2024
Good luck, dear Boston Marathon runners! © Boston Marathon Foto

Uta is looking forward to be back in her beloved Beantown for the weekend events of the Boston Marathon

The city of Boston will host their 128th marathon and thousands of runners, along with their families and friends, will join on Patriots’ Day. The Boston Athletic Association [B.A.A.] will host over 30,000 official entrants, 2,600+ runners representing more than 150 charities, over 500,000 spectators, and 9,000 volunteers. Uta is excited to be back in town for a long weekend of celebrating running and friendship and some memories of her win of the marathon 30 years ago in 1994. On Monday, make sure to join the crowds in cheering for the runners along the Marathon course. 

Uta’s Appearances in Boston:

  • The B.A.A will hold its Welcome Reception on Friday, April 12th, at 7:00 pm. The elite athletes, including the 2024 favorites, and former champions will gather to start this exciting marathon weekend. The event will be held at the Fairmont Copley Plaza, Oval Room, at 138 James Avenue in Boston.
  • The B.A.A. 5K on Saturday, April 13th, starting at 8:00 am. And Uta can’t wait to run with her friends on this magnificant course in downtown Boston. The start and finish lines are between Boston Common and the Boston Public Garden on Charles Street.
  • The Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge Pasta Party will take place on Sunday, April 14th, 3:00 to 5:30 pm. And Uta will be part of the program sending best wishes to the runners.
  • On Marathon Day, Monday, April 15th, Uta will cheer and greet the Dana Farber runners and the other athletes and friends, as they cross the famous Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street in front of the Boston Public Library.

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  • Start of the 128th Boston Marathon on April 15th:
  • 9:02 am Men's Wheelchair
  • 9:05 am Women's Wheelchair
  • 9:30 am Handcycles & Duos
  • 9:37 am Elite Men
  • 9:47 am Elite Women
  • 10:00 am Wave One
  • 10:25 am Wave Two, 10:50 am Wave Three, 11:15 Wave Four

The point-to-point course of the Boston Marathon begins at the Doughboy statue on East Main Street (near Ash Street) in Hopkinton, MA 01748. The finish line is in front of the Boston Public Library — 700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116.