1400 Maynard SW, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Start Date

09/10/2022

Activity tags attached to this sportie.

Activities: Running only, Full Marathon

WEEKEND STUFF:
Packet pickup is at Fulton Street Pub & Grill from 4-7 Friday. 801 West Fulton Street.  
Saturday at the race site starting at 6.

The race site is at 1400 Maynard SW.  Starting time is at 7am Saturday morning.

Bring your shoes. Recommended. But optional.

 

 

THE BQ.2 RACES ARE THE BEST QUALIFYING RACES IN THE COUNTRY. THE HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF QUALIFIERS ANYWHERE!

In 2019, 58% of finishers qualified for Boston!

You should only sign up for this race if you are going to be ready to qualify for Boston. To sign up before July 15 you'll need to run a "qualifying race" to sign up. Please check the table below.

A race we designed specifically to give you a shot at getting to Boston in 2022. Limited to 330 runners.
See our Qualifying times chart for qualifying times. THERE IS A 4:30 TIME LIMIT.

(NOTE: WE DON'T KNOW THE REGISTRATION WINDOW FOR THE 2023 BOSTON MARATHON YET!) 

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 18 years with the Metro Health Grand Rapids Marathon. And for 2022, we’re here to help you get there with a race focused completely on getting you to Boston 2023. CONTACT US WITH QUESTIONS donkern1@gmail.com, 616 293 3145 

There are qualifying standards to get into this race. The reason we have qualifying standards is because WE WANT EVERYONE IN THIS RACE PREPARED TO QUALIFY FOR BOSTON! The table is below. For more on Boston Qualifying standards and info on their registration dates, CLICK

Our sister BQ.2 race is being held in Geneva, Illinois. It's under different management and on a different registration platform. Don't get confused. They also do a Spring Chance BQ.2 in the spring. 

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. Activity Starts: - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens :
    Activity type:
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 12/29/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 5/15/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $115.00
      Processing fee : $7.67
    • Registration opens : 5/16/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 8/15/2022 11:59
      Race fee : $125.00
      Processing fee : $8.25
    • Registration opens : 8/16/2022 12:00
      Registration closes : 9/10/2022 07:00
      Race fee : $135.00
      Processing fee : $8.83


  2. Activity Starts: - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens :
    Activity type:
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 12/29/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 5/15/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $155.00
      Processing fee : $9.99
    • Registration opens : 5/16/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 8/15/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $165.00
      Processing fee : $10.57
    • Registration opens : 8/16/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 8/28/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $175.00
      Processing fee : $11.15


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