About the Runners

The Boston Marathon is open to runners 18 years and older, from any nation, who meet the qualifying standards. Below are the runner demographics for the 2015 Boston Marathon.

Age Groups

18–39 (41%)
40–44 (16%)
45–49 (16%)
50–54 (12%)
55–59 (8%)
60–64 (4%)
65+ (3%)

Gender

Females (45%)
Males (55%)

Regions

Massachusetts (18%)
Other New England (4%)
Other US (60%)
International (18%)

Attendee Spending

Up to $99 (37%)
$100–$199 (28%)
$200–$299 (17%)
$300–$499 (13%)
$500+ (5%)