Marathon Park Prep
The Marathon Park Prep is a hilly 13.1-mile challenge in Ashland MA. This tester for 'Boston' was formerly the Quincy Half Marathon and is produced by Ashland Half group. It begins & ends at the original 1897 Boston Marathon starting line.
The course map for this run is not for the beginner marathon runner, however it is an excellent prep course for those looking to qualify for Boston.
Nestled between New England two largest cities, 25 miles from Boston and 17 miles from Worcester, Ashland and Marathon Park is easily accessible by auto or rapid transit. The park is within 5 miles of two major Massachusetts highways, the Massachusetts Turnpike and Route 495, with the Ashland MBTA commuter rail station on the Boston-Worcester line located just steps from the park.