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Boston Marathon Data Analysis, Part 1

Women, men, young, and old: What can we learn from the data about how to qualify for Boston?

Who gets in and who gets rejected?

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Nearly 1 in 4 athletes who qualify for Boston were rejected in 2019

Cutoff Times:

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New Standards in 2020

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Source: https://www.baa.org/races/boston-marathon/enter/qualify

What do the new standards mean for runners?

Here is the breakdown of how people got in to the Boston Marathon in 2019:

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Age and Gender

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The field is consistently 45% female and 55% male
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The age distribution is remarkable consistent from year to year
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