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Boston 2 Big Sur Challenge presented by ASICS


The 2015 Challenge:
2 marathons
2 coasts
6 days

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The 2015 Boston 2 Big Sur Challenge for those who entered Boston with a qualifying time is SOLD OUT!  If you are on a wait list for B2B, you will be eligible for a slot only in the event of cancellations or if a current B2B entrant does not start or finish the Boston Marathon.
  • You must have been accepted to enter Boston as a Charity Runner.  If you successfully register for Boston 2 Big Sur, you will need to send proof of your charity acceptance to sally@bsim.org.
  • Runners currently registered for Boston based on a qualifying time are NOT eligible for this registration.  Anyone registering for B2B on January 15, 2015 who is not a Boston charity runner will have their registration voided.
  • Registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis only.  Once 30 entries have been processed, registration will shut down.  We don't know what the demand will be, but a large volume of people attempting to register at the same time could result in one being placed in a registration "queue" or "on hold."
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  • If you are able to register on January 15 as a Boston Charity Runner, and you had already registered for the open Big Sur Marathon last July, email sally@bsim.org.  We will void and refund your original registration.

Only the fittest (or craziest!) ever attempt back-to-back marathons...much less 3,000 miles apart. 2015 will mark the Sixth Presentation of the Boston 2 Big Sur Challenge and we will welcome 400 of the world's fittest athletes to participate in two of the world's greatest marathons. 

  • The Challenge is open to 370 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. To register on October 1 you MUST be registered for the Boston Marathon or be able to provide proof of a guaranteed complimentary Boston entry.  You don't need to provide proof at the time of registration, we will be looking up confirmation of Boston entries.  Anyone entering B2B who is not registered for Boston will have his/her entry voided and the entry fee refunded.  Once these slots have sold out we will take a wait list of no more than 50 people.  If this situation occurs, and you wish to be on the wait list, email sally@bsim.org as soon as possible.  Names on the wait list will be in the order received via email.
  • 30 slots will be reserved for those planning on entering Boston as a charity runner.  Registration for these slots will open on a first-come, first-served basis on January 15, 2015 at 9 AM PDT.
  • If you are currently registered for the open Big Sur Marathon, this entry is non-transferable to B2B, as B2B is first-come, first-served.  You need to register separately for B2B.  If you get in, we will void and refund your open BSIM registration.

[The B.A.A. does not endorse the Boston 2 Big Sur Challenge promotion]     

All B2B participants will receive the following:

  • Your entry into the 2015 Big Sur Marathon as a B2B Challenge runner
  • A Boston 2 Big Sur ASICS finisher jacket in gender-specific sizing (will be distributed in the B2B finish hospitality tent along with the B2B medallion)
  • A Boston 2 Big Sur ASICS training shirt in gender specific sizing (sent in October 2014 after confirming your Boston entry)                                                
     2015 Women's B2B Training Shirt  Mens 2015 B2B Training Shirt
  • custom participant bib and unique B2B finisher's medallion (you will also receiver a BSIM finisher medallion)
  • Access to a catered B2B hospitality finish tent in Big Sur's Marathon Finish Village with an included access wristband for one family member or friend.  Additional family packages can be purchased as well during the registration process.
  • An entry to the Big Sur Post-Race Celebration Party to be held Sunday evening.  Additional tickets can be purchased for $25. 
  • Awards are presented race day to the top five male and female participants based on their combined Boston and Big Sur times
Challenge rules include:
  • To qualify for the challenge, you must also be an official entrant in the Boston Marathon. You can register for Boston either through your qualifying time or through one of their charity programs.  B2B registration fees do not cover your Boston entry.
  • If you are registered for B2B and Boston, but do not start or finish at Boston, you are no longer eligible for the B2B Challenge. 

Questions? Or, for more information, email sally@bsim.org or call 831.625.6226