The B.A.A. racing app is the official home for all Boston Marathon and B.A.A. race information and tracking. It is your guide to race weekend and race day!
The Official racing app for the 126th Boston Marathon and 2022 B.A.A 5k. Track your favorite runners, view interactive leaderboards, see past results, and more!
· Live tracking on course maps
· Live leaderboards
· Participant times, paces, estimated finish times, and push notifications
· Tracking for both the 126th Boston Marathon and B.A.A. 5K
· Cheer card submission to encourage your favorite runners
· Race related information and resources
· Custom selfie frames
· Live broadcast viewing links
· Social media sharing
Ratings and Reviews
I wish the map could be in landscape!
The app is really good and gets better each year. I hope maybe this year or next they could update the map so it can be viewed in landscape. It would be easier to follow the many family members and friends that are starting at different times and running at different speeds
Small item but would be helpful!
Bad at the Main Thing: Race Day Tracking
I agree with the review that said last year’s app was better. This app tried to be and do too much, and it was seriously lacking for race day, especially if you were tracking multiple people. So many small, seemingly obvious user features were missed. For example, you could not re-order the list runners you were tracking after adding them. More importantly, the list order of tracked runners should have automatically updated as the tracked runners crossed checkpoints(aka fastest to slowest), showing up in the order you would likely see them on the course. This obviously showed correctly on the course map view, but the list view was the default and should have also shown tracked runners in chronological order. The app was also excruciatingly slow to load and reload throughout the race.
Something I’d like to see for next year: There should be a “course spectator” option where you can put in your rough location as a spectator and be notified specifically when your tracked runner(s) hits the closest checkpoint before your location. I missed seeing a few of my tracked runners because it was distracting going back and forth between checking the app notifications and cheering.
Overall I think more thought and intentional user design needs to go towards the race tracking aspect of the app and evaluating how people are using that feature since it’s the main reason people download the B.A.A. app on Marathon Monday.
Yet another Boston Marathon app. WHY?
The app was much better last year. Which brings me to my first piont. Why do we have to download a whole new app every freaking year?!? For one thing, it would be great if one could track a particular runner year by year in one place. VERY FRUSTRATING. The text labels on the icons are teenie and impossible to read due to being super low contrast. Pale gray is a terrible choice. These are extremely hard to read on both a black or a white background. Please get some older adults on the design team. You might be surprised at what gets missed without another perspective.
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