Citython FAQs

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How do I register myself?

  1. Proceed to this page: Register Now.
  2. Register as either a Citython Runner ($40) or a Brunch Pass Spectator ($20).

How do I register a team?

Instructions on how to register a team can be found here.

Can I attend the post-race brunch even if I don't want to run?

Yes, you can purchase a brunch pass for $20 which includes admission for one to the post-race brunch with emcee Jenny Johnson of NESN’s Dining Playbook and Champy, entertainment by DJ Nelski, and three drink tickets (photo ID required).

What's included in the registration fee?

5K Registration Package ($40):

      • Participation in the Citython 5K road race – a USATF certified race course – including bib with built-in timing chip.
      • Admission for one to the post-race brunch with emcee Jenny Johnson of NESN’s Dining Playbook and Champy and entertainment by DJ Nelski.
      • Three drink tickets (photo ID required).

Brunch Pass Package ($20):

      • Admission for one to the post-race brunch with emcee Jenny Johnson of NESN’s Dining Playbook and Champy and entertainment by DJ Nelski.
      • Three drink tickets (photo ID required).

What is the Citython schedule of events on race day?

Saturday, November 16, 2019

 7:45 AM    Registration, Bib Pickup and Runner’s Village Open
 8:45 AM    Opening Ceremony at Starting Line
 9:00 AM    Race Starts!
 9:05 AM    Brunch tent opens
11:40 AM   Last Call
12:00 PM    Event Ends

I cannot find my confirmation email. What should I do?

We can forward you a copy. Please email us to request a copy of your confirmation email.

Can I receive my bib prior to race day?

Yes, there will be a bib pick-up event on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Check back for time and location information in October 2019.

Where do I go to check in upon arrival?

Please enter the Boston Common via the corner of Beacon and Charles Street, then find your way to the long tents marked “Registration.”

I'm driving, where should I park?

Parking will be available at The Boston Common Garage, 0 Charles St, Boston, MA 02116, and on surrounding streets.

I'm taking the T, what's the closest station?

Orange Line: Chinatown
Red Line: Park Street
Green Line: Arlington Street or Boylston Street

Is the event rain or shine?

Yes, the event is rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather (i.e. unsafe temperatures, blizzard, etc.), the Citython may be canceled. If this is the case, you will receive an email notification by 3:00pm on November 15, 2019. Please note, registration fees are non-refundable.

What should I bring?

This event is rain or shine. Please dress appropriately for cooler temperatures and precipitation. The tent for the post-race brunch will be temperature controlled but an additional layer is always recommended after running.You will need a photo ID to consume alcohol.

Will there be bag check?

Yes, there will be secure bag check during the race. Please retrieve your bag after you’ve completed the race and prior to attending the brunch.

Can I change my registration information after I've registered?

Yes, you can edit your own registration information through Race Roster until 11:59pm on November 15, 2019. Registrants can contact us directly to make changes after that date.

Can I transfer to another category?

Yes, you can transfer to another category (i.e. from runner to brunch pass or from brunch pass to runner) through Race Roster until 11:59pm on November 15, 2019. Instructions on how to transfer category can be found here. Please note there is no fee associated with a transfer.

Can I transfer my registration to another person?

Yes, if you can no longer attend you can transfer your registration to another participant through Race Roster until 11:59pm on November 15, 2019. Instructions on how to transfer a registration can be found can be found here. Please note there is no fee associated with a transfer.

Can I volunteer?

Yes, we need your help and have plenty of opportunities to volunteer on race day. Register to become a volunteer here.

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