Cheering Section

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Friends and family of Team Eye and Ear are invited to cheer their runners at our team cheering section!

Monday, April 17
12:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Mile 19 of the Boston Marathon Route
Corner of Lowell Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue, Newton

Map to cheering section

Directions

PLEASE NOTE: You will not be allowed to cross the marathon route.

  • Directions coming from the East
    • I-90W to Exit 17 (Newton / Watertown)
    • Slight Left on Washington Street
    • Left on Lowell Avenue (after 1.5 miles)
    • Lowell Ave will intersect with Commonwealth Ave. (marathon route) about one mile down the road
  • Directions coming from the West (Hopkinton Area)
    • I-90E to Exit 17 (Newton / Watertown)
    • Merge onto Washington Street
    • Left on Lowell Avenue (after 1.5 miles)
    • 1st Right onto Centre Street
    • 2nd Right onto Church Street
    • Left on Washington Street (immediately after passing under I-90)
    • Left on Lowell Avenue (after 1 mile)
    • Lowell Ave will intersect with Commonwealth Ave. (marathon route) about one mile down the road
  • MBTA directions from Boston (approx. 50 minutes from Boston)
    • Take Bus 554 (leaves from Federal Street & Franklin Street, Boston at 10:10am, 11:10am, 12:10pm, 1:10pm, and 2:10pm)
    • Get off at Washington St. & Lowell Ave., Newton stop
    • Turn left onto Lowell Ave. (you will go over a bridge that goes over I-90)
    • Walk straight on Lowell Ave. until you reach Commonwealth Ave. (about 0.9 miles)
    • Take a right onto Commonwealth Ave. and arrive at mile 19 Team Eye and Ear cheering section

Parking

We recommend parking at Newton North High School’s parking lot (about 0.4 miles up Lowell Avenue) on the side of Lowell Avenue or one of the other side streets.

PLEASE NOTE: You will not be allowed to cross the marathon route.