How To Watch The 2018 TCS New York City Marathon

Tune in to watch the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon on November 4, 2018.

How To Watch The NYC Marathon

The 48th annual TCS New York City Marathon is quickly approaching on November 4, 2018. Since the first New York City Marathon in 1970, which saw only 55 of its original 127 participants cross the finish line, the race has become the largest marathon in the world, with its current record of 51,394 finishers set in 2016. Wherever in the world you happen to be this November 4, here’s how you can tune in and watch as participants race from the Staten Island start line to the finish in Central Park.

All times listed below are in Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Local Coverage

In the New York tri-state area, the race will be broadcast live on WABC-TV (channel 7) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local coverage will also be available from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the ABC app or on

National Coverage

Viewers across the U.S. can watch the race live on ESPN2 and on the ESPN app, available on smartphones and tablets from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The race can also be viewed on for those who have a video subscription from TV providers. Pre- and post-race footage will air on ESPN3 from 7 to 9 a.m. and 12:30 to 2 p.m., with additional views of the finish line available from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Race coverage will be available in Spanish on ESPN3 as well from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Watch Abroad

This year’s race broadcast will be available from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. through a variety of global platforms. Check your local television listings for details as the race approaches.

Tune In With Team WR

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