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How To Watch The 2023 Boston Marathon

This year, the women's field is stacked and the men's World Record holder will run Boston for the first time. Here's how to watch all the action on race day.

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On Monday, April 17 2023, the Boston Marathon will begin. The Third Monday in April. Marathon Monday and also Patriot’s Day. The team at Women’s Running will be there with our sister colleagues from Outside Run to cover the race, the press conferences, the lead up and the post-marathon stories.  We don’t know how the race will end, but we do know it’s going to be an exciting one. The women’s field is stacked, and a certain men’s marathon World Record holder is coming to town for the first time.

This year represents ten years on from the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, adding to the significance of the day. The city of Boston is planning on remembrance events, acts of kindness and community service to mark the decade, and to honor the victims, survivors, and first responders.

Fans who aren’t lining the course need not feel left out. Here’s how to watch the 2023 Boston Marathon (the women’s pro field takes off at 9:45 a.m. Eastern).

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Boston Marathon Live on Television

Local Boston Channel

The local Boston channel will dedicate the majority of the day to marathon coverage and stories. If you live in Boston, you are certainly not going to forget that Patriot’s Day is also Marathon Monday.

  • WCVB 4:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET

National Coverage of The Boston Marathon

Starting thirty minutes before the elites take the start, watch the race live on ESPN.

  • ESPN 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET

Boston Marathon Live on Twitter

From the media headquarters in Boston, the Women’s Running team will be reporting and tweeting the race live, taking you right to the heart of each mile. They’ll be bringing their years of experience in elite marathon running and data at their fingertips to explain the tactics, the moves, and the history for each of the elite runners on their way to the finish line.

Follow us live on race day by following our twitter accounts in our running family.

Boston Marathon Week on Instagram

It could be argued that more endurance is required for the lead up to race day in Boston. With over 14 shakeout runs (and counting), running brands rolling out the red carpets for the rockstars of our sport, we’ll be on the ground reporting race week from Boston.  From the expo, to the press conference, we have our most cushioned running shoes ready to report the Boston Strong spirit to the ‘gram.

Follow to experience race weekend in Boston with us.

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