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Boston Marathon 2013: Start time and schedule for the weekend

A look at the weekend's schedule for the Boston Marathon.


The Boston Marathon, one of the world's most iconic races, is set for its 177th running on Monday, April 15. The legendary 26.2-mile course stretches from Hopkinton to Copley Square in Boston, with the elite women set to start things off at 9:32 a.m. ET on Marathon Monday, but the weekend is full of other activities, like Saturday night's New Balance Midnight Run.

Set for a start time of 11 p.m. (at Boylston and Dartmouth), the run is four miles and is "guided by Paul Revere and his friends. It's a free run, and will offer flashing lights, LED hats and other give-aways.

Number pick-up for those running in the race is all weekend, culminating with Sunday's hours of 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday is also the day of the 2013 Boston Athletic Association 5K, making its fifth annual appearance. The B.A.A. 5K is scheduled for an 8 a.m. start, and is followed by the famous B.A.A. Invitational Mile, which features 2008 Olympic silver medalist Nick Willis and 2010 World Indoor Champion Kalkidan Gezahegne.

Sunday ends with the Pre-Race Dinner for runners (4:30-8 p.m.).

On Monday, marathon will first hear the gun at 9 a.m. for the Mobility Impaired division; the elite men start at 10 a.m.

Mobility Impaired 9:00 a.m. 6
Wheelchair Division 9:17 a.m. 30
Handcycles 9:22 a.m. 24
Elite Women 9:32 a.m. 50
Elite Men & Wave One 10:00 a.m. 9,000 Red
Wave Two 10:20 a.m. 9,000 White
Wave Three 10:40 a.m. 9,000 Blue

The Boston Marathon will be streamed live online at, starting at 9:30 a.m., and will be aired locally on WBZ -TV and nationally on Universal Sports, beginning at 9 a.m.