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How to watch the Boston Marathon live online, TV schedule and more

Darren McCollester

The 2013 Boston Marathon begins Monday morning -- Patriots' Day in Massachusetts -- at 9 a.m., with the Mobility Impaired division, followed shortly thereafter by the Wheelchair Division and Handcycles. The Elite Women then start at 9:32 a.m., with the Elite Men (and the first wave of age groupers) scheduled for a 10 a.m. start.

If you're looking to watch the race, from either your television or computer, you'll have plenty of optons on Marathon Monday. Universal Sports Network and are the exclusive national homes of Monday's race, so find it now on your cable box (channel 625 on DirecTV, 402 on Dish Network).

Visit Stride Nation's complete 2013 Boston Marathon coverage, and follow @Stride_Nation for more updates.

Here's Universal Sports' full line-up for Monday, with live coverage from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Not sure if your cable provider carries Universal? -- Check here):


For those away from a TV, the 2013 Boston Marathon will be streamed live online -- for FREE -- at, starting at 9:30 a.m.

Locally in Boston, WBZ-TV CBS (Channel 4) has your coverage, "providing live wire-to-wire coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon." will also be live-streaming race coverage beginning at 9 a.m., but only in the New England area.

Finally, here's a (non)comprehensive list of coverage elsewhere:

The Marathon Blog at the Boston Globe

Boston Globe's live blog, with live Tweets and photos from the course, in real-time.

The Boston Live Blog at Runner's World