HOW TO WATCH THE 2010 BOSTON MARATHONAlong the Course:
An anticipated 500,000 people will line the race course on Monday and cheer on a field of 25,000 runners from Hopkinton to Boston. The Boston Marathon Spectator Guide, which offers tips on where to watch, when to expect the runners based on their start times, and transportation information along the course, can be downloaded at -
Local Televsion Coverage:
WBZ-TV, the Boston CBS affiliate, will air exclusive, live, local coverage of the race from 8:00 a.m. -1:30 p.m. (EST) on Monday, April 19. Its coverage of the Marathon to date is catalogued on its website – www.wbztv.com/bostonmarathon.
National Television Coverage:
For viewers living outside of the Boston area, Universal Sports will broadcast wire-to-wire coverage of the 114th Boston Marathon beginning at 9:30 a.m. (EST). Viewers are encouraged to check local cable listings to find Universal Sports in their area. The Boston Marathon will be broadcast to more than 100 countries worldwide.
Where there’s an internet connection, there’s a chance to watch the 114th Boston Marathon. The historic race will be carried live online at www.universalsports.com.
The official race website, www.bostonmarathon.org, transforms into a race-tracking center on race day. The site will offer live commentary and an active leaderboard, showing the progress of athletes at every five kilometer mark.