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How to watch the 2018 New York City Marathon

Streaming details for the Nov. 4 New York City Marathon, the largest 42.2K road race in the world

New York City Marathon Canadians
2017 New York City Marathon
Photo: Courtesy of NYRR

The biggest race in the world is set to get underway on Sunday morning with the women’s elite race at 9:20 a.m. EDT, followed by the men’s elite race at 9:50 a.m. EDT with the rest of the field heading out shortly thereafter. 

Shalane Flanagan
Photo: courtesy of NYRR.

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In the women’s race there will be a battle between the New York defending champion Shalane Flanagan, the women’s marathon world record holder Mary Keitany, the American half-marathon record holder Molly Huddle, the Boston 2018 champ Des Linden and the London 2018 champ Vivian Cheruiyot. This is one you don’t want to miss.

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Bernard Lagat
André Zehetbauer, CC

The men’s race features Bernard Lagat running his highly anticipated marathon debut, the 2017 defending champion and multiple Olympic, world championship and world major medallist. 


If you’re in Canada, Trackie.ca will be live streaming the event. In the U.S. the event will be live streamed on abc7NY. You can also catch the race on ESPN2 and watch on the ESPN app. 

The New York City Marathon also has an app. Check out TCS NYC Marathon for a map of the marathon, the ability to track runners and get live updates of their location, so if the person you’re watching isn’t in first, you’ll still know how they’re tracking through their race.