Marathon Monday: Boston Marathon Quick Facts

The men's elite field at the 117th Boston Marathon gets underway today at 10 a.m. Photo by PhotoRun.net

A quick run-down of the race schedule, broadcast times, weather, elite fields and more.

Competitor.com is on the ground in Boston covering the 117th running of the Boston Marathon. Follow along on our Facebook page and on Twitter @RunCompetitor during the race and be sure to check back after the race for race stories, photos and videos.

Race Schedule (All times ET)
9:00 a.m. — Mobility Impaired
9:17 a.m. — Wheelchair Division
9:22 a.m. — Hand Cycles
9:32 a.m. — Elite Women
10:00 a.m. — Elite Men and Wave 1
10:20 a.m. — Wave 2
10:40 a.m. — Wave 3

Broadcast Coverage

Online: The race will be streamed live online free of charge through the BAA website at 9:30 a.m.

TV: The Boston Marathon will be broadcast live on Universal Sports Network beginning at 9:30 a.m. A pre-race show begins at 9 a.m. and several pre-race shows will be held throughout the day. See the full broadcast schedule and your local listings for details. Boston CBS affiliate WBZ (Ch. 4) will broadcast the race locally in the greater Boston area, with a pre-race show beginning at 8 a.m.

Weather
As of Sunday evening, the forecast for Monday morning is calling for cloudy and cool weather with a slight breeze and no precipitation. Temperatures are expected to be in the mid-40s by 9 a.m. in Hopkinton and 50 degrees by 1 p.m. in Boston.

Course Map
Here’s a quick link to the Boston Marathon course map.

Women’s Elite Field
Meseret Hailu Debele, 2:21:09 (Amsterdam, 2012) CR, Ethiopia
Tirfi Tsegaye Beyene, 2:21:19 (Berlin, 2012), Ethiopia
Mamitu Daska, 2:21:59 (Frankfurt, 2011), Ethiopia
Rita Jeptoo, 2:22:04 (Chicago, 2012), Kenya
Sharon Cherop, 2:22:39 (Dubai, 2012), Kenya
Madai Pérez, 2:22:59 (Chicago, 2006) NR, Mexico
Alemitu Abera Begna, 2:23:14 (Houston, 2012) CR, Ethiopia
Kara Goucher, 2:24:52 (Boston, 2011), USA
Shalane Flanagan, 2:25:38 (US Olympic Trials Houston, 2012) CR, USA
Ana Dulce Félix, 2:25:40 (NYC, 2011), Portugal
Yolanda Caballero, 2:26:17 (Boston, 2011), Colombia
Sabrina Mockenhaupt, 2:26:21 (Berlin, 2010), Germany
Diana Chepkemoi Sigei, 2:26:53 (Dubai, 2011), Kenya
Serena Burla, 2:28:27 (Seoul, 2012), USA
Stephanie Rothstein-Bruce, 2:29:35 (Houston, 2011), USA
René Kalmer, 2:29:50 (Yokohama, 2011), RSA
Diane Nukuri-Johnson, 2:30:13 (London, 2012) NR, Burundi
Alissa McKaig, 2:31:56 (Houston, 2012), USA

Men’s Elite Field
Lelisa Desisa, 2:04:45 (Dubai, 2013), Ethiopia
Gebre Gebremariam, 2:04:53 (Boston, 2011), Ethiopia
Markos Geneti, 2:04:54 (Dubai, 2012), Ethiopia
Levy Matebo, 2:05:16 (Frankfurt, 2011), Kenya
Dickson Chumba, 2:05:46 (Eindhoven, 2012) CR, Kenya
Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot, 2:05:52 (Boston, 2010), Kenya
Wesley Korir, 2:06:13 (Chicago, 2012), Kenya
Raji Assefa, 2:06:24 (Paris, 2012), Ethiopia
Deriba Merga, 2:06:38 (London, 2006), Ethiopia
Jeffrey Hunt, 2:11:00 (Beppu, 2010), Australia
Jason Hartmann, 2:11:06 (Chicago, 2010), USA
Fernando Cabada, 2:11:53 (Houston, 2012), USA
Robin Watson, 2:13:37 (Rotterdam, 2012), Canada
Micah Kogo, Debut, Kenya

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