Today will mark the 45th running of the TCS New York City Marathon, one of the largest distance-running events in the world. Over 50,000 runners crossed the finish line last year, and this year promises an even bigger total. The best runners in the world are in New York as Sunday’s race is just one of six marathons in the World Marathon Majors, the sport’s premier competition. Reigning champions Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany, both of Kenya, will look to defend their 2014 titles.
The marathon is an all-day event in New York, and locally WABC will provide coverage throughout the day starting at 7 a.m. Eastern. Coverage of the competitive race can be viewed on ESPN2, or online on WatchESPN. WABC will continue coverage after the race, interviewing finishers and highlighting the race’s most inspirational participants.
Here are the basics for Sunday:
DATE: November 1, 2015
START TIME: Pre-race coverage starts at 7 a.m. Eastern
Course: Find more about the course, which encompasses all five boroughs, here.
8:30 a.m. – Wheelchair Division
8:55 a.m. – Achilles Handcycle Category and Select Athletes with Disabilities
8:58 a.m. – Foot Locker Five Borough Challenge
9:20 a.m. – Professional Women
9:50 a.m. – Wave 1 (including Professional Men)
10:15 a.m. – Wave 2
10:40 a.m. – Wave 3
11:00 a.m. – Wave 4
LIVE STREAM: Click here for all the live stream information.