Television and Streaming Info and Start Times For 2017 London Marathon

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by LetsRun.com
April 21, 2017

Are you looking to watch the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon online or on tv? Do you want to know what time the marathon starts? You are in luck as here is the tv and streaming info for Sunday’s London Marathon.

The women’s elite race starts at 9:15 am local (4:15 am ET in US) and the elite men’s race and mass start is at 10:00 am local (5:00 am ET). 

How to watch (U.S. viewers): Live on NBC Sports Network or streaming via NBC Sports Live. Coverage begins at 3:30 a.m. ET.
How to watch (UK viewers): Coverage begins on BBC Two at 8:30 a.m. and shifts to BBC One at 9:55 a.m. (local time), continuing until 3 p.m. BBC Two will air race highlights at 6 p.m.

The full BBC coverage is as follows:

Saturday, 22 April
13:15-13:45, Marathon Preview: My Reason to Run, BBC One
Sunday, 23 April
07:50-08:50, Marathon Preview: My Reason to Run, BBC Red Button (repeat)
08:30-09:55, BBC Two
08:50-12:30, Elite Races, BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online
09:00-14:00, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra (simulcast of BBC Radio London’s coverage)
09:55-15:00, BBC One
12:30-16:00, Finish Line, Red Button, Connected TV and online
18:00-19:00, Highlights, BBC Two

How to watch (rest of world)
Network   Country/area
Brazil SporTV      
Canada FloTrack    (requires $20 subscription)
Europe  Eurosport   (outside of UK & Switzerland) 
New Zealand Sky Sport   
North Africa OSN     
Pan Africa SuperSport
Pan Asia  Eurosport  
Pan/Latin America ESPN        
Pan Middle East OSN         
Switzerland SRG SSR     

Talk About the Race: You can talk about it both now and as it happens live on our fan forum / messageboard: MB: Official 2017 London Marathon Live Discussion Thread.

You can read our detailed previews of the men’s and races below:

LRC The Greatest Women’s Marathon Ever? London 2017 Is Absurdly Loaded; How Fast Will Mary Keitany Go? 

LRC 2017 London Marathon Men’s Preview: Kenenisa Bekele Takes On Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, Feyisa Lilesa, Abel Kirui & Rising Star Daniel Wanjiru In Another Stacked Race 


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