September 29, 2020
The 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon will be held this Sunday, October 4, as an elite-only race. The fields are outstanding as usual, headlined by the showdown between world record holder Eliud Kipchoge and three-time Olympic gold medalist Kenenisa Bekele in the men’s race.
Below, we tell you how to watch the event. For full LetsRun.com London Marathon coverage, click here.
How to watch in the USA
Start times: 2:15 a.m. EDT (elite women), 5:15 a.m. EDT (elite men), 8:12 a.m. ET (wheelchair)
NBC Sports Network will have five-and-a-half hours of live coverage beginning at 2:00 a.m. ET on Sunday, October 4. So set your alarms or DVRs accordingly. You can also stream the race live on NBC Sports Gold (requires subscription). The Olympic Channel will air a full replay at 2:30 p.m. ET.
How to watch in the UK
Start times: 07:15 BST (elite women), 10:15 BST (elite men), 13:12 BST (wheelchair)
The BBC will have eight hours of live coverage, broken down as follows:
07:00-10:00 (women’s elite race): BBC2
10:00-13:00 (men’s elite race): BBC1
13:00-15:00 (wheelchair races): BBC2
How to watch in the rest of the world (courtesy London Marathon)
Pan Europe & Pan Asia
|Olympic Channel||China & Middle East|
|Sky Sport||New Zealand|
|Super Sport||Pan Africa|
|ESPN||Pan Latin America|
|NBCSN & Olympic Channel||USA|