2021 London Marathon television and streaming information – How to watch the 2021 London Marathon
October 03, 2021
October 2, 2021
The world’s most competitive marathon – the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon – takes place on Sunday, October 3 this year. The elite women start at 9:00 am local (4:00 am ET) and the men at 9:30 am local (4:30 am ET). The best way to watch it is on the BBC, which will cover it on the Iplayer, BBC1, BBC 2 and the Red Button which will provide elite streams for those in the UK. If you have a UK IP address, their various coverage options is here.
In the UK, the race will air on BBC2 from 8-10 a.m. with coverage switching to BBC1 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
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Other broadcasters are as follows.
|Australia, Canada & USA||Flotrack|
|China||Great Sports Channel|
|China, Japan & MENA*||Olympic Channel|
|New Zealand||Sky Sport 6|
|Pan Africa||SuperSport Variety 3 and 4|
|Pan Asia & Pan Europe*||Eurosport 2|
|Pan Asia & Pan Europe*||Eurosport Player|
|Pan Asia & Pan Europe*||Discovery+|
|Pan Latin America*||ESPN Play|
|Pan Latin America*||Star+|
|Worldwide (excluding UK)||Reuters|
|Worldwide (excluding UK)||SNTV|
Want to track the leading runners at the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon?
Tracking, a live leaderboard, even 5km splits can all be found at the following link: