Boston Marathon 2024 schedule, date, start time, prize money, race route and live stream telecast

Boston Marathon 2024 schedule, date, start time, prize money, race route and live stream telecast

Know all the information ahead of the 2024 Boston Marathon, which will take place on 15th April, including the list of elite participants, date, time, and prize money

Evans Chebet won the men’s elite race at the 2023 Boston Marathon, with Hellen Obiri taking the top spot in the women’s elite race. The marathon, set for Monday, April 15, covers the streets of Massachusetts. It starts in Hopkinton, a charming rural town in Massachusetts, starting from Main Street and following Route 135.

Boston Marathon 2024 schedule, date, start time, prize money, race route and live stream telecast where to watch

2024 Boston Marathon schedule, date, venue, track, athletes, & favorites to win

To complete the course, runners will pass through Ashland, Framingham, and Natick, merging onto Route 16 shortly after Wellesley. Upon turning onto Commonwealth Avenue (Route 30) near the fire station in Newton Lower Falls, the course will wind over the Newton Hills, past Boston College, before reaching Cleveland Circle via Chestnut Hill Avenue.

Next, runners will turn left onto Beacon Street and head towards the finish line. They will turn right onto Hereford Street, then left onto Boylston Street, ending near the Boston Public Library in Copley Square, at the heart of the city. Evans Chebet hopes for his third consecutive victory in Boston, but he faces tough competition from Sisay Lemma of Ethiopia and Gabriel Geay from Tanzania.

we examine the top competitors for this esteemed event:
Category Athlete Country Best Time
Men’s Elite Race
Sisay Lemma
Ethiopia 2:01:48
Evans Chebet Kenya 2:03:00
Gabriel Geay Tanzania 2:03:00
Cybrian Kotut Kenya 2:04:34
Haftu Teklu Ethiopia 2:04:43
Shura Kitata Ethiopia 2:04:49
John Korir Kenya 2:05:01
Mohamed Esa Ethiopia 2:05:05
Suguru Osako Japan 2:05:29
Sondre Moen Norway 2:05:48
Women’s Elite Race
Tadu Teshome
Ethiopia 2:17:36
Hiwot Gebremaryam Ethiopia 2:17:59
Judith Korir Kenya 2:18:20
Meseret Belete Ethiopia 2:18:21
Tiruye Mesfin Ethiopia 2:18:47
Worknesh Edesa Ethiopia 2:18:51
Senbere Teferi Ethiopia 2:19:21
Dera Dida Ethiopia 2:19:24
Edna Kiplagat Kenya 2:19:50
Mary Ngugi-Cooper Kenya 2:20:22

When & Where to watch: live stream & TV telecast coverage

As per confirmation, ESPN+ and ESPN2 will provide live broadcast of the Boston Marathon 2024. On race day, the live broadcast will begin at 8:30 AM ET and ESPN+ will start broadcasting exclusive content from 4:00 AM ET. This year’s Boston Marathon’s open division winner gets $150,000, while second and third place earn $75,000 and $40,000, respectively.

know the detailed schedule of this competition:


Eastern Time (ET)

British Summer Time (BST)

Military March

6:00 AM 11:00 AM
Men’s Wheelchair 9:02 AM

2:02 PM

Women’s Wheelchair

9:05 AM 2:05 PM
Handcycles & Duos 9:30 AM

2:30 PM

Professional Men

9:37 AM 2:37 PM
Professional Women 9:45 AM

2:45 PM

Para Athletics Divisions

9:50 AM 2:50 PM
Rolling Start Wave 1 10:00 AM

3:00 PM

Rolling Start Wave 2

10:25 AM 3:25 PM
Rolling Start Wave 3 10:50 AM

3:50 PM

Rolling Start Wave 4

11:15 AM

4:15 PM