Boston Marathon 2014: Start time and schedule for the weekend

Alex Trautwig

The world's oldest annual marathon takes place on Monday with 36,000 runners ready to go for 26.2 miles.

For the 118th time, runners from around the world will travel to Boston on Monday for the annual Boston Marathon. The city expects around 36,000 participants on Patriots' Day with the race beginning in Hopkinton, Mass. and running 26.2 miles to Copley Square in Boston.

2014 Boston Marathon

Along the way, runners will pass through eight Massachusetts towns and battle the notorious Heartbreak Hill near Boston College. It all ends alongside the Boston Public Library at the famous finish line that has signaled the end of the marathon every year since 1986.

Here's a complete schedule of start times:

Division Start time (ET)
Mobility Impaired 8:50 a.m.
Push-rim Wheelchair 9:17 a.m.
Handcycles 9:22 a.m.
Elite Women 9:32 a.m.
Elite Men and Wave One 10 a.m.
Wave Two 10:25 a.m.
Wave Three 11 a.m.
Wave Four 11:25 a.m.

You can watch all the action from Boston online starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Boston Marathon's official website.

Universal Sports Network will handle the national television coverage. Their pre-race show starts at 8:30 a.m. with regular marathon coverage beginning at 9:30.

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