Boston Marathon 2022 on free TV and live stream: dates & information

April 18, 2022 marks the start of the 126th Boston Marathon. 30,000 runners from all over the world perform at their best in the race. All information about the event and the transmission details can be found here.

When does the Boston Marathon 2022 take place and what is the schedule and live broadcast like? The exact date of the marathon in Massachusetts, USA, and the start times have been set. Who is showing the Boston Marathon 2022 on German free TV and as a free live stream? All information about the transfer can be found in this article.

Boston Marathon 2022 Dates: Time & Date

The classic date for the Boston running event is traditionally Patriot’s Day, the third Monday in April. And the 2022 Boston Marathon key dates and times are as follows:

  • Event: Boston-Marathon 2022
  • Date: Monday 18 April 2022
  • Beginning: from 11 a.m. CET, first run 2.02 p.m
  • End: ca. 22 o’clock CET

2022 Boston Marathon start times and program

Division Start (MEZ)
military parade 11.00 a.m
Wheelchair users (men) 2:02 p.m
Wheelchair users (women) 2:05 p.m
Handbikes 2.30 p.m
Professional runner (men) 2:37 p.m
Professional runners (women) 2:45 p.m
Para athletes 2.50 p.m
wave 1 3 p.m
wave 2 3:25 p.m
wave 3 3.50 p.m
wave 4 4:15 p.m

Boston Marathon 2022 on free TV and free live stream

The marathon in Boston is known worldwide and receives a lot of media attention. In the USA transmits the local station WBZ TV from CBS Boston the entire event live on free TV. Also sends NBC Sports nationwide between 7.30 a.m. and 12 p.m. local time (12.30 p.m. to 5 p.m. CET), which corresponds to the running times of the professional athletes. So the highlights of the 2022 Boston Marathon will definitely be on free TV, at least in the US.

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According to the current status, it is not yet clear which channels will be broadcast in Germany. ARD, ZDF or Eurosport? Last year the live broadcast was TV on Eurosport 2 he follows. As a live stream, the Boston Marathon was accordingly popular Eurosport Player to see. To date, only the Paris marathon on April 3rd will be broadcast live there. You will find more information about free TV and live streams here as soon as details become known.

Route and course of the 2022 Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon route takes athletes 26 miles from East Main Street in Hopkinton to the finish line on Boylston Street in Boston. Along the way, participants will pass Ashland, Framingham, Natick, Wellesley, Newton and Brookline waypoints. He’s famous and notorious “Heartbreak Hill” in Newton, which regularly brings a considerable number of runners to their knees.

Competitors, qualifiers, and elite runners at the 2022 Boston Marathon

30,000 athletes will run the Boston Marathon in 2022. Upon registration in November 2021, all candidates were required to demonstrate verifiable marathon running times that meet the Boston Marathon standard. These times are different for women and men and in different age groups. The starting places in the individual groups of participants resulting from this are limited. If there are more candidates who meet the standards than places in a group, only the fastest runners will be given a place. 2022 was the first year in which all registrations with a verified term received a starting place.

The John Hancock Professional Athlete Team” consists of 140 athletes who compete in the professional division and as professional para-athletes in the Boston Marathon. These are the fastest participants in the Boston Marathon 2022:

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Division Name best time nationality
women Peres Jepchirchir 2:17:16 (Valencia, 2020) Kenya
Joyciline Jepkosgei 2:17:43 (London2021) Kenya
Degitu Azimeraw 2:17:58 (London2021) Ethiopia
Men Kenenisa Bekele 2:01:41 (Berlin2019) Ethiopia
Titus Ekiru 2:02:57 (Milan2021) Kenya
Evans Chebet 2:03:00 (Valencia, 2020) Kenya
women (wheelchair) Manuela Schar 1:28:17 (Boston2017) Switzerland
Susannah Scaroni 1:30:42 (Duluth, 2019) USA
Madison de Rozario 1:31:11 (Such2021) Australia
men (wheelchair) Marcel Hug 1:17:47 (Oita2021) Switzerland
Ernest Francois van Dyk 1:18:04 (Boston2017) South Africa
Josh Cassidy 1:18:25 (Boston2012) Canada
para athletes Tayana Steps 3:22:27 Brazil
Liz Willis 4:57:43 USA
Michael Roeger 2:18:53 Australia

Boston marathon: records and prize money

Because of the 140-meter drop in altitude and the typical tailwind from the west, record times at the Boston Marathon are not recognized as world records. These are the current course records at the Boston Marathon:

  • Men: Geoffrey Mutai2011: 2:03:02
  • Women: Buzunesha Deba, 2014: 2:19:59
  • Men (wheelchair): Marcel Hug2017: 1:18:04
  • Women (wheelchair): Manuela Schar2017: 1:28:17

First place winners will receive USD 150,000 each for women and men, second place will receive USD 75,000 and third place will receive USD 40,000 in prize money. For wheelchair users, it’s $25,000 for first place, $15,000 for second place, and $7,500 for third place.

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