The 2011 Boston Marathon is officially under way, Mobility Impaired Participant getting things started at 9 a.m. ET Monday morning in Hopkinton, Mass. The Wheelchair and Handcycle divisions just began their trek to Boston, too, with the Elite Women set to start at 9:32 a.m. The Elite Men, and American Ryan Hall, will start at 10 a.m.â†µ
We'll have live updates throughout the race in the Boston Marathon StoryStream. But if you're interested in watching the race on TV, you'll have plenty of options.â†µ
Beginning at 9:30 a.m., Universal Sports will air the race in its entirety (until 12:30 p.m.), with highlights airing at 6 p.m. Monday evening. Locally in Boston, WBZ (Ch. 4) will have race coverage all morning.â†µ
If you're stuck at work, Universalsports.com is running a stream, but it will cost you $4.99. However, lucky residents in New England can watch the entire race with a live stream for free, at http://boston.cbslocal.com.