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Boston Marathon 2012: Live Coverage, Stream Online, TV Schedule And More

With the dawn of Patriot's Day, the beautiful and venerable city of Boston, MA awaits the beginning of the 116th Annual Boston Marathon.

The weather is going to be absolutely beautiful with a high of 86 degrees expected to make its presence felt on Beantown, which would be a record for April 16th.

If you can go out and enjoy the race, it's a perfect afternoon to do it provided you have ample sunscreen. If you can't, well then sit back and maybe catch the Red Sox game while you enjoy the marathon from your home.

Here are the start times for the race:

Start time Approx. No. of Entrants Bib Color
Mobility Impaired: 9:00 a.m. 6
Wheelchair Division: 9:17 a.m. 30
Handcycles: 9:22 a.m. 24
Elite Women: 9:32 a.m. 50
Elite Men & Wave One: 10:00 a.m. 9,000 Red
Wave Two: 10:20 a.m. 9,000 White
Wave Three: 10:40 a.m. 9,000 Blue

As for the TV coverage, you can watch it on the Universal Sports Network starting at 9:30 a.m. ET.

Universal is also set up to give an online stream as well.

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