Watch TCS New York City Marathon Live on ESPN3

This year there are more ways than ever before for marathoners, friends, family, and fans all over the world to tune in to the TCS New York City Marathon and all the action of Marathon Week.

Race Day

  • In the NYC metro area: Watch the broadcast live on race day on ABC7 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Pre-race features from Fort Wadsworth begin at 7:00 a.m. Live streaming will also be available on WatchABC and from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Across the country: Live coverage on ESPN2 and WatchESPN from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST. Additional coverage will be streaming live on ESPN3 from 7:00 to 9:00a.m. EST and from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. EST, available only at and through the WatchESPN app. The broadcast will also be aired live in Spanish on ESPN Deportes+ from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST. And don’t miss the national highlight show on your local ABC affiliates from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
  • On mobile devices: This broadcast is available live on tablets or smartphones with WatchABC in New York and WatchESPN nationwide. Download the app in the App Store or Google Play store. Access to WatchABC and WatchESPN is available through participating TV providers.
  • Around the world: International viewers can watch the broadcast via a live digital stream from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST on

Countdown to the Starting Line – 7:30 p.m. ABC7

Live from the Marathon finish line, Eyewitness News anchors Liz Cho and David Novarro give viewers a preview of what can be expected during the 44th running of the TCS New York City Marathon. Tune in Saturday, November 1, from 7:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the tri-state area, to catch a glimpse of what Marathon Day has in store!


Friends and family can watch their runners cross the finish line with the Find Your Finish Cam from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST. Runners can also view their finish on demand after the race.

Local viewers and international viewers: Check it out on

National viewers outside the NYC metro area: Watch on ESPN3

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