Viewing the Chicago Marathon

05 OCT 2011
World Marathon Majors Resume Sunday, October 9

The next World Marathon Majors event is this Sunday, October 9. Watch the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, beginning at 7 a.m. CT - 11 a.m. CT on NBC 5 Chicago and 7 a.m. CT - 1 p.m. CT on Chicago Nonstop and NBCCHICAGO.COM

For more information on the World Marathon Majors and to check out the leaderboard of the 2010/2011 World Marathon Majors Series, go to: www.worldmarathonmajors.com

B.A.A. Moment 5

1920 - Ashland Start

The Boston Marathon began in Ashland, Massachusetts from 1897 through 1923 then moved to Hopkinton for the 1924 race. The course was lengthened to 26 miles, 385 yards to conform to the Olympic standard, and the starting line was moved west from Ashland to Hopkinton. Since then, the race has started in Hopkinton every year.