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Marathon Weekend: 

Marathon Weekend: The 118th running of the Boston Marathon
21 APR 2014
Elite Women’s Start of the 118th Boston Marathon
Time: 9:32 AM
Location: Hopkinton, MA

Elite Women's Start of the Boston Marathon.

The race will be televised in its entirety locally on WBZ-TV (Channel 4), and the station will also be streaming live race coverage throughout New England on CBSBoston.com. The race will be broadcast nationally on Universal Sports, and online at UniversalSports.com.

B.A.A. Moment 8

1996 - Centennial Boston Marathon

The historic centennial Boston Marathon in 1996 was monumental for many reasons. It was the not only the first time that the ChampionChip timing and scoring device was used in a major US Marathon, but it was the largest running event ever held at the time. 

The starting field of 38,708 stood for more than seven years as the largest in the history of the sport. Included among the finishers were 16 Boston champions.