WBZ TV

CBS Boston’s WBZ-TV is honored again this year to be the exclusive, local broadcast partner of the Boston Marathon and the only local television station providing wire-to-wire coverage of the world-class race for eight consecutive years. WBZ-TV offers a full range of Boston Marathon news, features and athlete interviews, from the predawn hours in Hopkinton to a complete wrap-up on the WBZ-TV News at 11PM. An award-winning, highly-rated CBS owned and operated television station and Boston’s #1 rated station in prime time, WBZ-TV is the winner of the 2014 duPont-Columbia Award for “exceptional breaking news.” WBZ-TV combined with sister-station myTV38 (WSBK-TV) reach the Boston market’s largest viewing audience on a day-to-day basis, and www.cbsboston.com has the largest reach of any local broadcast website. Dedicated to serving the community, WBZ-TV is proud of its legacy as the exclusive broadcast partner of the Boston market’s signature events including: the Boston Marathon, and The Boston Pops 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular, the Pan-Mass Challenge, the Head of the Charles Regatta, and the Faneuil Hall Tree Lighting Spectacular. In addition, WBZ-TV is the official television station of Super Bowl champion The New England Patriots. For more on CBS Boston’s WBZ-TV and myTV38, go to www.cbsboston.com, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CBSBoston, and follow us on Twitter @CBSBoston.
B.A.A. Moment 1

1920 - Ashland Start

The Boston Marathon began in Ashland, Massachusetts from 1897 through 1923 then moved to Hopkinton for the 1924 race.  Since then, the race has started in Hopkinton every year.