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Actor and Boston Native Michael Chiklis to Voice Opening of 2014 Boston Marathon on Universal Sports Network

Michael Chiklis (Courtesy of @MichaelChiklis) LOS ANGELES (April 18, 2014) – This Monday, the world will run as one with the City of Boston for the 118th running of the Boston Marathon. Actor Michael Chiklis will lend his voice to the opening sequence of Boston’s epic event airing on Universal Sports Network on April 21, […]

Universal Sports Interviews: Boston Marathon Runner Jason Hartmann

Though critics have called him “too tall”, American marathon runner Jason Hartmann finished in 4th place at the 2012 and 2013 Boston Marathon.

2014 Boston Marathon Finish Line Web Camera

As part of Universal Sports Network’s coverage of the 2014 Boston Marathon, the public will be able to view the LIVE marathon finish line web camera for the first time on USN.  Watch your favorite runners as they complete the legendary race in real-time (or post-race on-demand).  Starting at 10:30 am ET on Monday, April 21, visit http://www.universalsports.com to see the finish […]

2013 Boston Marathon Tribute: Tom Grilk

A week before the 118th Boston Marathon, the city of Boston came together to remember the tragic terrorist attack last year.

 

 

2013 Boston Marathon Tribute: Joe Biden

A week before the 118th Boston Marathon, the city of Boston came together to remember the tragic terrorist attack last year. And giving tribute to the heroes and the survivors of that day, Vice-President Joe Biden had these words.

Universal Sports Presents: Spirit of Boston Tribute

Universal Sports presents a special Boston Tribute event that will honor runners and spectators who were affected by last year’s Boston Marathon bombings, including those who lost their lives, survivors, medical personnel, and first responders.

Boston Marathoners Vow to Take Back New England’s Sacred Race

Boston Marathon (Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) BOSTON, April 14 (Reuters) – “Left on Boylston” in this American city means only one thing on marathon day. It means you’re in the home stretch of the Boston Marathon, and all of the early morning runs in the dark New England winters, and all the wild […]

2014 Boston Marathon on USN TV Facts

Boston Marathon (AP Photo/Stew Milne) LOS ANGELES (April 10, 2014) – Universal Sports Network, the exclusive national television and digital media home of the Boston Marathon, will provide LIVE television and online coverage of the 118th Boston Marathon on “Marathon Monday,” April 21, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET. In addition to the […]

Boston Marathon Promo

We all Run As One on the 21st of April, 2014 for the 118th running of the Boston Marathon.

Run As One: David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox player

Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz may not have been born in Boston, but is now a favorite son following his emotional remarks made just days after the 2013 bombings. Baseball has taught him that he must do more beyond winning baseball games, and he is committed to helping the city move forward and find closure. David knows the community is stronger when working together, and will continue to find ways to provide support for both individuals and organizations as part of the healing process.

Run As One: Lucas Carr, Boston Marathon Runner & Former Army Ranger

Lucas Carr is proud to be Boston born and bred, and ran the 2013 Boston Marathon to benefit the Boston Bruins Foundation. He had just crossed the finish line when the bombings happened. The former Army Ranger, who joined the armed forces following 9/11, was reminded of a Middle East war zone and quickly sprang into action applying tourniquets to the injured. Lucas knows the importance of the Boston Marathon to the entire city, and is uplifted by the fact that the community is focused on making the 2014 race greater than ever.

Boston Marathon Test

Boston Marathon Test

Run As One: Joe O’Hare and Robert Haley, Boston EMS, Command Center

Members of Boston’s Emergency Medical Services teams were among the first to respond to the blasts on the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon. Joe O’Hare and Robert Haley were at the center of the department’s immediate and well-coordinated efforts, and credit their staff who work and train every day with minimizing the casualties of the tragic event. The entire Boston EMS is committed to doing what they do best to make sure the 2014 Boston Marathon is safe for runners and spectators.

Universal Sports Network Presents Boston Marathon “Run as One” Series

Compelling Personal Stories of Perseverance, Resilience and Recovery an Integral Part of Network’s Coverage of 2014 Boston Marathon Network’s Distribution Partners Join Forces to Bring Event Coverage into as Many Homes as Possible Los Angeles (March 10, 2014) – Universal Sports Network, the exclusive national television and digital media home of the Boston Marathon, announced […]

Run As One: David McGillivray, Boston Marathon Race Director

In 1973, David McGillivray made a personal commitment to run the Boston Marathon every year in tribute to his late grandfather, and has been the last person to cross the finish line every year since 1988 when he became the legendary event’s race director. And although his efforts were turned elsewhere on April 15, 2013, David fulfilled his promise to keep running and finished his 41st Boston Marathon 11 days later.

Run As One: Former Mayor Thomas Menino, City of Boston

For 20 years as Mayor, Thomas M. Menino directed the city he grew up in and knew to rely on Boston’s citizens to overcome adversity. With the support of the Boston community and in less than a day, The One Fund Boston was created to provide financial assistance to the victims and survivors of the events that took place at the 2013 Boston Marathon. In the face of tragedy, the city bonded together to make a strong city even stronger.

2014 Boston Marathon on Universal Sports

Watch the 118th edition of the Boston Marathon on Universal Sports, April 21th, 8:30am EST.

Run As One: Dr. Martin Levine, Medical Director, Boston Marathon

Dr. Martin Levine serves as the Medical director at the elite athlete medical tent, and was on the finish line on Boylston street at the 2013 Boston Marathon.

2014 Boston Marathon Programming Schedule

DATE EVENT VIEWING INFO 04/15 Boston Tribute (LIVE online) TV: 6:00pm ET Online: 12:00pm ET 04/15 2013 Boston Marathon (encore presentation) TV: 7:00pm ET 04/15 Boston Tribute (encore presentation) TV: 9:00pm ET 04/15 2013 Boston Marathon (encore presentation) TV: 10:00pm ET 04/19 2014 Boston Marathon Preview Show (LIVE) TV: 4:00pm ET 04/21 2014 Boston Marathon […]

Boston Athletic Association Invites the World to Run

Boston Marathon World Run application encourages runners of all abilities to participate in the athletic spirit of the 2014 Boston Marathon BOSTON, February 5, 2014 – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), organizer of the Boston Marathon, today launched Boston Marathon World Run, a mobile application and website that connects runners from around the world with the […]

2014 Boston Marathon Viewing Schedule

Air Date Episode Title Broadcast Time (ET) Online Time (ET) 4/19 Boston Marathon Preview Show 4:00 PM NONE 4/19 Boston Marathon Preshow 8:30 AM 8:30 AM 4/19 Boston Marathon 9:30 AM 9:30 AM 4/19 Boston Marathon Post Show 12:30 PM 12:30 PM 4/19 Boston Marathon Wrap Up Show 4:00 PM NONE *All dates and times […]

Universal Sports Network Announces Expanded Coverage of 2014 Boston Marathon

Los Angeles (October 21, 2013) – Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic and endurance sports programming, will provide LIVE television and online coverage of the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 21, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ET. LIVE race day coverage from Copley Square will also include pre- and post-race […]

Universal Sports Update: Bigger Boston Marathon

In order to allow runners who were unable to finish the race last year race again and let more people honor last years bombing victums, the Boston Marathon will allow 9,000 more people race this year.

An Additional 9,000 Runners Will Run In Boston Marathon In 2014

By Scott Malone BOSTON | Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:54am EDT (Reuters) – Next year’s Boston Marathon will include an additional 9,000 runners, amid a groundswell of support and interest in the wake of the bombing attack this year which killed three people and cut the event short, the marathon’s organizers said Thursday. Boosting the […]

2013 London Marathon: Boston tribute

Before the start of the men’s race, the runners in London observed 30 seconds of silence in honor of their marathon brothers and sisters in Boston.

Boston champion McFadden a shining example in London

Tatyana McFadden of the U.S. smiles as she poses for a portrait with the Boston Marathon trophy after winning the women’s wheelchair division of the 117th Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts April 15, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi By Alison Wildey LONDON, April 19 (Reuters) – Boston Marathon wheelchair champion Tatyana McFadden fled the city after Monday’s […]

London race security under review after Boston blasts

LONDON, April 16 (Reuters) – The London Marathon will go ahead as planned in the British capital this Sunday despite the bomb attack on the Boston race which killed three people and wounded more than 100, police and officials said on Tuesday. Sports Minister Hugh Roberston said he was confident of security arrangements for the […]

Two explosions at Boston marathon finish line

Two explosions went off near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. (Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) BOSTON (AP) — Two bombs exploded in the packed streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing three people and injuring more than 130 […]

2013 Boston Marathon: Shalane Flanagan interview

Shalane Flanagan (USA) discusses her disappointment with a 4th place finish and how she is looking forward to competing again next year.

2013 Boston Marathon: Jason Hartmann interview

Jason Hartmann (USA) discusses his race performance, after he walked away 4th in the men’s race.

2013 Boston Marathon: Lelisa Desisa interview

Men’s Marathon winner Lelisa Desisa, discusses what it feels like to sprint to the finish after leaving two racers behind in the final mile of the Boston Marathon.

2013 Boston Marathon: Rita Jeptoo interview

Women’s Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo discusses the strategies she used to win her second Boston Marathon title.

2013 Boston Marathon: Hiroyuki Yamamoto wins wheelchair race

Japan’s Hiroyuki Yamamoto was the first winner of the day, cruising to victory in the men’s wheelchair race by 39 seconds over nine-time champion Ernst Van Dyk of South Africa.

African runners take top honors at Boston Marathon

By Scott Malone and Tim McLaughlin BOSTON, April 15 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa and Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo won the men’s and women’s Boston Marathon on Monday, continuing African runners’ dominance in the sport. The results underlined both the strength and rivalry of those two nations’ running programs, said Kenyan runner Wesley Korir, who finished […]

2013 Boston Marathon: Lelisa Desisa Wins Men’s Race

Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa won the 2013 Men’s Race of the Boston Marathon with a final time of 2:10.22. Desisa traveled in a pack of 3 men during the final mile of the race, but was able to pull away to get the victory.

2013 Boston Marathon: Rita Jeptoo Wins Women’s Race

Kenyan Rita Jeptoo eared her second Boston Marathon title finishing with a time of 2:26.24. Jeptoo won her first Boston Marathon in 2006.

2013 Boston Marathon (mobile)

Forty elite athletes from 14 countries invited for 117th running on April 15. Reigning champions Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, return to defend their titles, but will be fiercely challenged by a talented international field of Olympians, World Marathon Majors champions of Chicago, New York City and Boston, and multiple global marathon winners of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Cologne, Daegu, Dubai, Eindhoven, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Hamburg, Houston, Istanbul, Krakow, Los Angeles, Milan, Rome, St. Paul, Soweto, Toronto, Turin and the U.S. Olympic Trials. The pre-show for this event begins 4/15 @9:00amET/6:00amPT and the race begins @ 9:30amET/6:30amPT.

2013 Boston Marathon

Forty elite athletes from 14 countries invited for 117th running on April 15. Reigning champions Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, return to defend their titles, but will be fiercely challenged by a talented international field of Olympians, World Marathon Majors champions of Chicago, New York City and Boston, and multiple global marathon winners of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Cologne, Daegu, Dubai, Eindhoven, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Hamburg, Houston, Istanbul, Krakow, Los Angeles, Milan, Rome, St. Paul, Soweto, Toronto, Turin and the U.S. Olympic Trials. The pre-show for this event begins @9:00amET/6:00amPT and the race begins @9:30amET/6:30amPT.

2013 Boston Marathon: 5k Race

Watch the 2013 Boston Marathon 5k race from downtown Boston.

2013 Boston Marathon: 1 Mile Race: Elite Women

Watch the 2013 Boston Marathon Elite Women’s 1 Mile Race from downtown Boston.

2013 Boston Marathon: 1 Mile Race: Elite Men

Watch the 2013 Boston Marathon Elite Men’s 1 Mile Race from downtown Boston.

Kenyan lawmaker faces fast field in Boston Marathon

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON, April 12 (Reuters) – Defending champion Wesley Korir, who recently won a seat in Kenya’s parliament, said his goal in Monday’s Boston Marathon will be to make his countrymen proud with another victory, but he will face a fast field of fellow Kenyans and Ethiopians on the way. “My first priority […]

2013 Boston Marathon Elite Runner Press Conference

John Hancock Financial will present its elite team of 32 international marathon runners from 11 countries to the media at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. Reigning champions Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, return to defend their titles, but will be fiercely challenged by a talented international field of Olympians, World Marathon Majors, and multiple global marathon winners of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Cologne, Daegu, Dubai, Eindhoven, Eldoret, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Hamburg, Houston, Istanbul, Los Angeles, Milan, New York City, Paris, Porto, Rome, Shanghai, St. Paul, Soweto, Toronto, Turin, and the U.S. Olympic Trials.

Storylines and news for the 2013 Boston Marathon

Courtesy of BAA.org BOSTON – With less than one week remaining until the 2013 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) and principal sponsor John Hancock Financial are prepared for the 117th edition of the world’s oldest annual marathon. The top finishers will receive $806,000, a prize purse supplied by […]

Watch The 2013 Boston Marathon – Only On Universal Sports

For twenty weeks they have endured rigorous training and on April 15th, many of the world’s best marathoners will conquer 26.2 miles of Boston turf. Watch the 2013 Boston Marathon live, only on Universal Sports.

Universal Sports Network complete Boston Marathon programming schedule

Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic and endurance sports events, announced it will present its first “Marathon-A-Thon” highlighted by its exclusive LIVE national coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, starting at 9:30 AM ET. During the month of April, endurance sports fans can watch encore presentations of the world’s […]

Joan Samuelson, Greg Meyer, and Amby Burfoot to run 2013 Boston Marathon

(L-R) Shalane Flanagan, Joan Benoit Samuelson, Kara Goucher and Desiree Davila congratulate each other after the U.S. Marathon Olympic Trials on January 14, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) Courtesy of http://www.baa.org Jacqueline Hansen to Serve as Honorary, Official Starter of Elite Women’s Race. Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb and Sara Mae Berman to […]

Boston Marathon Training Tips and Insights

Training for the Boston Marathon? Get ready for the race with insights and course tips from runners and key Boston Marathon personnel.

Boston Marathon updated 2013 Elite Field

Courtesy of http://www.baa.org BOSTON, MA, January 15, 2013 – In its 28th year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced the elite field for the 117th running of the Boston Marathon on April 15. A complete field list follows. EDITOR’S NOTE – As of March 13, John Hancock has updated […]

Boston: Marathon’s Heart and Sole

The 2013 Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events. Forty elite athletes from 14 countries have been invited for 117th running on April 15, which you can WATCH LIVE on Universal Sports!

2011 Boston Marathon: Mutai wins men’s race

April 18, 2011: Watch the end of the men’s race at the 2011 Boston Marathon, which was won by Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai.

Korir leads Kenyan sweep at Boston Marathon

Wesley Korir, left, and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, kiss the winner’s trophy after winning the men’s and women’s divisions of the 116th Boston Marathon in Boston, Monday, April 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) By Scott Malone and Ros Krasny BOSTON, April 16 (Reuters) – Kenyan runners swept both Boston Marathon podiums on Monday as […]

Boston Marathon: Wesley Korir Interview

We spoke with Wesley Korir of Kenya after winning the Men’s Race of the 2012 Boston Marathon.

Boston Marathon: Joshua Cassidy After Winning

We spoke with Joshua Cassidy after his winning of the Men’s Push Rim race in the 2012 Boston Marathon.

 
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