How to Watch the 2024 Boston Marathon Live on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV & More on April 15




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One of the biggest races of the year has arrived as 30,000 entrants from 122 countries and all 50 U.S. states will participate in the 2024 Boston Marathon. The 128th edition of the event looks to be more popular than ever as the 2023 marathon had the largest national TV audience in its long history. The average viewership was 369,000 in 2023, which broke the 336,000 record that was set in 2001.

You can find out how to watch the 2024 Boston Marathon, below.

When to Watch

2024 Boston Marathon

  • Time: 4:00 AM – 4:00 PM ET
  • Channel: ESPN2 (nationally) | WCVB-TV (ABC) (locally)
  • Stream: ESPN+

ESPN+ will stream from 4:00 AM to 8:30 AM and from 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM ET

ESPN2 and WCVB will air the event from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM ET

How to Watch the 2024 Boston Marathon Live Without Cable TV

You don’t have to break the bank to watch the 2024 Boston Marathon live. ESPN2 and ABC are available to watch on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and other compatible devices with a subscription to DIRECTV STREAM, Sling TVFuboHulu + Live TV, and YouTube TV.

Those who live in the market can watch the Boston Marathon on ABC (WCVB-TV), for free by using an antenna and AntennaWeb is a great tool to find out which ABC affiliates are in your area.

ESPN+ will stream parts of the event and you can find out more, below.

Watch the 2024 Boston Marathon Live on DIRECTV STREAM

Watch the 2024 Boston Marathon with DIRECTV STREAM. The Entertainment package includes ABC, ESPN2, and over 75 channels, so viewers can watch each moment and more for only $79.99 per month. There are no contracts, no hidden fees, and a subscription includes unlimited cloud DVR storage.

New subscribers can take advantage of a 5-day free trial before subscribing.


Watch the 2024 Boston Marathon Live on Sling TV

One of the most affordable ways to watch the Boston Marathon live on ABC and ESPN2, and over 30 channels is with the Sling Orange plan. At the low price of $40 per month, subscribers can watch the race and record the event and more with 50 hours of DVR storage.

New subscribers can get half off their first month for a limited time.

Sign up for Sling TV

Watch the 2024 Boston Marathon Live on Fubo

The Fubo Pro plan includes ESPN2 and ABC as part of its 170+ channel lineup. Stream the event and over 100 sporting events for only $79.99 per month. Relive your favorite moments of the race and rewatch your favorite shows with 1000 hours and Cloud DVR space.

Sign up for Fubo

Watch the 2024 Boston Marathon Live on ESPN+

ESPN+ will stream parts of the Boston Marathon for the first time ever. Subscribers can watch for only $10.99 per month or $109.99 per year. The subscription includes PGA Tour Live, thousands of hours of live sports, shows, documentaries, and much more.

Sign up for ESPN+

Watch the 2024 Boston Marathon Live on Hulu + Live TV

Stream the Boston Marathon live on ABC, ESPN2, and over 95 channels on Hulu + Live TV for $76.99 per month. The service offers unlimited access to the Hulu library, Disney+, and live sports on ESPN+ for no additional charge. Record your favorite shows and sporting events for up to 9 months with unlimited DVR storage.

Sign up for Hulu + Live TV

Watch the 2024 Boston Marathon Live on YouTube TV

Stream over 100 channels, including the Boston Marathon on ESPN2 and ABC with YouTube TV for only $72.99 per month. The service includes unlimited DVR and the ability to share 6 accounts per household.

Sign up for YouTube TV

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