Boston Marathon 2016 is almost knocking on the door and the 120th edition of the race will kick off early on April 18 in Hopkinton. For those who are looking to get to the race must consider reaching early to engulf the action or just see someone special.
The starting times of runners are distributed between 8:50 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. On Marathon Monday, nearly 30,000 runners will begin their 26.2-mile hike from Hopkinton to Boylston between two and a half hours.
The starting times of the 120th edition of Boston Marathon are stated below, according to NBC Sports:
The race for the mobility impaired will start at 8:50 a.m.
This will be followed by the men’s push rim wheelchair at 9:17 a.m.
The women’s push-in wheelchair will begin at 9:19 a.m.
The handcycles and duos will follow the women’s push-in wheelchair at 9:22 a.m.
The elite women will follow suit at 9:32 a.m.
They will be followed by Elite men and wave one at 10 a.m.
Wave two will begin at 10:25 a.m.
Wave three is at 10:50 a.m
And Wave four will start at 11:15 a.m.
Meanwhile, ahead of the 120th edition of Boston Marathon, the trailer for its documentary was released. The documentary stars Olympic bronze medalist Shalane Flanagan and will be shown during the race broadcast on Monday, as reported by Sports Illustrated.
The 60-second trailer shows various footage and one of them includes Meb Kelflezighi’s victory in 2014. Keflezighi was the first American man to win the Boston Marathon since Greg Meyer in 1983.
The documentary is directed by Jon Dunham, famous for Spirit of the Marathon. It is expected to capture the essence of the 26.2-mile race.
Video courtesy: YouTube.com/John Hancock
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