Watch Live: 2023 Chicago Marathon Coverage – Don’t Miss It

The 2023 Bank of America Chicago Marathon is here, and you don’t want to miss a moment of the action. Whether you’re a dedicated fan, a supporter of a runner, or simply curious about this iconic event, you can watch all the excitement unfold.

The live broadcast of the Chicago Marathon kicks off at 7 a.m. CST today, Sunday, Oct. 8. This coverage spans from the remarkable achievements of top athletes to heartwarming moments as friends and family cross the finish line, all the way until 3 p.m.

No matter where you are, you can tune in for complete live coverage of the Chicago Marathon. Here are some options:

  1. NBC 5: If you’re in the United States or Mexico, you can catch the marathon action on NBC 5, either on your television or online via
  2. NBC Chicago App: Download the NBC Chicago app on your mobile device or tablet to watch the marathon from anywhere in the U.S. and Mexico.
  3. NBC Chicago News Streaming App: If you have a Roku, Samsung TV, or use Peacock, you can stream the marathon through the NBC Chicago News streaming app. You’ll find the live finish line camera streaming until 3 p.m.
  4. Telemundo: Telemundo will also offer a broadcast of the Chicago Marathon on and the Telemundo Chicago app.

The live stream starts at 7 a.m. online and on NBC 5. Television coverage will continue until 11 a.m., ensuring you don’t miss any of the race. Even after the TV broadcast ends, the live finish line camera will keep streaming until 3 p.m., so you can witness the final moments of the marathon.

This year, there’s an added way to watch the marathon – through Peacock. NBC 5’s marathon broadcast and digital coverage will also be available on Peacock, making it easier than ever to catch the excitement.

To access the Chicago Marathon on NBC 5’s streaming channel, “NBC Chicago News” on Peacock, visit or download the free Peacock app on your streaming device, smartphone, or tablet.

Finding NBC Chicago News is easy:

  • On Peacock: Simply head to or download the Peacock app for iPhone or Android. Then, click on the “channels” tab and scroll to NBC Chicago News.
  • On Roku: Select the Live TV tile on your Roku TV home screen and click the left arrow button. Alternatively, open The Roku Channel app, click the left arrow to access the left-hand navigation menu, scroll down to Channel 4114, and select Live TV.
  • On Samsung TV Plus: Go to the “All Channels” section of your television or connected website/mobile device. Click on “Local News,” and navigate to NBC Chicago News.
  • On Xumo Play: Open the Xumo Play app on your preferred mobile device or streaming platform. In the Live Guide, scroll down to “Local News,” and select NBC Chicago News.

As you prepare to enjoy the 2023 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, keep in mind that significant road closures are in effect to ensure the safety of both runners and spectators. Be sure to check the details on 2023 Chicago Marathon road closures if you plan to travel around the city during this event.

The Chicago Marathon course covers 26.2 miles, taking runners across six of the Chicago River’s bridges. The route extends as far north as Sheridan Road and DuSable Lake Shore Drive, and as far south as 35th Street. It’s a thrilling journey through the heart of Chicago, showcasing the city’s beauty and the determination of marathon participants.

So, get ready to witness the excitement of the 44th running of the Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2023. Whether you’re following your favorite athletes or cheering for friends and family, this event promises moments of inspiration and celebration.

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