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Marine Corps Marathon 2016: Date, time, race schedule, location, how to watch

Marine Corps Marathon 2016: Date, time, race schedule, location, how to watch

The 41st annual Marine Corps Marathon takes place this Sunday in the nation's capital.

With roughly 20,000 annual racers, the Marine Corps Marathon is one of the 15 largest annual marathons in the world. The Marine Corps Marathon is also the largest marathon in the world not to reward prize money, dubbing the event by many to be "The People's Marathon."

The 2016 Marine Corps Marathon is a date runners of all levels have had circled for over a year, and with the start time just days away, and Washington, D.C. expecting excellent weather, the event is sure to be a memorable one.

CSN Mid-Atlantic is your digital home for the 2016 Marine Corps Marathon. When does the Marine Corps Marathon begin? Where is the finish line for the Marine Corps Marathon? How can I watch the Marine Corps Marathon? CSN Mid-Atlantic has all the answers.

When is the 2016 Marine Corps Marathon?

The 2016 Marine Corps Marathon is this Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016. You can access the official Marine Corps Marathon website by clicking here.

What time does the 2016 Marine Corps Marathon start?

The Marine Corps Marathon wheelchair and hand cycle division of the race begins at 7:45 a.m. ET, with the Marine Corps Marathon beginning at 7:55 a.m. ET

The entire 2016 Marine Corps Marathon schedule can be found here

What time does the 2016 Marine Corps Marathon end?

The MCM course officially closes at 3:10 p.m. ET on Sunday.

Where is the Marine Corps Marathon start line?

The start line for the Marine Corps Marathon course is located on Route 110 between the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Va.

Where is the Marine Corps Marathon finish line?

The finish line for the Marine Corps Marathon course is located at the Marine Corps Memorial (Often referred to as the Iwo Jima Memorial). It is located on US Marine Memorial Circle, in between Arlington Boulevard and North Meade Street in Arlington, Va.

How can I get to the 2016 Marine Corps Marathon?

There is free parking available all day at 23rd Street and Crystal Drive in Crystal City, Va. Free shuttles will take participants and fans from the free parking to the Runners Village, roughly 1.5 miles away. An additional pay parking option is located at the Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW. A free runners-only shuttle will transport runners from the Regan Building to Runners Village from 4:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. on Sunday.

Road closures expect to begin at 4:00 a.m. on Sunday. To access a complete list of road closures on Sunday, click here

The WMATA Metro will open at 7:00 a.m. on Sunday. All MCM participants are urged to take the Blue or Yellow line to the Pentagon Metro Station to access Runners Village, which is located in the Pentagon North Parking Lot. The Metro will have blue line trains arriving at the Rosslyn station every eight minutes on Sunday. Metro station escalators will be turned off on race day.

How can I watch the 2016 Marine Corps Marathon?

CSN Mid-Atlantic will air live coverage of the 2016 Marine Corps Marathon beginning at 7:00 a.m ET on Sunday. (CSN Channel Finder)

Following the completion of the MCM, CSN Mid-Atlantic will provide every second of finishing line video, which racers and fans can download. You can access the finish line videos online by clicking the following link.

2016 Marine Corps Marathon Course Map:

The MCM begins in Arlington, Va., with the 26.2-mile racing crossing into Washington, D.C. before finishing back in Arlington, Va. You can access the official Marine Corps Marathon course map right here

2016 Marine Corps Marathon Weather Forecast:

The weather forecast for Sunday Oct. 30 is a good one. The current outlook calls for partial clouds with a high of 71 degrees and only a 20 percent chance of rain. The Weather Channel forecast for MCM weekend can be found here

U.S. men's hockey pulls out win after entering 3rd period tied

U.S. men's hockey pulls out win after entering 3rd period tied

GANGNEUNG, South Korea -- Ryan Donato scored two power-play goals and Troy Terry dominated with his speed as college players led the United States to an important 2-1 victory over Slovakia on Friday at the Olympics.

Donato, who plays for his father Ted at Harvard, delivered the kind of offense USA Hockey wanted when it picked four NCAA players for its no-NHL Olympic roster. Donato, Terry and American Hockey League scoring star Chris Bourque were all additions to the U.S. after the pre-Olympic Deutschland Cup in November, during which the U.S. struggled to score, particularly against Slovakia goaltender Jan Laco.

Laco was on top of his game, stopping 29 of the 31 shots he faced. Only this time, the Americans' young skill that coach Tony Granato hoped would bring energy and spark the team came through.

Goalie Ryan Zapolski made 21 saves for his first Olympic victory, which is crucial considering only the top four of 12 teams avoid the qualification round Monday. With the regulation win, the U.S. vaults to the top of Group B with four points. Slovakia was second with three, followed by Slovenia and Russia.

The U.S. faces Russia in each team's final preliminary-round game Saturday night.

The Americans didn't have a shot on net until six-plus minutes into the game when defenseman Noah Welch finally got the puck to Laco.

All it took to get the U.S. offense going was a Slovakia penalty that gave Terry and Donato some room to operate. Terry sped through the offensive zone and took two Slovakia defenders with him, dropping the puck to a wide-open Donato for his first power-play goal of the game to put the U.S. up 1-0 at 7:10.

Just 25 seconds later, Andrej Kudrna scored on a tip of a Tomas Surovy shot that slipped under Zapolski's right arm for a tying goal the 31-year-old goalie probably wants back.

Bobby Butler had a semi-breakaway late in the first and Laco got his blocker on it. A couple of second-period power plays yielded offensive-zone time but not a goal, and a borderline goalie interference penalty on Boston University's Jordan Greenway made penalty killers work hard to keep it tied.

After a too many men on the ice call on Slovakia, Bourque, another son of a former NHL player, fed Donato, who spun around in front and went five-hole on Laco to score the game-winning goal with 17:09 left.

Team USA Women outshoot but can't outscore Team Canada in first meeting at 2018 Olympics

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Team USA Women outshoot but can't outscore Team Canada in first meeting at 2018 Olympics

GANGNEUNG, South Korea  -- Meghan Agosta and Sara Nurse each scored in the second period and defending Olympic champion Canada clinched the top spot in pool play by edging the United States 2-1 on Thursday in an early showdown between the dominant powers in women's hockey.

Genevieve Lacasse made 44 saves, including stopping Hilary Knight at the post inside the final 90 seconds. Brianne Decker hit two posts, the second time coming in the final seconds, before the two rivals ended up in a scrum. Officials reviewed the final play and ruled no goal. The Canadians also had two goals disallowed.

Kendall Coyne scored the lone goal for the Americans.

Canada and the United States are the only countries to ever win gold at the Olympics. The Americans won gold in 1998 when women's hockey joined the Olympics, while Canada is here looking for a fifth straight gold medal for the country that created the sport.

They played eight times last fall through a pre-Olympic exhibition tour and the Four Nations Cup. The United States won two of the first three, but Canada now has won five straight against their biggest -- and only -- rival in the sport.

The United States certainly had plenty of chances, including Knight being stopped on a breakaway.

After missing on a penalty shot and hitting a post late in the second, the Americans got on the board when Coyne raced through four Canadians and scored 23 seconds into the third period.

Canada thought briefly it had the first goal of the game with 3:15 left in the first period, but Melodie Daoust and captain Marie-Philip Poulin were in the crease with the play blown dead. The official immediately signaled no goal.

Agosta put Canada up 1-0 at 7:18 of the second on the power play. With Megan Keller in the box for interfering with Poulin, Natalie Spooner in her 100th international game spun and hit Agosta in the slot with a backhanded pass. Agosta's shot went off Rooney's glove and in for the goal.

Nurse scored at 14:56 with a shot from the left circle that went off Rooney's elbow. Laura Stacey appeared to be offside as Canada brought the puck into the zone, but the United States did not challenge.

Officials awarded Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson a penalty shot at 16:08 of the second after Canadian forward Haley Irwin placed a glove on top of the puck in the crease amid a pile of bodies in the crease. Lamoureux-Davidson, who scored the fastest back-to-back goals in Olympic history in the U.S. win over Russia, went too slow and got the puck caught near her right foot before a backhand Lacasse easily deflected.

U.S. coach Robb Stauber started Maddie Rooney, his youngest goalie with all three of the U.S. wins against Canada.