Some overseas readers were unable to open the NTV highlight links of this year's Hakone Ekiden. Here are some YouTube links to a few videos. Enjoy them before NTV has them taken down. There are a lot of others, including home video of the different stages. Follow the 'Related Videos' links or copy and paste to search using these characters: 第85回箱根駅伝 or 2009年箱根駅伝 or just 箱根駅伝.
Complete highlight digest of Days One and Two.
More detailed digest of Day One.
Spotlight on Kashiwabara.
Masato Kihara making Daniel Gitau hurt.
2009 opening credits.
2009 closing credits.