Posted by: Joe English | April 10, 2008

Broadcasts: US Women’s Olympic Marathon Trials TV and Internet broadcast coverage

Olympic Trials LogoThe Boston Athletic Association will host the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Women’s Marathon on Sunday, April 20, 2008, the day before the 112th running of the Boston Marathon.

Starting and finishing at the traditional Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street, the Olympic Trials race will feature a specially designed course that tours historic Boston with a one-time loop that passes Boston Public Garden, Boston Common, the State House and Beacon Hill.

Live Coverage on the Internet (Webcast)

The U.S. Olympic Team Trials for the Women’s Marathon will be broadcast live on the Internet at The live webcast on April 20 will begin at 8:00 a.m. Eastern time. The broadcast is free to watch.

NBC Sports commentator Al Trautwig and 10-time NCAA All-American Ed Eyestone will provide commentary for the wire-to-wire coverage.

TV Broadcast Highlights Show

A one hour show will recap the race and cover the highlights. This show will be broadcast Sunday, April 27, 12:00-1:00 p.m. Eastern Time, on the MSNBC network. Check your cable channel line-up and listing for channel number and to verify the time in your area.

Live Blog Coverage
Running Advice and News will be on the race-course providing live blog updates as the race unfolds. Check back here for the story of the day, race photos and video clips from this historic event.

For broadcast coverage of the 2008 Boston Marathon, click here.

Running Advice and News



  1. […] For coverage information on the US Women’s Olympic Marathon Trials, please click here. […]

  2. […] coverage of the event live from Boston here on Running Advice and News. To watch the event, click here for Broadcast […]

  3. The first two pages of your website don’t mention coverage by the major networks. Is there any this year?

    • A few people have posted comments looking for the TV and Internet coverage information on the Boston Marathon.

      It’s on Universal Sports on TV. On the Internet it is at

      This post was from a previous year.


  4. […] For coverage information on the US Women’s Olympic Marathon Trials, please click here. […]

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