Posted by: Joe English | July 2, 2008

Olympic Trials: Upcoming Distance Running Events — dates, times, broadcast information

The US Olympic Trials – Track and Field are in full swing in Eugene this week. Athletes are taking a well deserved break yesterday and today, but they will be back as we head into the Fourth of July Weekend. For those of you that want to follow the action of the distance running events, here are some of the details of the marquis event finals.

July 4th, 2008:
8:55PM Pacific Time — Women’s 5,000M
9:20PM Pacific Time — Men’s 10,000M
Broadcast coverage: USA Network 11:00PM-1:00AM Eastern*

July 5th, 2008
7:00AM Men’s 20KM race walk
Broadcast coverage: 5:00-6:00PM Eastern on NBC*

July 6th, 2008
7:00AM Women’s 20KM race walk
4:05PM Women’s 1,500M
5:50PM Men’s 1,500M
Broadcast coverage: 7:00PM-9:00PM Eastern on NBC*

* Check your local listings. Note that television coverage may not cover all events listed. These are the times of the Trial’s television coverage of that particular day.

Check back here for complete coverage of the US Olympic Track and Field Trials here on Running Advice and News.

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