[This post refers to the 2008 race, for information on the 2009 race, click here.]The Ironman World Championships will be held this weekend in Kona, Hawaii on Saturday October 11th, 2008, starting at 6:45AM Hawaii local time. Although the race is not broadcast live on television, streaming coverage will be available all day long over the Internet.
Read more about Ironman Triathlon and the television broadcast in another article I wrote on the topic by clicking here.
Television Coverage Schedule
Television coverage of the 2008 Ironman World Championships will be broadcast on December 13th, 2008 from 2:30-4:0PM EST on NBC (National Broadcasting Company) in the United States.
The television coverage is also typically offered for sale on DVD from the producers of the Ironman race at www.ironmandvd.com. You can also order DVDs from past races at the site.
Ironmanlive.com will broadcast more than 17 hours of live coverage from the event on October 11th. In past years, the coverage has featured live video, audio and interviews. And once the winners start crossing the finish-line, the coverage will include every finisher crossing the line live. To watch the free coverage of the event, go to www.ironmanlive.com.
We’ll have complete post-race coverage of the event here on Running Advice and News.
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