Posted by: Joe English | October 27, 2008

Broadcasts: ING New York City Marathon 2008 Television and Internet Coverage

NOTE: This is 2008 race information. For 2009 information, click here instead.

The biggest marathon of the season is coming up this weekend! On Sunday, November 2nd, 2008 it’s time for the ING New York City Marathon.

The race will be broadcast live to New York City audiences on television and radio and offered live over the Internet to viewers around the world. There will also be a post-race broadcast later on race day that will be shown nationwide on NBC in the United States.

For those outside of the New York City area, the best choice for live coverage will be on the Internet. Live internet streaming ING New York City Marathon on Sunday will be carried on two different Internet networks: for United States viewers the race will be carried at NBCSports.com and for International viewers the race will be carried on the Universal Sports Network. (See below for links.)

Note: Don’t forget to change your clocks for Daylight Savings Time!

If you live in New York City, complete television coverage of the ING New York City Marathon will be provided by the local NBC affiliate in High-Definition.

Live Internet Streaming
On Sunday, November 2nd, 2008 from 9:00AM to 12:45PM Eastern Daylight Time:
In the United States: it’s the ING New York City Marathon live at www.NBCSports.com.
Outside of the United States: Catch the live broadcast on the Universal Sports Network.

Television
In the New York City Area: WNBC 4 in New York will broadcast the race live on Today in New York from 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m E.D.T. Then carry the race live from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

In the United States: NBC Sports will broadcast a one-hour highlight show nationwide beginning at 3:00 p.m. EDT on November 2nd; check your local listings for details. In New York City, the program will appear on Channel 4.

Around the World:A one-hour highlights show will be broadcast in nearly 125 countries worldwide. Check your local listings for details.

Coverage on Running and Advice and News
Check with us throughout the week for pre-race coverage and then come back Monday, November 3rd for complete coverage of ING New York City Marathon! I will be on the ground covering the race with live updates and a complete collection of photos.

In the mean-time here are some articles you might find useful:
History of the New York City Marathon

Races: Radcliffe wins Great South Run in pre-NYC tune-up

Racing: Radcliffe to run in NYC for post-Olympic redemption

Races: Radcliffe domniates 2007 ING New York City Marathon, Lel win’s men’s race

Running Advice and News
http://www.running-advice.com

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