The 2010 Ironman World Championships are coming up this Saturday, October 9th 2010. The world’s best Iron-distance triathletes will compete for world titles in Kona, Hawaii on the most famous of triathlon race venues. As has been the case for many years, the event will be not be telecast live, but rather shown in at a special time on the NBC network in December. However, the event will covered be live webcasts on the Internet from the universalsports.com and ironnmanlive.com web-sites.
Here are the details for viewing the race:
Global Internet Coverage
The race will be broadcast live on the Internet on October 9th, 2009 starting at 11:00AM Eastern Time on universalsports.com. There will also be extensive web content, including live blogs, video and audio all day at the Ironmanlive.com web-site. The race webcasts will be available worldwide.
Nationwide Television Coverage — NBC
The 2009 Ford Ironman World Championship will air on NBC on Dec. 18, 2010 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM. Please check your local listings for specific times and channels.
Most NBC affiliates will air this broadcast, but some markets may not choose to air it. So please check your TV guide to make sure that your market is broadcasting the coverage from Kona.
Check back here for coverage of the race at Running Advice and News!