FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
NBC SPORTS GROUP’S “MARATHON MONTH” KICKS OFF THIS SUN. AT 2:30 AM ET WITH BERLIN MARATHON LIVE ON NBCSPORTS.COM & THE NBC SPORTS APP
NBCSN & Universal HD Present Coverage of the Berlin, Chicago, and Amsterdam Marathons over the Next Month
All three Events Streamed Live on NBCSports.com & the NBC Sports app
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 20, 2016 – NBC Sports Group presents coverage of three marathons in the next month – Berlin, Chicago, and Amsterdam – beginning this Sunday, Sept. 25 with live and encore coverage of the Berlin Marathon. Live coverage of the Berlin marathon begins at 2:30 a.m. ET Sunday on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. Encore presentations of the race will air Sunday at 3:30 p.m. ET on Universal HD, and Monday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Live marathon coverage continues with the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, October 9, at 8 a.m. ET on NBCSN, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app, and the Amsterdam Marathon Sunday, October 16 at 3:15 a.m. ET on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. In addition, encore coverage of the Chicago and Amsterdam marathons will be available on Universal HD.
The Berlin Marathon is the first major race since the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The 2016 race, the German capital’s 43rd, will feature eight men who have personal bests under 2:08, including former world record holder Wilson Kipsang and 2014 second-place finisher Emmanuel Mutai of Kenya, and Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele.
Tim Hutchings and Stuart Storey call the Berlin Marathon.
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs – will stream marathon coverage. Powered by Playmaker Media, the NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Win10, and Xbox.
Below the full schedule for NBC Sports Group’s late September/October marathon coverage:
|Sun., Sept. 25||2:30 a.m.||Berlin Marathon (LIVE)||NBCSports.com & the NBC Sports app|
|Sun., Sept. 25||3:30 p.m.||Berlin Marathon||Universal HD|
|Mon., Sept. 26||7:30 p.m.||Berlin Marathon||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 9||8 a.m.||Chicago Marathon (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 9||8 p.m.||Chicago Marathon||Universal HD|
|Sun., Oct. 16||3:15 a.m.||Amsterdam Marathon (LIVE)||NBCSports.com & the NBC Sports app|
|Sun., Oct. 16||6 p.m.||Amsterdam Marathon||Universal HD|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–