FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 6th, 2016
NBCSN PRESENTS THE 2016 CHICAGO MARATHON LIVE THIS SUN., OCT. 9, AT 8 AM ET
Universal HD Presents Coverage of the Amsterdam Marathon on Sunday, October 16
Events Streamed Live on NBCSports.com & the NBC Sports app
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 6, 2016 – NBCSN presents live coverage of the Chicago Marathon this Sunday, October 9, at 8 a.m. ET. An encore presentation of the race will air Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on Universal HD.
Runners from all 50 states in the U.S. and more than 100 countries will take to the streets, running through 29 Chicago-area neighborhoods before reaching the finish line in Grant Park. The field for the 2016 Chicago Marathon features multiple past champions, including 2015 marathon winners Dickson Chumba and Florence Kiplagat; 2012 winner Tsegaye Kebede; 2008 Olympic bronze medalist Micah Kogo; and debut marathoner and 8,000m world record holder Stephen Sambu.
Paul Swangard and Todd Williams call the Chicago Marathon.
Live marathon coverage continues with the Amsterdam Marathon Sunday, October 16 at 3:15 a.m. ET on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs – will stream Chicago 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 is the full schedule for NBC Sports Group’s marathon coverage this month:
|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–