FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 19th, 2018
LONDON MARATHON LIVE THIS SUN., APRIL 22, AT 3:30 AM ET ON NBCSN AS NBC SPORTS GROUP’S MONTH OF MARATHON COVERAGE CONCLUDES
Live, Commercial-Free Coverage Available with NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass”
NBCSN Presents Encore Coverage of the Paris Marathon Friday at 2 a.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 19, 2018 – NBC Sports Group presents live coverage of the London Marathon this Sunday, April 22, at 3:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage will be streamed live on NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass” commercial-free. NBCSN’s coverage will also be available on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
Four-time Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah headlines the men’s field, facing competition from 2017 London winner Daniel Wanjiru, 2016 Olympic marathon gold medalist Eliud Kipchoge and three-time Olympic gold medalist Kenenisa Bekele. Reigning and three-time London marathon champion Mary Keitany, and three-time Olympic gold medalist Tirunesh Dibaba highlight the women’s field. The course runs from Blackheath and Greenwich Park through Tower Bridge, Canary Wharf, and Tower Hill, finishing near Buckingham Palace at The Mall.
Paul Swangard calls the action on NBCSN, joined by analyst Josh Cox.
In addition, tomorrow, Friday, April 20, NBCSN presents an encore of the Paris Marathon at 2 a.m. ET.
Coverage on NBCSN will be streamed via authentication on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. Content will be presented as part of the Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA partnership among NBCUniversal, the IOC, and the USOC.
Below the full schedule for the remainder of NBC Sports Group’s April marathon coverage (all times ET, subject to change):
|Fri., April 20||2 a.m.||Paris Marathon (Encore)||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 22||3:30 a.m.||London Marathon (LIVE)||NBCSN, NBC Sports Gold|
NBC SPORTS GOLD: NBC Sports Gold — NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product — offers access to the London marathon with its “Track and Field Pass.”
NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass” gives fans access to major marathons, and top U.S. and international track and field events through December 2018. The direct-to-consumer pass offers fans unprecedented coverage — including some exclusive coverage beyond what is available on linear TV in the United States — live and on-demand, online, on mobile, tablets and connected TV devices.
NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass,” is available for $69.99 and can be purchased by visiting NBCSportsGold.com. NBC Sports Gold is available on Apple iOS, Android, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast and online at NBCSportsGold.com.
NBC SPORTS APP: The NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream coverage via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Win10, and Xbox.
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–NBC SPORTS GROUP–