In addition to the highly anticipated race, Universal Sports will air a special Preview Show from the finish line on Boylston Street featuring analysis of the elite field and live interviews on Saturday, April 19, from 4 to 6 p.m. ET. Features live interviews with Meb Keflezighi, survivor Heather Abbott, first responder Lucas Carr, Larry Rawson and more.
Michael Chiklis (Courtesy of @MichaelChiklis) LOS ANGELES (April 18, 2014) – This Monday, the world will run as one with the City of Boston for the 118th running of the Boston Marathon. Actor Michael Chiklis will lend his voice to the opening sequence of Boston’s epic event airing on Universal Sports Network on April 21, […]
As part of Universal Sports Network’s coverage of the 2014 Boston Marathon, the public will be able to view the LIVE marathon finish line web camera for the first time on USN. Watch your favorite runners as they complete the legendary race in real-time (or post-race on-demand). Starting at 10:30 am ET on Monday, April 21, visit http://www.universalsports.com to see the finish […]
A week before the 118th Boston Marathon, the city of Boston came together to remember the tragic terrorist attack last year. And giving tribute to the heroes and the survivors of that day, Vice-President Joe Biden had these words.
Boston Marathon (Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) BOSTON, April 14 (Reuters) – “Left on Boylston” in this American city means only one thing on marathon day. It means you’re in the home stretch of the Boston Marathon, and all of the early morning runs in the dark New England winters, and all the wild […]
Boston Marathon (AP Photo/Stew Milne) LOS ANGELES (April 10, 2014) – Universal Sports Network, the exclusive national television and digital media home of the Boston Marathon, will provide LIVE television and online coverage of the 118th Boston Marathon on “Marathon Monday,” April 21, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET. In addition to the […]
April 13 (Reuters) – Mo Farah vowed not to abandon his marathon ambitions after a chastening transition from track to road on his competitive debut over 26.2 miles in London on Sunday. The Briton, who built up an aura of invincibility after winning 5,000 and 10,000 metre titles at the last Olympics and world championships, […]
The Paris Marathon is one of the most popular marathons in Europe – a scenic run through a beautiful city, beginning on the Avenue des Champs-Elysees and running past many of the city’s iconic sites, including the Louvre and the Seine.
Kenenisa Bekele (JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images) Three-time Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele (ETH) is scheduled to make his marathon debut at the Paris Marathon on Universal Sports on Sunday, April 6 at 2:30 AM ET LIVE. Fellow Ethiopian Abdullah Shami has the fastest personal-best marathon time in the field (2:05:42). Bekele holds the world record in both […]
This will be the 20th edition of the championships (including the two editions that were renamed the ‘IAAF World Road Running Championships’) and Denmark is the 16th country to host the World Half Marathon Championships. The event is being held in Scandinavia for just the second time ever, 20 years after Oslo hosted it. It’s also just the second time in the history of the championships that it is being held in spring. Brussels in 2002 was the only other World Half Marathon Championships that was held at this time of year.
Zersenay Tadese (ERI) will race for an unprecedented sixth individual title at the 2014 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships. Click HERE to watch the race online Saturday, March 29, at 7:30 AM ET LIVE, or tune in to see the race on television on March 29 at 7 PM ET on Universal Sports. In the women’s competition, […]
Lucas Carr is proud to be Boston born and bred, and ran the 2013 Boston Marathon to benefit the Boston Bruins Foundation. He had just crossed the finish line when the bombings happened. The former Army Ranger, who joined the armed forces following 9/11, was reminded of a Middle East war zone and quickly sprang into action applying tourniquets to the injured. Lucas knows the importance of the Boston Marathon to the entire city, and is uplifted by the fact that the community is focused on making the 2014 race greater than ever.
Dr. David R. King runs to share in the personal victories of his fellow marathoners and had just finished running the 2013 Boston Marathon when the bombs went off. Little did he know that his experience as an Army doctor in Iraq and Afghanistan would be put to the test in his own backyard. Upon hearing of the blasts, he immediately went to Massachusetts General Hospital where he began treating and operating on patients. Dr. King plans to run the 2014 Boston Marathon.
Compelling Personal Stories of Perseverance, Resilience and Recovery an Integral Part of Network’s Coverage of 2014 Boston Marathon Network’s Distribution Partners Join Forces to Bring Event Coverage into as Many Homes as Possible Los Angeles (March 10, 2014) – Universal Sports Network, the exclusive national television and digital media home of the Boston Marathon, announced […]
In 1973, David McGillivray made a personal commitment to run the Boston Marathon every year in tribute to his late grandfather, and has been the last person to cross the finish line every year since 1988 when he became the legendary event’s race director. And although his efforts were turned elsewhere on April 15, 2013, David fulfilled his promise to keep running and finished his 41st Boston Marathon 11 days later.
DATE EVENT VIEWING INFO 04/15 Boston Tribute (LIVE online) TV: 6:00pm ET Online: 12:00pm ET 04/15 2013 Boston Marathon (encore presentation) TV: 7:00pm ET 04/15 Boston Tribute (encore presentation) TV: 9:00pm ET 04/15 2013 Boston Marathon (encore presentation) TV: 10:00pm ET 04/19 2014 Boston Marathon Preview Show (LIVE) TV: 4:00pm ET 04/21 2014 Boston Marathon […]
PHOTO CREDIT: (Jim Safford/LA Marathon) More than 25,000 runners from all over the world are set to run at the 2014 ASICS LA Marathon on Sunday. Defending champion Erick Mose (KEN) and 2013 runner-up Julius Keter (KEN) headline the men’s elite field. Last year Mose’s come-from –behind surge in the final two miles allowed him […]
Air Date Episode Title Broadcast Time (ET) Online Time (ET) 4/19 Boston Marathon Preview Show 4:00 PM NONE 4/19 Boston Marathon Preshow 8:30 AM 8:30 AM 4/19 Boston Marathon 9:30 AM 9:30 AM 4/19 Boston Marathon Post Show 12:30 PM 12:30 PM 4/19 Boston Marathon Wrap Up Show 4:00 PM NONE *All dates and times […]
Air Date Episode Title Broadcast Time (ET) Online Time (ET) 3/09 Los Angeles Marathon 3:00 PM NONE 3/29 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships 11:00 AM 7:30 AM 4/06 Paris Marathon 2:30 AM 2:30 AM 4/13 London Marathon 4:00 AM 4/19 Boston Marathon Preview Show 4:00 PM NONE 4/19 Boston Marathon Preshow 8:30 AM 8:30 AM […]
PHOTO CREDIT: Paul Gilham/Getty Images Mo Farah announced he will race in a half-marathon in New York City as he gets ready for his marathon debut. Farah will run in the NYC Half on March 16. He won the race in 2011. “I have been training hard in Kenya and hope to use the […]
During The Last 26, viewers will meet Kinga, a Universal Sports host, adventurer, risk taker, and soon-to-be marathoner. Follow her journey to completing 26.2 miles of the 2013 ING New York City Marathon in our new weekly web series, presented by ASICS. On this episode, race day has finally arrived. Kinga misjudges the weather and wears gear that is a little less warm then she needs. She meets Waves for Water’s Christian Troy along during the race who has come all the way from LA to support her, and begins to breakdown physically around mile 20.
Larry Fine | NEW YORK | Sun Nov 3, 2013 11:10pm IST (Reuters) – Defending champion Geoffrey Mutai and Priscah Jeptoo won the men’s and women’s races at the New York City Marathon on Sunday for a Kenyan sweep in chilly, windy conditions through the city’s five boroughs. Jeptoo overtook front-running Ethiopian Buzunesh Deba with […]
Los Angeles (October 21, 2013) – Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic and endurance sports programming, will provide LIVE television and online coverage of the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 21, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ET. LIVE race day coverage from Copley Square will also include pre- and post-race […]
The TCS Amsterdam Marathon is known for its fast and beautiful course. The start and finish take place in the historical Olympic Stadium, leaving an unforgettable impression, with the presence of the supporters in the tribunes and grandstand.
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