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2014 Paris Marathon: Men’s Race

3-time olympic gold medalist Kenenisa Bekele (ETH) sets a new course record as he takes first with a total time of 2:05:02.

2014 Paris Marathon: Women’s Race

Slomena Cheyech (KEN), who previous came in 8th in the 2009 Half Marathon Championship, took 1st in the women’s race and scored a Personal Best with a time of 2:22:42.

2014 Paris Marathon: Handisports Race

Swiss para-athlete, Marcel Hug wins the Handisports race at the Paris Marathon.

2014 Paris Marathon: Men’s Race Interview

Kenenisa Bekele (ETH) talks about winning 1st place at the Paris Marathon Men’s Race.

2014 Paris Marathon: Women’s Race Interview

Flomena Cheyech (KEN) talks about winning 1st place at the Paris Marathon Women’s Race.

2014 Paris Marathon

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.

Olympic Champion Kenenisa Bekele Will Run Paris Marathon

 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 […]

2014 Half Marathon World Championship: Kamworor wins

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2014 Half Marathon World Championship: Cherono wins

Gladys Cherono leads a Kenyan sweep of the podium, in the Women’s race, winning in 1:07:28.

2014 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships: Copenhagen, Denmark

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.

IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

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, […]

Run As One: Lucas Carr, Boston Marathon Runner & Former Army Ranger

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.

Boston Marathon Test

Boston Marathon Test

Run As One: Dr. David R. King, Marathon Runner & Surgeon

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.

Universal Sports Network Presents Boston Marathon “Run as One” Series

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 […]

Run As One: David McGillivray, Boston Marathon Race Director

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.

2014 Boston Marathon on Universal Sports

Watch the 118th edition of the Boston Marathon on Universal Sports, April 21th, 8:30am EST.

Run As One: Dr. Martin Levine, Medical Director, Boston Marathon

Dr. Martin Levine serves as the Medical director at the elite athlete medical tent, and was on the finish line on Boylston street at the 2013 Boston Marathon.

2014 Boston Marathon Programming Schedule

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 […]

LA Marathon Takes Runners from the Stadium to the Sea

  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 […]

2014 Boston Marathon Viewing Schedule

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 […]

2014 Marathon Viewing Schedule

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 TBD 4/13 London Marathon 4:00 AM TBD 4/19 Boston Marathon Preview Show 4:00 PM NONE 4/19 […]

Mo Farah Prepares for London Marathon

  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 […]

2014 Tokyo Marathon: Tsegaye wins Womens

Tirfi Tsegaye (ETH) sets a new course record at 2:22:23, crushing the old record by three minutes. Birhane Dibaba, her fellow country woman, was just sevens seconds behind in 2nd.

2014 Tokyo Marathon: Chumba wins

They were hoping to get a course record and Dickson Chumba (KEN) delivered, beating the old one by over a minute with a personal best as well, at 2:05:41.

2014 Tokyo Marathon (Mobile)

Around 36,000 runners run through the busy streets that are shut down to traffic, of Metropolitan Tokyo. Tokyo Marathon unites people and makes a great contribution to provide a dream to our society.

2014 Toyko Marathon

Around 36,000 runners run through the busy streets that are shut down to traffic, of Metropolitan Tokyo. Tokyo Marathon unites people and makes a great contribution to provide a dream to our society.

The Last 26: Episode 26: The NY Marathon is Here

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.

Geoffery Mutai And Priscah Jeptoo Win New York City Marathon

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 […]

Universal Sports Network Announces Expanded Coverage of 2014 Boston Marathon

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 […]

2013 Amsterdam Marathon: Women’s race: Kipketer wins

During the 38th edition of the Amsterdam Marathon, Valentine Kipketer (KEN) gets the win at 2:32:02, her personal best, 5:01 faster than 2nd place finisher Serena Burla (USA).

2013 Amsterdam Marathon: Men’s race: Chebet wins again

During the 38th edition of the Amsterdam Marathon, for the third year in a row, Wilson Chebet (KEN) wins the men’s racing, breaking his old course recprd by 5 seconds, with a new time of 2:05:36.

2013 Amsterdam Marathon

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.

2013 Amsterdam Marathon (mobile)

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. This event airs Oct 20 @3:15amET.

Jerk Interrupts Marathon

During the Berlin Marathon an inconsiderate rabble rouser interrupted Wilson Kipsang’s world record finsh.

Wilson Kipsang Breaks Marathon World Record In Berlin

REUTERS – Kenyan Wilson Kipsang made the most of the notoriously flat and fast Berlin streets to smash the marathon world record by 15 seconds en route to taking the title on Sunday. The 31-year-old Kipsang clocked a time of two hours, three minutes and 23 seconds to better the previous mark set two years […]

2013 Berlin Marathon: Women’s race: Kiplagat wins

In the 40th edition of the Berlin Marathon, Kenyan Florence Kiplagat took the lead and held it for the win at 2:21:13, 1:15 ahead of Kenyan Sharon Cherop, at 41 years old, German Irina Mikitenko set a new master record at 2:24:54, taking 3rd.

2013 Berlin Marathon: Women’s race: Kiplagat interview

2011 winner Kenyan Florence Kiplagat talks her race, winning her second Berlin Marathon.

2013 Berlin Marathon: Men’s race: Kipsang interview

The Olympic Bronze medalist, Kenyan Wilson Kipsang talks about his race and breaking the world record.

2013 Berlin Marathon: Men’s race: Kipsang wins

In the 40th edition of the BMW Berlin Marathon, Olympic Bronze medalist, Kenyan Wilson Kipsang broke the world record by 15 seconds winning in a time of 2:03:23. Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge was 32 seconds back in 2nd.

2013 Berlin Marathon

The Berlin Marathon is a major running and sporting event held annually in Berlin, Germany. The official marathon distance of 42.195 kilometers (26 miles 385 yards) is set up as a city-wide road race for both professional and amateur runners.

2013 Berlin Marathon (mobile)

The Berlin Marathon is a major running and sporting event held annually in Berlin, Germany. The official marathon distance of 42.195 kilometers (26 miles 385 yards) is set up as a city-wide road race for both professional and amateur runners. This event airs Sept 29 @2:30amET.

Equinox Tips: Marathon Strength Training: Week 10

The buzz word for this week: Pairings. In a meta sense, to run well and run healthy, you must complement your mileage with strength-training. “If you haven’t picked up on it yet, running really does need to be paired with lifting,” says Tier 4 coach Jason Skinner. “Structure, balance and movement tend to fall apart […]

Equinox Tips: Marathon Strength Training: Week 9

Just as there are superfoods, there are supermoves, exercises so dynamic and effective that they confer a particularly significant benefit and thus deserve a permanent place in your repertoire. One such move is the focal point of this week’s series, and it’s got Tier 4 coach Jason Skinner using superlatives. “Week 9 holds a special place […]

Universal Sports Update: Bigger Boston Marathon

In order to allow runners who were unable to finish the race last year race again and let more people honor last years bombing victums, the Boston Marathon will allow 9,000 more people race this year.

Ryan Hall’s Marathon Tips

Ryan’s Advice: Five Running Training Tips for a Busy Schedule: 1. Get out the door: Even if you feel tired when you get home after a long day, just make it a point to get out the door. If you still feel tired once you have run a couple of miles then modify your workout. […]

An Additional 9,000 Runners Will Run In Boston Marathon In 2014

By Scott Malone BOSTON | Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:54am EDT (Reuters) – Next year’s Boston Marathon will include an additional 9,000 runners, amid a groundswell of support and interest in the wake of the bombing attack this year which killed three people and cut the event short, the marathon’s organizers said Thursday. Boosting the […]

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Kiprotich wins Marathon

Last year, Stephen Kiprotich (UGA) became the Olympic champ, and now he’s the World Champion as well, finishing with a time of 2:09:51, 21 seconds over Lelisa Desisa (ETH).

2013 IAAF World Championships: Day 8: Men’s Marathon (mobile)

The 2013 IAAF Track & Field World Championships, which will take place in the Russian capital of Moscow from Aug 10 – 18, is set to be the biggest ever IAAF championship. With a total of 1974 athletes having been entered (1106 men and 868 women), the record of participants is also on course to be broken as the previously most attended championships in terms of athletes was Berlin 2009 with 1895. This event airs Aug 17 @7:30amET. 

2013 IAAF World Championships: Day 8: Men’s Marathon

The 2013 IAAF Track & Field World Championships, which will take place in the Russian capital of Moscow from Aug 10 – 18, is set to be the biggest ever IAAF championship. With a total of 1974 athletes having been entered (1106 men and 868 women), the record of participants is also on course to be broken as the previously most attended championships in terms of athletes was Berlin 2009 with 1895.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Kiplagat wins Marathon

Edna Kiplagat (KEN) becomes the first women to ever successfully defend her marathon championship title (2011, 2013) winning by .14 seconds at 2:25:44.

2013 Stockholm Marathon: 5th win for Andersson

Isabellah Andersson (SWE) gets a record 5th win for the home crowd at 2:33:46. Halima Hassen Beriso (ETH) takes 2nd and Frida Lunden (SWE) managed third over Salina Kosgei (KEN).

2013 Stockholm Marathon: Gerbaba Eticha wins

For the second time (2011, 2013), Shumi Gerbaba Eticha (ETH) gets the win at 2:16:13. Stephen Chelimo (KEN) was 2nd and Endale Tekileab (ETH) took 3rd.

2013 Stockholm Marathon

The Stockholm Marathon is an annual marathon arranged in Stockholm, Sweden since 1979. It serves as the Swedish marathon championship race. The Ultimate Guide to International Marathons ranks the Stockholm Marathon as the best marathon in the world.

2013 Stockholm Marathon (mobile)

The Stockholm Marathon is an annual marathon arranged in Stockholm, Sweden since 1979. It serves as the Swedish marathon championship race. The Ultimate Guide to International Marathons ranks the Stockholm Marathon as the best marathon in the world. This event airs June 1 @ 6:00amET/3:00amPT.

 
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