WCSN.com to Provide Live Webcast of the London Marathon
World Championship Sports Network (WCSN) will provide LIVE coverage of the 2008 London Marathon this Sunday, April 13 starting at 3:55 a.m. EST. The free broadcast will be available to everyone in the U.S and Canada via WCSN.com.
The Flora London Marathon will host representatives from more than 50 countries in the 26.2 mile course.
This year's lineup is packed with some of the greatest marathon runners in the world who will go head-to-head this Sunday. Former world record holder Paul Tergat (KEN) will clash with 2006 London Marathon champion Felix Limo (KEN) and defending champion Martin Lel (KEN) who will add intense competition to the race. Newcomer Ryan Hall (USA), who made his marathon debut in London last year when he finished seventh with a U.S. debut record, will be running again this year in his first major race of 2008.
WCSN.com recently launched Marathon Madness - a special value added editorial package that features original content, articles from road racing experts, interactive maps provided by MapMyRun.com, results, highlights and more. Furthermore, WCSN.com will be offering an exclusive diary from Ryan Hall and special commentary from marathon veteran and journalist Steve Smyth.
In addition to the £150,000 purse prize for the winners, these top competitors will also be fighting for points toward the second World Marathon Majors (WMM) series. The other WMM races this year include the Boston Marathon, the real, -Berlin Marathon, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and the ING New York City Marathon all found on WCSN, the home of the World Marathon Majors.
WHAT: 2008 Flora London Marathon
WHEN: Sunday, April 13, 2008
ONLINE: WCSN.com <http://x.jngo1.net/y.z?l=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wcsn.com%2F&e=301&j=101523047&t=h> (Free webcast to everyone in USA and Canada)
LIVE April 13 at 3:55am EST
TV: WCSN TV - two hour highlights on April 26 at 12:00 pm EST
*WCSN will have encore presentation of the 2007 London Marathon onApril 12 at 2:30pm ET.
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