LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK - NBC Sports and Universal Sports will provide LIVE broadcast and online coverage of the ING New York City Marathon 2008 this Sunday, November 2. All the live marathon action can be accessed at NBCSports.com. Additionally, NBC Sports will present a one-hour highlights show of the Marathon, Sunday at 3 p.m. ET.
Ironman Florida will be broadcast live this Saturday as Bella Comerford goes for a 5th win.
Bella Comerford has won four times at Ford Ironman Florida and will be looking for her fifth win on Saturday, November 1 as the 10th edition of the Panama City Beach even takes place. The Scottish native will face last year's champion, Nina Kraft of Germany.
Comerford’s 2008 season has been a successful one to date, with two Ironman wins thus far, the first at Ironman South Africa and then the second in September at Ironman UK to bring her total victories to seven. In addition to her win here in 2007, Kraft posted a victory at Ironman Brazil and a second place finish at Ford Ironman Louisville. She has enjoyed good results at the 70.3 distance in the current season with second place finishes at the St. Croix Ironman 70.3 and Ford Ironman Florida 70.3.
Click HERE for the live web feed from the race.
Ford Ironman Arizona on Versus this Sunday: Don't miss the first of five straight weekends of Ironman coverage on Versus
For almost three decades, the drama of Ironman Triathlon has captured the attention of millions around the world. Its compelling stories of ordinary people accomplishing the extraordinary move and inspire television viewers of all ages. Watch Ford Ironman Arizona on Versus this Sunday, November 2, at 3PM.
In addition to the Emmy-award winning coverage of the Ford Ironman World Championship that will air on NBC this December 13 from 2:30 – 4 PM EST and the Foster Grant Ironman World Championship 70.3 show, also on NBC on April 12, 2009, from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. EST, five Ironman races can be seen on Versus starting this Sunday.
2008 Versus Schedule
Sunday, 11/2 – 3PM – Ford Ironman Arizona
Sunday, 11/9 – 3PM – Ford Ironman Couer d'Alene
Sunday, 11/16 – 3PM – Ford Ironman Lake Placid
Sunday, 11/23 – 3PM – Ford Ironman Louisville
Sunday, 11/30 – 3PM – Ford Ironman Wisconsin
All shows re-air the following day (Monday) at 5PM (ET).