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Friday, April 24, 2009

What's On The Weekend


London Marathon will have a live webcast of the world's best marathon beginning at 3:50 AM Sunday.

Race Website / Webcast link

Reuters / AP / USA Today / Telegraph / BBC / Guardian / IAAF

Let's Run previews: men / women


Brutus Hamilton Invitational

The New York Road Runners Club will be providing pros with pacers and logistics.  Sixteen Olympians, including Shannon Rowbury, will run tonight at Cal's Edwards Stadium.

Meet website / Flotrack coverage

US Distance Runner / Cal Bears / San Fran Chronicle / Inside Bay Area


Pro / College / High School

100th Drake Relays

ESPN2 will have a tape-delay show from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Meet website

USA Today / Associated Press / New York Times


115th Penn Relays

ESPN2 will have live coverage from Franklin Field on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m.

Meet website / Webcast link / Flotrack coverage

Philly Daily News


Oregon Relays

Nike has its own relays, but money can't buy tradition!

Meet website

Register-Guard / Daily Emerald / Oregonian


PUMA Street Meet

This Boston event is a participatory contest as part of a street fair.

Event website



The Penn Relays will be live on ESPN2 from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday.  ESPNU will rerun it from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday.


The highlights of the Drake Relays will be on ESPN2 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday.


A tape-delay broadcast of the London Marathon will be on Universal Sports from 9 to 11 a.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday.


Hallmark TV will debut Chasing A Dream on Saturday.  The film's plot: high school football star rebels against his father-coach, quits the team, and dedicates himself to running a sub-4:00 mile. Oh, sure! Happens every day.


The Boston Marathon will be rerun on Universal Sports from 9 to 11 a.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday.


The World Cross Country Championships will be on CBC from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday.


The NCAA Indoor Championships will be rerun on ESPNU from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Sunday.


The Millrose Games will be rerun on Universal Sports from 7 to 8 a.m. on Saturday and 5 to 6 a.m. on Sunday.


ESPN Classic will rerun an episode of E:60 at 11 p.m. Sunday.  It includes a segment on the death of Ryan Shay.


Run Fatboy Run, a film culminating in a fictitious London marathon, will be on Cinemax at 8:30 a.m. and 11:15 p.m. Sunday.

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