The BUPA Great South Run, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, will be run on Sunday through the streets of the English city of Portsmouth.
- Race website
- There will be live TV coverage on BBC Channel 5 beginning at 10:30 AM local time.
- The men's field is supposed to be pretty darned good: World Cross Country champ Joseph Ebuya and half-marathon ace Zersenay Tadese are the headliners. The women's race suffered from the withdrawal of Jo Pavey due to injury.
- Athletics Weekly: men's preview / women's preview
The Rock N' Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon is on Sunday, but apparently has no pro-level entries.
College cross country is decidedly low-key this weekend, as conference championships come next weekend.
Track on TV
World Half Marathon Championships, 1:00 PM Friday on Universal Sports
Prefontaine, 10:10 AM Friday on The Movie Channel Xtra
Without Limits, 10:30 AM Sunday and 4:00 AM Monday on WGN