NBC Sports slots marathon ahead of Rio

NBC Sports is running for history, announcing that the company, along with the USOC, USA Track & Field, and LA Marathon will bring the U.S. Olympic Team Trials Marathon to NBC on Feb. 13 at 1p. The deal marks the first time in U.S. Olympic Team Trials history that the men’s and women’s marathons will be televised live nationally. “The Road to Rio will begin on the streets of Los Angeles as we start our U.S. Olympic Team Trials coverage with an unprecedented live presentation of the men’s and women’s marathons,” said Gary Zenkel, President, NBC Olympics. “This is a great start to our deepest U.S. Trials coverage ever.”

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