INDIANAPOLIS -- With over 50 hours of track & field, cross country and road racing scheduled, USATF will have event coverage 11 of the first 12 weeks of 2016, including a full slate of the best athletes in the world competing in the USATF Championship Series and taking to the roads for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon.
The 2016 USATF Championship Series will be televised nationally for the fourth consecutive year as the Armory Track Invitational, New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, the NYRR Millrose Games and the USATF Indoor Championships will be broadcast live on NBC Sports Network. In total, 16 events plus bonus coverage will be covered during the Indoor Track & Field and Cross Country seasons between USATF.TV and NBCSN.
Returning for a third season is The Cool Down, USATF.TV’s show with post-event highlights, exclusive athlete interviews and behind-the-scenes, exclusive content.
USATF.TV already kicked off coverage with the Great Edinburgh XCountry International Challenge in Edinburgh, Scotland, as well as the NYRR Millrose Games Trials.
In addition to the indoor and cross country television schedule, the first six U.S. Olympic Team members will be selected in February, as the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon airs live on NBC from Los Angeles on Saturday, February 13.
An action-packed month, February also marks the first USATF Championships Series event at the Armory Track Invitational, as well as bonus coverage of the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix and NYRR Millrose Games on USATF.TV. The USATF Cross Country Championships will also air live on USATF.TV.
Championship season continues in March with both the USATF Masters Indoor Championships and Hershey’s Youth Indoor Championships on USATF.TV, as well as full coverage of the USATF Indoor Championships on NBC Sports and USATF.TV. As in previous years, the USATF Indoor Championships will have live coverage on USATF.TV and USATF will show field events on USATF.TV during the television broadcast window.
For a full look at USATF’s webcast and broadcast coverage of the 2016 spring season, click here.