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USATF unveils 2018 Outdoor Championship Series broadcast schedule on NBC, NBCSN

3/29/2018
 

INDIANAPOLIS -- USATF released the 2018 USATF Outdoor Championship Series broadcast and streaming schedule today, continuing its landmark deal with NBC Sports Group, featuring live event coverage of premier U.S. meets.

 

NBC will air the Nike Prefontaine Classic, USATF Outdoor Championships, Adidas Boost Boston Games and New Balance 5th Avenue Mile. Penn Relays, USA vs the World at Penn Relays, Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee, AJC Peachtree Road Race (featuring the USATF 10K Championships, and portions of the Adidas Boost Boston Games and the USATF Outdoor Championships will air on NBCSN. A complete schedule of dates and times is below.

 

In addition to television coverage, all events will be available live and on demand with a subscription to NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass.” In addition, as part of its coverage of the Nike Prefontaine Classic, NBC Sports Gold will present exclusive bonus coverage of field events, totaling five hours of supplementary coverage. Coverage on NBC and NBCSN will also be streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

 

USATF.TV’s post-event highlights show, The Cool Down, returns for a fifth season in 2018. The online broadcast will be streamed on Facebook Live, featuring exclusive athlete interviews and fan questions being answered live.

 

The 2018 USATF Outdoor Championships event schedule is now available. The four-day event kicks off with the Men’s decathlon 100m on Thursday, June 21 at 2:00 p.m. (ET) and culminates with the men’s 110m hurdles final at 5:52 p.m. (ET) on Sunday, June 24. Click here for the full schedule. Schedule is subject to change.

 

Drake University’s Drake Stadium is set to host the 2018 and 2019 USATF Outdoor Championships.

Tickets are now available here. All session tickets are available for $60 - $80 and single session tickets will be available for purchase April 18th. Students and youth under the age of 18 can purchase tickets for $10 on site with a valid student ID.

 

Fans can follow along with #USATF throughout 2018 on Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook.

 

Event

Date

Channel

Time (ET)

Penn Relays

Friday, April 27

NBCSN

NBC Sports Gold

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

USA vs. The World at Penn Relays

Saturday, April 28

NBCSN

NBC Sports Gold

12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Drake Relays

Saturday, April 28

NBCSN

NBC Sports Gold

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

USATF Distance Classic

Thursday, May 17

NBC Sports Gold

9:15 pm

Adidas Boost Boston Games

Sunday, May 20

NBCSN

NBC

NBC Sports Gold

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Nike Prefontaine Classic

Saturday, May 26

NBC

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

USATF Outdoor Championships

Thursday, June 21

NBC Sports Gold

2:00 p.m.

USATF Outdoor Championships

Friday, June 22

NBCSN (Delay)

NBC Sports Gold

11:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m.

USATF Outdoor Championships

Saturday, June 23

NBC

NBC Sports Gold

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m.

USATF Outdoor Championships

Sunday, June 24

NBC

NBC Sports Gold

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

12:30 p.m.

AJC Peachtree Road Race

(featuring USATF 10k Championships)

Wednesday, July 4

NBC Sports Gold (Live)

NBCSN (Delayed)

7:00 - 7:45 a.m.


7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

New Balance 5th Ave Mile

Sunday, Sept. 9

NBC

NBC Sports Gold

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

*Schedule is subject to change

 

About USATF

USA Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States. USATF encompasses the world's oldest organized sports, some of the most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the country's No. 1 high school and junior high school participatory sport and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States. For more information on USATF, visit www.usatf.org.

 


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