WCSN Provides Free Webcast of Boston Marathon

The World
Championship Sports Network has joined forces with Adidas and MarathonGuide.com
to provide the first-ever global webcast of the Boston Marathon, live and on
demand, for free. Fans worldwide can logon to WCSN.com to watch the 112th running
of the event live on April 21 and on demand after the event’s conclusion.
excited to partner with adidas and MarathonGuide.com in offering this free
webcast and to help foster worldwide awareness for this major race,” said
Carlos Silva, president and COO of WCSN. “Now, for the first time global
road racing fans will have unprecedented coverage to see the top marathoners
square off in one of the world’s most prestigious sporting events.”

WCSN.com, running fans can also access Marathon Madness, a special editorial
package that features original content, articles from road racing experts,
interactive maps, results, highlights and more. WCSN.com is also offering
special commentary from running legend and four-time Boston Marathon winner
Bill Rodgers.
One of the
world’s most prestigious and oldest annual road racing events, the Boston
Marathon is the second stop on the World Marathon Majors, a marathon series
offering a $1 million prize purse to be split between the leading male and
female marathoners in the world.
is the home of the 2008 World Marathon Majors with complete coverage of the London, Boston, Berlin, Chicago and New York City races. Marathon fans around the globe can catch the action on www.wcsn.com
where they can be part of the more than 500,000 spectators anticipated to be
cheering on the runners as they dash through the streets of rural Hopkinton to
the beautiful Boston Back Bay finish line at Copley Square. Fans will also have access
to complete live and
on-demand video footage plus free access to news, race results, photo
galleries, behind-the-scenes features and more.

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