The world’s largest and among the most prestigious long distance races in the USA, the TCS New York City Marathon, 2018, will also mark DSports entry into the live broadcast of marathons. The live broadcast is scheduled to start at 7:40 pm (India time) on Sunday.
The 2018 edition of the much awaited marathon will kick start under different categories – the Professional wheelchair division, Achilles Hand cycle category, Foot Locker Five-Borough Challenge, Professional Women and Men division. The 26.2-mile half-marathon covering five boroughs will provide a platform for locals to run alongside champions in long distance races.
The 2018 TCS New York City Marathon will offer a total guaranteed prize purse of $825,000 with potential time bonuses.
Since the inaugural ‘NYC Marathon’ in 1970 the contest has become very popular amongst running enthusiast as well as participants. The NYC marathon has increased from a mere 55 finishers in the inaugural edition to more than 50,000 finishers in 2017.
DSPORT is available on all DTH platforms (Tata Sky Channel #495, Airtel DTH Channel #304, Dish TV Channel #630).