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ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon kick-starts the Dream Team TV broadcasting season

ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon 2017 start

It’s the start of the new Dream Team TV season of UK and European endurance sports programming, and the TV production firm has a number of TV shows booked in over the next eight months. First up, is the 2017 ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon. This event with air on mainstream UK broadcaster Channel 4 on Saturday 8 April at 05:50 GMT and Ch4+1 at 06:50. The event will also be available to UK endurance sport fans via the 4OD online catch-up service.

The ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon TV show is presented by Joe Tidy and Annie Emmerson. First run in 1908, and built up in recent years by Xtra Mile Events, the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon took place on Sunday 2 April and is billed as the UK’s flattest, fastest and friendliest marathon. Awarded the official title of UK’s Best Marathon for two successive years at the Running Awards, the event also includes entertainment along the route and strong crowd support for the thousands of runners aiming for the finish at the iconic Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground.

Up-coming Dream Team TV shows on Channel 4 for April, May and June include:

  • Super League Triathlon – 15 April
  • Tobago Sea to Sea Marathon – 3 June
  • Swansea Triathlon – 10 June
  • Blenheim Palace Triathlon – 17 June
  • Transvulcania Ultra Marathon – 24 June
  • IRONMAN Staffordshire – 24 June

Following on from the Channel 4 broadcast, all the programmes can be seen on Sky, British Eurosport, Bike, Premier sports and Front Runner in the UK and then on numerous channels internationally.

Having established a close partnership with Channel 4 television, Dream Team Television is one of the UK’s leading production companies specialising in multisport, adventure, athletics and motorsport programming. The company has an international reputation for producing some of the highest quality programmes in these specialist areas.




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