IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire, which took place on 18 June, is once again hitting the airwaves via mainstream UK television station Channel 4. The TV show will air this Saturday 24 June at 07:05 GMT, on Ch4+1 at 08:05 and via catch-up on All4.
This prestigious IM 70.3 World Championship qualifying event provides fierce competition each year, and a significant challenge for top pros such as the defending champion, Lucy Gossage. With a total of 2,000 athletes taking on the 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike and 13.1 mile run, the event is set in the scenic Staffordshire countryside and finishes with a half marathon at the historic Shugborough estate, where competitors are ‘cheered every step of the way by thousands of fans’.
Following broadcast on Channel 4, this programme will be on Sky, British Eurosport, Bike Channel, Premier Sports, Front Runner in the UK and numerous international channels.
The IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire highlights show is produced by specialist production firm Dream Team Television. Other Dream Team produced programmes on Channel 4 for include:
- Transvulcania Ultra Marathon – 24 June
- Cardiff Triathlon – 15 July
- Velothon Wales – 22 July
- AJ Bell London Triathlon – 29 July
- Tenerife Blue Trail – 5 August
- Gigantes de Piedra – 5 August
- UK Challenge – 12 August
- Triathlonguard Long Course Weekend – 19 August
- Andorra Ultra Trail – 26 August
- Outlaw Triathlon – 2 September
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.