This year’s iconic ultra marathon runs from 26 August to 1 September 2019. Fans in the UK and Ireland will be able to watch all the UTMB races across four days via endurance sports TV and follow the exclusive action on mobile, tablet, laptop or their TV sets.
UTMB is seen as the highlight of the international trail running calendar. This year’s 17th edition will see 10,000 runners from 100 nations taking on one of the seven events of the legendary UTMB. Among them 545 athletes from the UK and Ireland will be facing opponents from around the globe.
Along with live coverage, fans will be able to access 2018 highlights, 2019 replay and 2019 highlights as well as Columbia’s ‘How To Be A Trail Runner’ mini series on endurance sports TV.
endurance sports TV’s Head of Live Content, Peter Tomlinson said “The UTMB attracts a global audience of millions and we are excited to be able to deliver the live stream to endurance fans in the UK & Ireland. Many of these runners are already household names in the UK and Ireland; and UTMB has a huge following.
“We have no doubt that our broadcast of these thrilling events of endurance will further enhance the popularity of UTMB and our channel.”
He continued, “endurance sports TV is fast becoming the go-to destination for endurance content and this year’s coverage of the UTMB is an important milestone on this journey. As well as bringing trail running to fans in the UK and Ireland, we are also looking to inspire other endurance athletes to take up and follow the sport.”
The 2019 UTMB LIVE stream will start on Wednesday 28th August