The groundbreaking NYRR Live, hosted by ABC7 anchor Rob Powers and two-time Olympian Todd Williams, returns at 8:00 p.m. EDT tonight and Friday with athlete interviews, in-depth analysis, and commentary on Sunday’s NYC Half. In-studio guests will include 2012 Olympic marathon team members Kara Goucher, Desiree Davila, and Meb Keflezighi and 2008 Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein. The quartet of U.S. stars headlines a deep NYC Half professional field of athletes who will be chasing a total prize-money purse of $100,000.
Also set to appear on NYRR Live are Runner’s World editor-in-chief David Willey, Sports Illustrated senior writer David Epstein, and NYRR president and CEO Mary Wittenberg.
NYRR Live will feature 2004 Olympian Carrie Tollefson, whose fast-paced reporting is expected to take viewers behind the scenes with, among others:
NYRR Live can be seen at tv.nyrr.org. Powers and Williams will also be in the booth for the two-hour live race day telecast, seen locally on ABC7 and streamed at tv.nyrr.org beginning at 7:00 a.m. EDT Sunday.