London 2012 is here at last, and the most thrilling track and field competitions of the past four years are about to get under way. From Friday, August 3, through Sunday, August 12, we’ll bring you live reporting by our staff in London, news directly from the athletes who’ve made a special impact on our events over the past four years, insights and media stories, and much more.
As you tune in to the coverage of events from the 100 meters to the marathon, check back to this page often for these insights and updates. For those of you in media blackout as you await the coverage of events in prime time, we promise not to spoil the results.
Come behind the scenes with us and read our blog posts, Facebook updates, Tweets, photos, and more. Keep checking back each day, and let us know what you think.
NYRR will be cheering on our favorite athletes throughout the Games as well as re-Tweeting many of our correspodents' comments. Follow us and join in!
Follow Mary Wittenberg, NYRR president and CEO, as she gives the ultimate race director's viewpoint of the London 2012 track & field experience.
Sam Grotewold, NYRR's pro athlete manager, will provide insights into the Olympic athletes' thinking and experience before and after the events.
David Monti, editor in chief of Race Results Weekly, is in London doing television research, background, and analysis. Follow David for unique reporting.
Follow Richard Finn, NYRR’s PR Director, as he breaks running news and covers the atmosphere and excitement of London from the perspective of a seasoned media insider.
For a list of many of this year's American Olympic runners who are Tweeting, click here.
Read this award-winning former writer and editor for the Boston Globe's latest and greatest Olympic news on NYRR's News Service.
Coach Stuart is NYRR’s senior editor and has coached runners of all levels for more than 30 years. Be sure to check out his daily blog posts from London.
Events are listed in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). To find out TV listings in your area, visit nbcolympics.com.
Saturday, August 11
4:00 AM — Men’s 50K Race Walk, Final
12:00 PM — Women’s 20K Race Walk, Final
2:30 PM — Men’s 5,000m, Final
3:00 PM — Women’s 800m, Final
Sunday, August 12
6:00 AM — Men’s Marathon, Final
Friday, August 10
Thursday, August 9
Wednesday, August 8
Tuesday, August 7
Monday, August 6
Sunday, August 5
Saturday, August 4
Friday, August 3