01 Nov FloSports to Provide Live-stream Coverage of 2017 Austin Marathon
High Five Events is thrilled to announce that FloSports will provide live-streaming coverage of the 2017 Austin Marathon® presented by NXP. The live feed will provide coverage for the entire race and be seen by fans across the globe on FloTrack.com, the leader in live-streaming video and digital content in running and track & field.
“With runners from every state and more than 20 countries around the world, the Austin Marathon is truly a global event,” said Jack Murray, co-owner of High Five Events. “Having FloSports live-stream our event will enhance the participant’s race day, strengthen the marathon’s efforts to become one of the most technologically advanced road running events in the country, and provide access to friends, family, and fans outside of Austin.”
FloSports, a sports media company in Austin, Texas, will highlight the Austin Marathon’s Elite Athlete Program by following the men’s and women’s elite leaders throughout the race. They will also have a camera capturing finishers as they cross the finish line. In addition to being available online, the feed will be displayed on the finish line Jumbotron.
“FloSports is thrilled to partner with our friends at High Five Events to live-stream the 2017 Austin Marathon exclusively on FloTrack.com,” said Mark Floreani, FloSports co-founder and COO. “Austin is one of the most exciting cities in America and we look forward to providing coverage of one of the country’s best marathons to fans across the globe.”
The Austin Marathon will celebrate its 26th year running in the capital of Texas. Austin’s flagship running event annually attracts runners from all 50 states and 20+ countries around the world. With start and finish locations just a few blocks apart, and within walking distance of many downtown hotels and restaurants, the Austin Marathon is the perfect running weekend destination. Participants can register for the marathon, half marathon, or 5K.
About High Five Events: Beginning with the launch of a single triathlon in 2003, High Five Events has grown to become one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States. In addition to the events it owns and produces, the Austin, Texas-based company offers consulting and event production services to dozens of additional events each year. High Five Events is community-centric and has more than 83 years’ experience organizing large events across different venue types in a variety of locations. Follow High Five Events on Twitter (@highfiveevents), Instagram (@highfiveevents), and Facebook (facebook.com/HighFiveEventsWorldWide/) for news and updates.
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About FloSports: FloSports is a direct-to-consumer, subscription-based sports media company based in Austin, Texas, that partners with event rights holders and governing bodies to unlock a world of sports coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, and weekly studio shows, FloSports is growing the sports, the athletes and the fans. Current verticals under the FloSports header are Wrestling, Grappling, MMA, Elite Fitness, Boxing, Softball, Gymnastics, Marching, Basketball, Volleyball, eSports, Cheerleading, and Track.