2012 ING New York City Marathon TV Schedule

Find out where and when to watch national, local and online coverage of the 2012 ING New York City Marathon. Photo: Entrance to New York harbor AP

NEW YORK, October 29, 2012 — The ING New York City Marathon on November 4 is the largest marathon in America. For the first time in nearly 20 years, running fans all across the U.S. can watch the race live on television. Here’s where and when to tune-in:

National TV

Sunday race:

ING New York City Marathon, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2

Sunday highlights:

New York City Marathon Highlights, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET on ABC

Local TV in New York

Saturday preview:

Countdown To The Starting Line, 7:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on WABC-TV

Keep an eye out for me as I talk about the professional runners to watch.

Sunday race:

Eyewitness News Marathon Sunday Pre-Race, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on WABC-TV

ING New York City Marathon, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on WABC-TV 


New York Road Runners web show “On The Run” (hosted by yours truly, along with Olympians Carrie Tollefson and Tim Hutchings) will air five episodes dedicated solely to the ING New York City Marathon.

We’re interviewing professional athletes, charity runners, and bringing you the Dash to the Finish Line 5K featuring runners like Shalane Flanagan, Kara Goucher, Lopez Lomong and other American pros.

All episodes of “On The Run” are available at ontherun.nyrr.org and New York Road Runner’s YouTube channel.

Wednesday, October 31: 8:00 p.m. and anytime on demand

Thursday, November 1: 8:00 p.m. and anytime on demand

Friday, November 2: 8:00 p.m. and anytime on demand

Saturday, November 3: 4:00 p.m. and anytime on demand

Monday, November 5: 8:00 p.m. and anytime on demand

Sunday race:

9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at WatchESPN.com

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 7online.com

Karla Bruning is host of On The Run, New York Road Runner’s weekly lifestyle web show about running. She has completed four marathons, two triathlons and trains with the New York Harriers. Follow Karla’s “Notes From a Running Nerd” at RunKarlaRun.com, Facebook and Twitter@KBruning.

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Karla Bruning

Karla Bruning is the host of On The Run, a TV and web show from New York Road Runners. Her work has appeared in Newsweek, American Athlete Magazine, RunnersWorld.com, Active.com, The Philadelphia Inquirer, San Francisco Chronicle, Orlando Sentinel, and two dozen other outlets including ESPN2, Universal Sports and ABC in New York. She and her work have also received mentions from The New York Times, Runner's World, Fox Sports, Canadian Running, The Baltimore Sun, and PBS among others. She also covered the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver for The Washington Times.


A former Newsweek reporter, Karla has won a Fulbright scholarship for American journalists and reporting grants from the Scripps Howard, Carnegie and Knight Foundations. Karla holds degrees from Amherst College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.


When not pounding the pavement as a reporter, Karla is pounding the pavement as a runner. She has completed seven marathons, four triathlons, trains with the New York Harriers and is a member of New York Road Runners. She is a writer, editor, and on-camera reporter dedicated to covering the sport of running from a runner’s perspective. Find Karla on RunKarlaRun.com, Twitter@KBruning, Facebook and Google+.

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