The COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for athletes around the world, and with events still being cancelled, joining a race still seems like a while off yet. However, good news has arrived to keep runners motivated and engaged with 50 hours of running TV covering events and documentaries, has been released for free. Loads more below, with a link to the high res pic here, with more available if needed, just shout. As always, just ask if you need anything else. Mark News release For immediate distribution20/05/20 50 HOURS OF RUNNING TV RELEASED FOR FREE

With signs of lockdown around the world easing, the reality of running events starting up is still a way off. To inspire and motivate runners, fans and communities around the world, the founders of endurance sports TV are releasing thousands of hours of event coverage and documentaries for free.

 As the only dedicated TV channel for endurance sports, the team have developed the most comprehensive collection of running events and documentaries available, giving athletes and enthusiasts access to original and archive footage covering some of the biggest moments in the sport.

 “We’ve carefully selected and produced over 400 videos on the site including 50 hours covering pure running events around the world – but felt that we wanted to give back to our community of runners by opening up the whole channel for free to inspire and remind everyone in the sport – that we will all be able to meet and race again,” said Paul Shanley, co-founder of endurance sports TV.

 “With countries around the world starting to ease lockdown restrictions, we all hope this will be the first step to safe running events, however in the meantime, we are here for people to relive those magical sporting moments.”

 With over 400 videos to choose from, some of the top pics for this week include Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon 2020Transvulcania Ultramarathon Series,  and The Adventure Show: OMM Mountain Marathon – not forgetting the Yorkshire, Manchester & Brighton marathons.

 The opportunity to access all the events and documentaries is open to everyone across all of the endurance sports TV platforms (Web, iOS, Android, Amazon Firestick and Roku).

 To access it, people can simply download the endurance sports TV App, or visit the endurance sports TV website here.

 “We will also be adding new content on a weekly basis so visitors can relive great events, stay

motivated for training, watch inspiring documentaries and look forward to a future

race experiences,” adds Paul Shanley. “We know this has been a difficult time for many, and hope that this will give back to our amazing community of athletes around the world.”

endurance sports TV is a pioneering TV channel dedicated to endurance sport. The channel is usually available on a subscription basis for just £4.99 per month, however, is being opened up for free during lock down, with no obligation to continue thereafter.

 To find out more about the home of endurance sport visit www.endurancesports.tv