The NN Running Team is in for a promising weekend with the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, USA on the program. In total, two NN Running Team athletes will line up in Eugene with the goal of running faster than ever before. Joshua Cheptegei from Uganda and Letesenbet Gidey from Ethiopia have both set their sights on breaking the world record, which means we are all in for a nerve-racking yet exciting weekend! In this feature, we will provide you with an overview of the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene so you will not miss a thing!
Which NN Running team athletes will run in Eugene?
Two NN Running Team athletes will be looking to leave their mark in Eugene. Joshua Cheptegei, the 5000m gold medalist of in the Tokyo Olympics and the current 5000m world record holder (12:35.36), will strive to improve his own world record. In addition, Letesenbet Gidey, who ran a 5000m world record (14:06.62) in Valencia 2020, will push herself to break the 5000m world record again.
When to watch the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene?
The Prefontaine Classic in Eugene will take place on Friday May 27th and Saturday May 28th. Joshua and Letesenbet both race on Friday. The Prefontaine Classic will start at 8 p.m. local time on Friday and at 12.20 p.m. local time on Saturday. In the overview we have highlighted the starting times for key time zones.
|Time zone||Starting time Prefontaine Classic Friday||Starting time Prefontaine Classic Saturday|
|GMT+1 (e.g. London)||4 a.m.||8.20 p.m.|
|CEST (e.g. Amsterdam)||5 a.m.||9.20 p.m.|
|EAT (e.g. Kenya, Ethiopia & Uganda)||6 a.m.||10.20 p.m.|
|UTC+9 (e.g. Japan)||12 p.m.||4.20 a.m.|
|EDT (e.g. New York)||11 p.m.||3.20 p.m.|
Where to watch the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene?
You can watch the Prefontaine Classic live in almost every single country. Check out the overview below to see which broadcaster airs the Pre Classic in your country.
|Wanda Diamond League YouTube||Bhutan, Bolivia, Chile, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Mongolia, Myanmar, South Korea, North Korea, paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Sri Lanka, Uruguay, Venezuela|
|A1 BULGARIA - Sport Max||Bulgaria|
|BBC||United Kingdom, Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man|
|C MORE - TV4 /SVT||Sweden|
|Flow Sports||Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Caribbean Netherlands (Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba), Cayman Islands, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint Maarten, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Virgin Islands|
|SKY- Mexico (Nova vision)||Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Dominican Republic|
|Globo / Band Sports||Brazil|
|Ziggo Sports / NOS||Netherlands|
|Mono Streaming / Saigon Tourist Cable||Vietnam|
Italy and the Vatican City
|Sport TV Portugal||Portugal|
|SUPERSPORT (english speaking) and CANAL + International (french speaking)||
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Cote d'Ivoire, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Reunion, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Seychelles, Socotra, South Africa, St. Helena and Ascension, Swaziland, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Zanzibar, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Mayotte, Morocco, Saint Helena, Somalia, Togo, Tunisia, Western Sahara
|SPORTKLUB||Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia|