Ironman announces 2020 Facebook Watch Schedule
Live event coverage of Ironman events will continue on Facebook Watch in 2020.
Ironman will feature live coverage of 19 events through the Ironman Now Facebook page this year, including Ironman Canada in Penticton.
According to a press release from Ironman today, over 5.3 million people have tuned into Ironman races for at least one minute of the company’s live event broadcasts on Facebook. Now entering its third year of the partnership, Ironman will stream 19 events this year, up from the 17 last year and 15 the year before.
Triathlon fans can tune into the Ironman Now Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/IRONMANnow.
Included on the 2020 schedule is Ironman Canada, which returns to Penticton after a seven-year stretch in Whistler. The Ironman Now Facebook Watch schedule kicks off with Ironman New Zealand on March 7 and ends back in Taupo for the Ironman 70.3 World Championship.
This year’s Kona coverage will once again be the most extensive, with 20 hours of race day coverage scheduled.
The hosts of the live event coverage will be former Ironman world champions Greg Welch and Paula Newby-Fraser, along with Dede Griesbauer, Matt Lieto and Michael Lovato.
|2020 IRONMAN Now Facebook Watch Schedule|
|March 7||Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand||Taupō, New Zealand|
|March 29||IRONMAN African Championship||Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa|
|May 2||IRONMAN North American Championship||St. George, Utah, USA|
|May 31||Certified Piedmontese IRONMAN Tulsa||Tulsa, Okla., USA|
|June 7||Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship||Cairns, Australia|
|June 21||IRONMAN Hamburg||Hamburg, Germany|
|June 28||Mainova IRONMAN European Championship||Frankfurt, Germany|
|July 5||IRONMAN Austria-Kärnten||Klagenfurt, Austria|
|July 12||IRONMAN Switzerland||Thun, Switzerland|
|July 25||IRONMAN Santa Rosa||Santa Rosa, Calif., USA|
|August 15||IRONMAN Kalmar||Kalmar, Sweden|
|August 23||Subaru IRONMAN Mont-Tremblant||Mont-Tremblant, Québec, Canada|
|August 30||Subaru IRONMAN Canada||Penticton, British Columbia, Canada|
|September 6||IRONMAN Wales||Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom|
|September 19||IRONMAN Italy Emilia-Romagna||Cervia, Emilia-Romagna, Italy|
|September 26||IRONMAN Portugal – Cascais||Cascais, Portugal|
|October 10||Vega IRONMAN World Championship||Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i, USA|
|November 7||Visit Panama City Beach IRONMAN Florida||Panama City Beach, Florida, USA|
|November 28-29||IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship||Taupō, New Zealand|