AUSTIN, Texas, December 7, 2017 – High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, announces the return of FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, as a strategic partner of the 2018 Austin Marathon®. FloSports will provide coverage of the marathon and half marathon races, streaming live exclusively on FloTrack.com. World-class broadcasters will announce the race on February 18th, covering the new marathon course and the elite field.
“We’re looking forward to working with High Five Events again to broadcast the Austin Marathon exclusively on FloTrack.com,” said Mark Floreani, FloSports co-founder and COO. “The atmosphere around this marathon is unique, and we’re thrilled to showcase the race and the city of Austin to a global audience of running fans.”
FloSports, a sports media company headquartered in Austin, Texas, will highlight the Austin Marathon Elite Field by following the men’s and women’s elite leaders throughout the marathon and the half marathon. Finish line cameras will capture every finisher as they cross the finish line. In addition to being available online at FloTrack.com, the live feed will be displayed on the two Jumbotrons located at the finish line festival. FloTrack is the worldwide leader in live and on-demand coverage of track and cross country. Watch the entire stream of the 2017 Austin Marathon.
“FloSports’ live coverage of the 2017 Austin Marathon was well-executed and showcased the elite field’s competition and every finisher’s achievements,” said Jack Murray, co-owner of High Five Events. “We’re thrilled to grow the partnership, highlight FloSports’ capabilities, and display even more of the Austin Marathon to the world through FloTrack.com.”
The Austin Marathon will celebrate its 27th year running in the capital of Texas on February 18, 2018. Austin’s flagship running event annually attracts runners from all 50 states and 20+ countries around the world. Having start and finish locations just a few blocks apart, being within walking distance of many downtown hotels and restaurants, and finishing in front of the picturesque Texas State Capitol makes the Austin Marathon 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 100 years’ combined 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.
About FloSports: FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, 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 events, the athletes and the fans. Current verticals under the FloSports header are Basketball, MMA, Football, Wrestling, Track, Gymnastics and more.