PHILADELPHIA – The Penn Relays announced today a partnership with Flotrack which will see the 2014 Penn Relays steamed live via Flotrack’s “Flo Pro” premium subscription service.
The 120th running of The Penn Relay Carnival will take place April 24-26 at the University of Pennsylvania at historic Franklin Field. More than 22,000 athletes from around the world will convene upon Philadelphia to compete in the event which has seen more competitors enter than any meet in the world.
“We are extremely pleased to partner with Flotrack to broadcast The Penn Relays live via the internet,” the Frank Dolson Director of The Penn Relays Dave Johnson said. “With a world-class caliber field again entered to compete for a famed Relays wheel, fans who cannot make it to Philadelphia will feel like they are a part of this historic event thanks to the outstanding track and field coverage Flotrack will provide.”
An international leader in online track and field streaming, Flotrack has covered professional, collegiate, and high school track and field meets around the world since the inception of its service in 2006.
“The Penn Relays is the Super Bowl for our sport. The history and the excitement of the event is unmatched. We at Flotrack are thrilled to be the exclusive streaming partner through our Flo Pro product,” said Mark Floreani, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Flocasts. “The Penn Relays is a valuable addition to Flo Pro's exclusive offerings of the best track and field content on the internet.”
In order to view The Penn Relays via Flotrack, fans will need a “Flo Pro” subscription. A monthly subscription costs $19.99 and a yearly subscription costs $149.99. Fans who are already “Flo Pro” subscribers will have access to The Penn Relays at no additional cost.
Flotrack will provide live commentary throughout the three days of The Penn Relays on the track, led by Gordon Mack, Alex Lohr, Isaac Wood, Mitch Kastoff and Ryan Fenton. Live action will broadcast all three days, except for USA vs. The World events which will be broadcast live on NBC Sports April 26 from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.