Sportsathon

Donations for WNUR Sportsathon are now open! CLICK HERE to leave your contribution. Please ensure that your gift is being directed to WNUR Sports by clicking on the “WNUR Sportsathon” option under gift designation.

WNUR Sports has new donation premiums for this year’s Sportsathon! Important: At the bottom of the donation page, please state which premium you would like to receive and what size in the designated box. The premium eligibility plateaus are as follows:

$10 – WNUR Sports Laptop Sticker

$30 – WNUR Sports T-shirt and Laptop Sticker (Please state the size of shirt you would like in the comments, as well)

$60 – WNUR Sports Hoodie and Laptop Sticker (Please state the size of hoodie you would like in the comments, as well)

WNUR's 2015 Sportsathon Premiums: 3" x 3" Laptop Stickers, T-shirts and Hoodies

WNUR’s 2015 Sportsathon Premiums: 3″ x 3″ Laptop Stickers, T-shirts and Hoodies

The Fifth Annual WNUR Sportsathon is set to kick off Friday, October 16th, at 7:00 pm and continue until Saturday, October 17th, at 7:00 pm. The event is 24 straight hours of sports programming on WNUR 89.3 FM and WNURSports.com. Click here to hear why WNUR Sports alumnus and lead studio host for the Big Ten Network Dave Revsine believes Sportsathon is so important. 

The WNUR Sports broadcast crew at the 2013 Gator Bowl. Sportsathon helps ensure the station can travel throughout the country to bring you comprehensive coverage of Northwestern Wildcats athletics.

The WNUR Sports broadcast crew at the 2013 Gator Bowl. Sportsathon helps ensure the station can travel throughout the country to bring you comprehensive coverage of Northwestern Wildcats athletics.

Sportsathon is the lone fundraiser for WNUR Sports throughout the year. The funds raised are used to improve the station’s equipment and assist in travel for road trips throughout Big Ten country and around the nation for events such as bowl games, the women’s lacrosse Final Four, and the men’s and women’s Big Ten Basketball Tournaments.

Programming Schedule for Sportsathon 2015 (CLICK HERE to listen now)

October 16th
7:00pm-9:00pm – Northwestern Men’s Soccer vs. Rutgers at Toyota Park
9:00pm–10:00pm – The SportsVoice
10:00pm–10:30pm – Stats Are For Losers         10:30pm–11:00pm – Views of the 6                                                                                                     11:00pm-11:30pm – Stump the Schwab
11:30pm-12:00am – The Stat is Right

October 17th

12:00am-1:00am – CatChats (Interviews with WNUR Sports Alumni)
1:00am-4:00am – WNUR Sports Classic Broadcast
4:00am-6:00am – WNUR Sports Classic Broadcast
6:00am-8:00am – WNUR Sports Classic Broadcast
8:00am-9:00am – CatChat (Interviews with WNUR Sports Alumni)
9:00am-10:00am – WNUR’s College Gameday
10:00am-11:00am – WNUR Sports Pregame Show with Darren Rovell
11:00am-2:30pm – Northwestern Football vs. Iowa
2:30pm-3:00pm – Northwestern Baseball and Softball Preview
3:00pm-3:30pm – Northwestern Women’s Lacrosse Preview
3:30pm-4:00pm – Northwestern Fall Sports Talk
4:00pm-5:00pm – Northwestern Men’s Basketball Preview
5:00pm-6:00pm – Northwestern Women’s Basketball Preview
6:00pm-6:30pm – Looking Ahead in Northwestern Football
6:30pm-7:00pm – The Debate

For additional updates on Sportsathon and other WNUR Sports functions, find WNUR Sports on Twitter and Facebook. If you have any questions about Sportsathon, feel free to send an email to WNURSports@gmail.com.