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Further sponsors & exhibitors for The National Running Show Birmingham 2020



The organisers of The National Running Show Birmingham in partnership with Children with Cancer UK have announced further sponsors, partners and exhibitors for the event on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th January 2020 at Birmingham’s NEC.

Joining a first-class line-up at the third edition of The National Running Show Birmingham will be NURVV Run, Scimitar, Nuun Hydration, Art of Your Success, Aussie Grit, Gato Sports, Naked Runner, Centurion Running, MBNA Chester Marathon, Mudstacle, Rat Race, Harp24, SBR Events, Run to the Magic, Believe & Achieve, McLEAR, Mud and Blood, 80Noir Ultra, NINE, DNAfit, Gins Running Stitch, Just a little bit, MACEBAR, Modern Forms, PetzlEtchrock and Cannonball Events.

NURVV Run is the latest sponsor to come on board The National Running Show Birmingham 2020. Pioneering the latest advances in technology and biomechanics, NURVV helps runners improve their running and minimise injury risk. Visitors to the show will be able to visit the NURVV Run biomechanics team to learn what type of runner they are, receiving a personalised run-technique report based on footstrike, pronation, cadence, step length and balance.

As the largest supplier of running club and charity vests within the UK, Scimitar is the Official Clothing Partner for The National Running Show Birmingham 2020. This award-winning company has years of experience creating custom printed sportswear and promotional items.

Among the latest exhibitors are Nuun Hydration – standing for Nutrition Uncompromised – who are dedicated to keeping sports enthusiasts hydrated through their range of electrolyte tablets.

Runners wanting to motivate, organise and celebrate their activities will have plenty to browse at Art of Your Success, a range of gifts, cards and stationery for running.

Naked RunnerAussie Grit comes to The National Running Show with its range of performance sports apparel blending functional design, adaptive materials and moral fibre. More kit is on offer from Gato Sports, who specialise in reflective products to keep athletes visible while out training. Naked Runner also brings its range of elite sports sunglasses, perfect for running and other sports.

Runners wanting inspiration for events in 2020 will be spoilt for choice, with many great exhibitors including Centurion Running who organise 50 and 100 mile trail ultras across the South East.

Visitors can also find out more about the award-winning MBNA Chester Marathon, with entry now open for the event on 4th October 2020. Adventurous types can head over to Mudstacle, the UK’s obstacle course racing and mud running community, and Rat Race, who offer the largest selection of adventure challenges in Britain.

Further event organisers present at The National Running Birmingham 2020 include 24-hour running festival Harp24, East Midlands sports event organisers SBR Events, runDisney specialists Run to the Magic and Portsmouth-based multi-terrain and road running event organisers Believe & Achieve.

Also joining the line-up of exhibitors will be wearable technology specialists McLEAR, North Yorkshire trail clothing brand Mud and Blood, dark chocolate training bars and hot chocolate specialist 80Noir Ultra, healthy snack brand NINE, personalised health and wellness company DNAfit, handmade bespoke running gear industry Gins Running Stitch, customised running clothing and gift supplier Just a little bit, natural energy bar company MACEBAR, innovative medal and trophy creator Modern Forms, headlamp specialist Petzl, social ticketing platform Etchrock and professional chip timing service and event organiser Cannonball Events.

The National Running Show is the UK’s biggest independent running show, offering runners the unique opportunity to try out and purchase the latest products and limited editions from big, well-known brands through to smaller brands not found anywhere else. The show expects more than 55,000 visitor ticket registrations for 2020, all of whom will be able to discover the latest kit, tech, nutrition and races from over 250 exhibitors, learn from inspiring speakers and improve their running technique thanks to the hands-on feature areas.

Mike Seaman, CEO of Raccoon Events, commented: “We are delighted to welcome further sponsors, partners and exhibitors for The National Running Show Birmingham 2020, in order to give visitors an unrivalled choice when it comes to running nutrition, hydration, events, apparel, accessories, gifts and more. We look forward to welcoming everyone to the NEC in January!”

The third edition of The National Running Show Birmingham in partnership with Children with Cancer UK takes place on 25th-26th January 2020. Tickets cost £10 and are valid for both days; there is the option to make your ticket £12 by adding a £2 donation to Children with Cancer UK, to support the 12 children diagnosed with cancer in the UK every day. Go to nationalrunningshow.reg.buzz to secure your ticket.

The National Running Show B2B Networking Dinner takes place at 7pm on Saturday 25th January. Go to nationalrunningdinner.com for information and tickets.

The National Running London takes place on 13th-14th June 2020. Tickets are currently free and are available at nationalrunningshowlondon.reg.buzz.