The organisers of The National Running Show have confirmed that all stands for the 2018 show have now sold out. The announcement comes as a final list of exhibitors is revealed for the event taking place this weekend on 20-21 January at Birmingham’s NEC.

The latest eleven names to sign up to this innovative new show will join a first-class line-up of race organisers, sports retailers, sports brands, nutrition experts, official sporting bodies and communities, all set to gather under one roof like never before. Over 23,000 runners have registered for The National Running Show and it promises to be the event to attend for runners of all abilities and interests. Visitor tickets are still available to buy online on the event website or can be purchased on the door at the weekend.

The latest and last names to come on board are 2XU, Fitness Rewards, Enertor, Hala Bar, Kryjer Sportswear, Xtenex Laces, Quest Adventure Series, Pulseroll, Mercury Hearing, White Hawk Trading and UK Challenge.

2XU are an Australian company at the forefront of compression clothing, providing a range of compressions sports garments for training, competing and recovering. It is the brand of choice for World Champion athletes across numerous sports, in particular running, and is fast becoming the most technical sports brand in the world. Designed and tested in consultation with industry experts, all garments employ intelligent physiological design, cutting edge performance fabrics and construction. This premium Australian brand is now stocked in multiple countries worldwide and is an exciting late addition to The National Running Show.

Fitness Rewards is another well-known name in running, with a life insurance that rewards people for being healthy. Runners should visit their stand to find out how they can earn rewards and save money, all for doing what they are already doing – running!

Enertor insoles are extremely relevant to runners as they provide advanced shock absorption for unrivalled protection against pain and injuries. With Usain Bolt their global ambassador, Enertor prides itself on helping beginner runners through to elite athletes to perform better.

Moving on to nutrition, Hala Bar creates delicious and nutritious bars which make convenient snacks for those on the go. Gluten, dairy and soya free, as well as vegan friendly and Halal certified, the bars are ideal for runners wanting a healthy, natural snack.

Kryjer Sportswear is a premium athletic and lifestyle apparel brand that will be exhibiting a range of products at The National Running Show. Visitors to their stand will have the chance to try out Kryjer’s collection and enter a competition to star in one of their advertisements.

Any runner who has ever struggled to keep laces done up should head for Xtenex, whose elastic laces need only to be tied once to ensure stretch, strength, stability and security in a shoe.

Runners visiting The National Running Show for race inspiration will not be disappointed by Quest Adventure Series, whose events take place in some of the world’s most epic environments and challenge athletes to run, cycle and kayak like never before. The Series has six international events for all abilities and a thrilling new Quest Wales in Snowdonia in May.

The remaining exhibitors are vibrating foam roller manufacturer Pulseroll, supplier of custom moulded ear plugs Mercury Hearing, White Hawk Trading and team building event company UK Challenge.

Confirmed as partners and sponsors for The National Running Show are some of the UK’s most trusted running brands and communities, including UKRunChat, Run Mummy Run, Running Heroes, The Great Run Company, Race Solutions, Xtra Mile Events, Impact Marathon Series, White Star Running, Ealing Half Marathon, AWOL Adventure, The Running Awards, ERDINGER Alkoholfrei, Oofos, Up & Running, Scimitar, Sports Injury Fix, Get Event Fit, Racecheck, The Sports Dietitian, Vibram, Hoka One One and Saucony, plus Cancer Research UK as Official Charity Partner.

Media partners for the show include Men’s Running, Women’s Running, Sports Insight Magazine and Athletics Weekly.

Mike Seaman, Director of Raccoon Events, commented:We are thrilled to confirm that the last few stands for The National Running Show have now been booked and that all stands for the show are fully sold out. It is wonderful to add this list of latest exhibitors to what is already a superb line-up of exhibitors, partners and sponsors. With over 23,000 runners registered for tickets, plus more being purchased online this week and extra tickets available on the door, it really will be a fantastic celebration of running for all involved. We can’t wait to open our doors on Saturday and to kick-start 2018 with this exciting new event for runners.”

Anyone wishing to register interest in becoming an exhibitor or partner of The National Running Show 2019 should contact Mike Seaman directly by email, at [email protected].

The National Running Show takes place at Birmingham’s NEC on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st January, 2018. Tickets cost £10 per person for the weekend and are available on the event website. Tickets will also be available to buy on the door on both days of the show.

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