The organisers of The National Running Show have announced that last tickets are available for the inaugural show taking place this weekend, 20th and 21st January, at Birmingham’s NEC.
Anyone wishing to visit this innovative new expo can book tickets online this week to guarantee quick entry, or purchase tickets on the door at the weekend. Tickets cost £10 for entry on both days and represent fantastic value given the first-class line-up of race organisers, sports retailers, sports brands, nutrition experts, official sporting bodies and communities confirmed for both the Saturday and Sunday.
Over 23,000 runners have registered for tickets to The National Running Show and it is set to be the event to attend for anyone with any interest in running.
In addition to the exciting list of exhibitors, partners and sponsors, visitors to the show will be treated to a thrilling programme of speaker and panel sessions led by some of the country’s most high-profile runners. Legendary British runner Dame Kelly Holmes will be opening the show and heading up the speaker line-up, which includes Olympic gold medal winners through to globe-trotting adventurers and endurance runners. These sessions are expected to extremely popular and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
The show will also feature a variety of zones offering visitors a fantastic opportunity to learn more about key running issues and meet specialists in those areas. These zones include The Treadmill Challenge sponsored by Saucony, The Treatment Room sponsored by Sports Injury Fix, The Nutrition Advice Zone sponsored by The Sports Dietitian @ Diet360, Free Gait Analysis sponsored by Run3D, The Run Clinic sponsored by Go Run Right, free one-to-one sessions at Ask the Experts and, at the heart of the show, The Run Café sponsored by Get Event Fit.
It is just a few days until The National Running Show opens its doors to the UK’s running community and the timing is ideal for those making their race, training, nutrition and apparel choices for the year ahead. With everyone gathered under one roof like never before, it will be a unique weekend devoted to running where runners will come away feeling informed and inspired, and ready to achieve their 2018 goals.
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, 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 extremely excited that we will shortly be opening the doors of The National Running Show and welcoming thousands of runners from all over the country to this highly anticipated event. We are privileged to have an incredible line-up of exhibitors, sponsors and speakers with us over the course of the two days to thrill and inspire runners of all abilities. Whether you’re just starting out or have been running for years, there is something for everyone and the atmosphere will be buzzing! Over 23,000 runners have now registered for the show and we can’t wait to host everyone under one roof for a fantastic celebration of running. Last tickets are available to buy online now and on the door at the weekend, so grab your ticket and we’ll see you there!”
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.