Announcing Vibram, Taiki Tea and Eyepod

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The National Running Show has confirmed three new exhibitors for the inaugural show on 20-21 January 2018 at Birmingham’s NEC. The latest names to join the high-profile line-up of exhibitors and partners are Vibram, Taiki Tea and Eyepod. They can each look forward to sharing their offering at this exciting and innovative new show for runners and to being part of a first-class listing of...

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Welcome Penny Appeal, Dogs Trust and Woodland Trust to The National Running Show 2018

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The National Running Show has announced the latest charities to sign up to the inaugural show on 20-21 January 2018 at Birmingham’s NEC. Joining a high-profile line-up of exhibitors, partners and sponsors will be Penny Appeal, Dogs Trust and Woodland Trust. The inclusion of these charities acknowledges the importance of fundraising in the running industry and complements the many race organisers,...

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Welcome LightupU, Pace Pockets, TrainAsONE and Runarchy to The National Running Show 2018

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Four additional names will be joining the impressive list of exhibitors and partners at The National Running Show at Birmingham’s NEC on 20-21 January 2018 The latest exhibitors to come on board are LightupU, Pace Pockets, TrainAsONE and Runarchy. They join a first-class line-up of race organisers, sports retailers, sports brands, nutrition experts, official sporting bodies and communities all...

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Tryumf, Bosom Buddies Sportswear and The Virtual Runner announced as exhibitors

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The National Running Show has announced the latest exhibitors to sign up to this highly anticipated event at Birmingham’s NEC on 20-21 January 2018. The three most recent exhibitors to secure a stand at this innovative new show for runners are Tryumf, Bosom Buddies Sportswear and The Virtual Runner. They will join a first-class line-up of exhibitors, sponsors, partners and speakers at what will...

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Find a Race and Oofos confirmed as latest partners of The National Running Show

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The National Running Show has confirmed the latest partners to sign up to its inaugural event on 20-21 January 2018 at the NEC, Birmingham. Find a Race will be joining The National Running Show as a partner, while Oofos will sponsor this innovative new show that promises to be the event to attend for runners of all abilities and interests. They will be joining an impressive line-up of high-profile...

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The Great Run Company announced as latest partner for The National Running Show

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The Great Run Company has been announced as the latest partner of The National Running Show, which makes its debut on 20th and 21st January 2018 at the NEC, Birmingham. Responsible for creating and developing some of the UK’s biggest televised mass participation sports events, including the Simplyhealth Great North Run, The Great Run Company is the ideal partner for The National Running Show,...

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Cancer Research UK announced as Official Charity Partner for The National Running Show

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Cancer Research UK has been confirmed as the Official Charity Partner for The National Running Show, which makes its debut on 20th and 21st January 2018 at Birmingham’s NEC. The charity is the perfect partner for what will be the UK’s first dedicated non-race affiliated event solely for runners. Well known amongst runners through its Race for Life event series, Cancer Research UK will join the...

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Ealing Half Marathon, MedalMad and Vegan Runners confirmed for The National Running Show

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Three additional names have been confirmed for The National Running Show, which takes place on 20th and 21st January 2018 at the NEC, Birmingham. The latest partner to come on board is Ealing Half Marathon, whilst MedalMad and Vegan Runners have been confirmed as exhibitors. They will be joining an impressive line-up of race organisers, sports retailers, motivational speakers, nutrition experts...

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The National Running Show confirms Susie Chan and speakers

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The National Running Show has confirmed the latest speakers lined up for its inaugural event at the NEC, Birmingham, on 20th and 21st January 2018. Joining an already high-calibre group of speakers will be Susie Chan, Anita Bean and Ben Smith, each of whom are guaranteed to draw large crowds as they share their wisdom, experiences and tips at the UK’s first non-race affiliated expo solely...

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The National Running Show partners with Sports Insight

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The National Running Show has confirmed that it has partnered with B2B focused Sports Insight Magazine for its debut event at the NEC, Birmingham, on 20th and 21st January 2018. Sports Insight is the UK’s largest circulated sports trade magazine and joins an impressive line-up of partners at the UK’s newest and most exciting running event. Designed by runners, for runners, The National Running...

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Athletics Weekly announced as partner of The National Running Show 2018

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The National Running Show has confirmed that it is partnering with Athletics Weekly for its inaugural event at the NEC, Birmingham, on 20th and 21st January 2018. Athletics Weekly is the UK’s number one website, magazine and social media hub for road racing, track and field and cross country. It is the perfect match for the UK’s newest and most exciting event, which is set to be the event to...

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The National Running Show confirms more high-profile exhibitors

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The National Running Show has confirmed the latest high-profile exhibitors and partners to sign up to its inaugural event at the NEC, Birmingham, on 20th and 21st January 2018. More and more running-related brands are committing to this highly anticipated show that is set to be the event to attend for runners of all ages and abilities. The latest names to come on board are SSE Airtricity Dublin...

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The National Running Show announces new high-profile exhibitors

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The National Running Show has announced the latest exhibitors and partners to sign up to its highly anticipated debut event at the NEC, Birmingham, on 20th and 21st January 2018. The new exhibitors are My Sports and More, 12in12, Manuka Sports and Buggy Running, with Runfies the newest partner to come on board. The first national non-race affiliated expo for the UK’s 10.5 million runners, The...

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The National Running Show appoints Breathe Unity

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The National Running Show has appointed Sports PR company Breathe Unity to manage all PR and media enquiries for this highly anticipated event taking place on 20th and 21st January 2018 at the NEC, Birmingham. Breathe Unity will focus on raising awareness of the inaugural show, which will be the UK’s first dedicated non-race affiliated event solely for runners. As a leader in sports PR and specifically...

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Jenny Tough, Jenny Meadows, 3 new Exhibitors, and Run3D Gait Analysis!

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It's been a bumper month for the National Running Show! Just days after announcing a Partnership with Men's Running and Women's Running Magazines, we're announcing a whole series of new features for the show, including speakers Jenny Tough and Jenny Meadows, exhibitors Incrediwear, Dartmoor Running Holidays, and TrueStart Coffee. We're also very excited to announce that we have partnered with Run3D,...

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National Running Show partner with Men’s Running and Women’s Running Magazine

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The National Running Show is thrilled to announce our partnership with Men's Running and Women's Running Magazine! The two magazines, headed by Wild Bunch Media, has become the official Magazine Partner of the 2018 Show. Men’s Running is the only men’s running magazine which also features fitness, sports, lifestyle, health, nutrition and a razor-like wit. The magazine offers straightforward...

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Interview with Dean Karnazes

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There aren't many times someone can say they met their hero... but today is one of those days! Mike from the National Running Show was lucky enough to interview his hero Dean Karnazes last week on behalf of the National Running Show. Mike said "I've read all of Deans books and have always been a fan of his writing. Having now spoken to Dean, I'm pleased to report that he is even cooler in real life!...

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National Running Show sign on Jamie Ramsay, plus new exhibitors and partners

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It's been a bumper month for the National Running Show, as we have signed on a new speaker as well as a bunch of new exhibitors and partners! Firstly, we're delighted to announce Jamie Ramsay as a new addition to our Speaker panel! Adventure and Endurance have always been a big part of Jamie's life. After completing his first Marathon in Stockholm in 2004 he went on to do a marathon in the Lewa...

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National Running Show add Luke Tyburski and Barefoot Aleks Kashefi as Speakers

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The National Running Show is delighted to announce the addition of two more speakers to its line up - Luke Tyburski and Barefoot Aleks Kashefi! We're also pleased to add 3 new exhibitors: BackBaller, BookitZone, and Ledlenser, who join our 16 existing exhibitors for the inaugural Show in January 2018. Aleks Kashefi started running at the end of July 2012, having spent a large portion of his...

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National Running Show announce Jo Pavey and Sean Conway as Speakers

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The National Running Show is absolutely thrilled to announce two huge additions to our line-up for the January 2018 show - five-time Olympian and Gold Medal winner Jo Pavey and extreme endurance adventurer Sean Conway! We're also delighted to have Swansea Half Marathon sign on as exhibitors! Sean Conway is an adventurer and extreme endurance athlete. In 2015, Sean became the first and only person...

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National Running Show partner with Ramathon and adds exhibitors

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The National Running Show is delighted to announce that we have partnered with Derby-based half marathon Ramathon, as well as bringing onboard 2 new exhibitors for our inaugural show: Virtual Runner and Halo Headband. Returning to the city of Derby for a fourth year, the Ramathon – now with a world record to its name – will again be based at Derby County’s iconic Pride Park Stadium; the home...

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National Running Show sign up new partners, exhibitors, and speaker Steve Edwards

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The National Running Show are delighted to announce a series of new partnerships for our inaugural Show in January 2018, as well as a new Speaker! Firstly, we're thrilled to announce that the "The Godfather of Marathon Running" Steve Edwards will be attending the show and giving a talk! After running his first marathon at the age of 18 in 1981, Steve has gone on to run over 750 official marathon...

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National Running Show welcomes Ira Rainey and 3 new exhibitors!

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It's been a busy week at the National Running Show HQ, and we're delighted to announce a series of new partnerships for our Show in January 2018! Firstly, we're welcoming onboard Ultramarathon runner and award-winning author Ira Rainey! Ira is a self-confessed delusional optimist who grew up believing he was bionic. He went on to publish "Fat Man to Green Man: From Unfit to Ultramarathon" and is...

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National Running Show partner with Run Mummy Run

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The National Running Show are proud to announce that we have partnered with Run Mummy Run, a very popular 30,000 member strong community built around female runners of all levels. Run Mummy Run® was founded in 2012 by mum Leanne Davies, who found it hard to keep the momentum going with her running after having children. She created a small Facebook group for her and two running friends which grew...

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POW! Virtual Running to exhibit at National Running Show

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The National Running Show are delighted to announce that the popular POW! Virtual Running team are going to be exhibiting at our inaugural Show in January 2018! POW! are an online virtual events organisation based in South Wales, specialising in organising and promoting "virtual" runs which attract a huge gathering of runners from across the country. For an entry fee, runners can "enter" a race,...

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National Running Show sign up Russell Smith and Danny Bent as Speakers

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Continuing the trend of recruiting the UK's greatest runners as expert speakers, the National Running Show has signed up adventurer and presenter Russell Smith, and runner and journalist Danny Bent to its inaugural show in January 2018. Russell Smith, well-recognised adventurer, presenter, and consultant, has worked with a number of renowned organisations, such as the National Trust, Cancer Research,...

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National Running Show partner with ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon

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The National Running Show is delighted to announce that they have formed a partnership with the popular ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon. The agreed partnership will see ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon, managed by Xtra Mile Events, promote the National Running Show to its fans and subscribers, and in exchange the Marathon’s subscribers will receive a series of special offers, including free tickets...

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The National Running Show is awesome!

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Hi everyone! As you know, we launched the National Running Show exactly one month ago today and we thought we should let you know what we've been up to over the last few weeks! Despite the show not taking place until January 2018, we already have confirmed loads of awesome speakers and partners! Here's a quick run down of what has been confirmed so far: Dame Kelly Holmes: multiple Olympic gold...

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UKRunChat confirmed as the official Social Media Partner of the National Running Show 2018

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The National Running Show is delighted to announce a partnership with UKRunChat - the UK's largest on-line sports community. As part of the agreement, UKRunChat will promote the The National Running Show to its community of 43,000+ Twitter followers, 6,000+ Facebook fans and 7,000+ Instagram followers. In exchange, UKRunChat members will receive a range of special offers for the National Running Show...

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The National Running Show partners with Racesolutions, the event organiser behind Mizuno Endure24

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The National Running Show is delighted to announce it will be partnering with Racesolutions, the cutting edge event organiser behind Mizuno Endure24. As part of the agreement, Racesolutions will promote the The National Running Show to its community of active and engaged runners. The National Running Show said: We are delighted to be working with Racesolutions and are seriously excited about...

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Launch Announcement – The National Running Show

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Raccoon Events are delighted to announce the launch of the inaugural National Running Show 2018. Taking place at the NEC in Birmingham on 20-21 January 2018. This is an event designed by runners and for runners and provides all of the kit, advice and support needed to achieve your running goals. Whether you are a part time obstacle course racer or an experienced ultra-marathoner we provide everything...

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Our Awards

We are thrilled to have received the following awards:

Best Consumer Show Launch WINNER

AEO Awards, 2018

Best Launch WINNER

EN Indy Awards, 2018

Best Show Director WINNER

EN Indy Awards, 2018

Best Feature Area (Finalist)

EN Indy Awards, 2018

Show Rising Star (Finalist)

EN Awards, 2018

Show Rising Star (Shortlisted)

EN Awards, 2019