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Running Imp is the UK’s established market leader in running and mass participation event supplies. Experts in this field, Running Imp are a mail order company which stock everything event organisers could possibly need to make their event a success – a one-stop shop. The partnership with The National Running Conference comes in the company’s 30th anniversary year and is a testament to its commitment to the running market.
Cardiff School of Sports and Health Sciences
Podiatry Clinic Sponsor
Cardiff School of Sport is a recognised centre of excellence in the UK and has established a national and international reputation for the quality of its academic, sporting and research work.
The undergraduate and postgraduate sport degrees in the Cardiff School of Sport are structured to provide distinctive pathways which cater for individual student interests and meet the vocational requirements of an expanding marketplace.
Gait Analysis and MSK Clinic Sponsor
Run3D are a series of clinics run by experts in gait analysis for injury prevention, detection, and performance improvement. Used by expert runners such as Jo Pavey, and endorsed by groups such as Women’s Running, GQ Magazine, and Technology Review, the Run3D system has been proven to help new and experienced runners improve their performance and reduce the risk of injury. Run3D will be providing Gait Analysis at the National Running Show for all visitors!* The analysis will allow runners to gain a valuable insight into their bodies and how they run, helping them to improve performance.
* May not be available to all visitors if demand is very high! More information about availability will be announced closer to the event.
Sports Injury Fix
Treatment Room Sponsor
Being injured is not fun so whether it’s for injury prevention or recovery, SportsInjuryFix makes it simple to find the right treatment for you. Post your problem to invite responses from the right type of specialist, or search thousands of comprehensive listings, including by sport or injury type. Come along to the stand to receive free injury advice, guidance and sports massages from our members.
Go Run Right
Run Clinic Sponsor
Through analysis and simple effective drills Go Run Right can make you the runner you need to be to achieve your goals of effortless, pain free, enjoyable running.
Go Run Right wants you to move from where you are now to an upgraded better runner.
Join Go Run Right at the National Running Show and get moving.
Sweat Test Sponsor
Cramp? Dehydration? Struggle in the heat? Drop by the Precision Hydration stand to take their FREE Sweat Test to personalise your hydration strategy in just 2 minutes. Plus get a great deal on multi-strength electrolyte supplements that match how you sweat!
The aim of 12in12 is to be all inclusive and get everyone involved one way or another to help them become active and stay motivated, rather than just training or volunteering for one event and stopping after. It doesn’t matter what anyone’s ability is everyone can join in. You can walk, jog, run or volunteer at your chosen events. Volunteers are as equally important as event participants and it also gives anyone with an injury reason to stay involved by volunteering. The events need to be over a set distance and timed, they can be virtual and a 12in12’er can record their own event if they are unable to get to an organised event. We are trying to make it as flexible as possible to fit into any life. We have two qualified coaches and an active online community which is growing. Through the coaches and community we aim to give support and encouragement that will hopefully keep people on board to start a second 12in12 when they’ve completed their first, they can then also see improvements in their ability by looking back at their recorded achievements.
261 Fearless Club
Pronounced TWO-SIX-ONE Fearless, we are a global supportive social running network which empowers women to connect and take control of their lives through the freedom gained by running. Through a series of non-competitive running clubs, an unique education program and private communication channels, we provide networking, healthy running support and a sisterhood to women all over the world.
It is the mission of 261 Fearless to bring active women together through a global supportive social running network – allowing fearless women to pass strength gained from running onto women who are facing challenges and hence sparking a revolution of empowerment. 261 is the symbol that unites us as empowered runners.
2XU (“Two Times You”) was launched in January 2005, and is driven by a relentless company mission to advance human performance through the development of world-leading athletic garments. In its first year, 2XU graced the skin of multiple World Champion athletes and has since formed powerful alliances and key partnerships with World Champions across the globe in numerous sports including Triathlon, Cycling, NBA, Swimming, Netball, AFL, Soccer, NRL, NFL and Running. 2XU is also the exclusive Official Compression Supplier to the Australian Institute of Sport.
Founded and based in Melbourne, Australia, 2XU 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. The premium Australian brand is now stocked in multiple countries around the world.
Active Root is a new sports drink that contains ginger which is proven to help keep you refuelled and feeling great during your run. Discover how Active Root and the power of ginger can help your performance
Using bone conduction technology award winning Aftershokz deliver stereophonic sound through your cheekbones to your inner ear.
This means you can enjoy your music and still hear everything around you including traffic, emergency vehicles and other warning noises as well as race instructions from marshals and fellow competitors -potentially preventing accidents caused by traditional headphones and earbuds that block out these sounds.
Exclusively approved for use by UK Athletics and the British Triathlon Federation. Official Headphone Partners of England, Scottish, Welsh Athletics and Athletics Northern Ireland.
Feel the Altra difference. Altra’s goal is to help people run healthy and happy. Zero-drop running shoes are flat from heel to toe helping you run more naturally across any terrain. The toe box design allows your toes to spread easily producing a really comfortable running shoe.
ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon
The ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon in Trafford on the same super fast course that is the flattest marathon course in the UK and one of the flattest in the world.
For 2018, the race village will be at Emirates Old Trafford, the home of Lancashire Cricket Club and will be sited on the car park in front of the stadium. You will start the race just a short walk away on the A56 White City Roundabout and finish on Talbot Road outside Emirates Old Trafford. The venue change is in line with our growth plans for the event and now allows us to have an 8m wide finish giving you a spectacular finale to your great day.
The BackBaller is a dual mounted foam rolling device. It is specifically designed to self-treat muscles in your upper and lower back. Due to the stability and control offered it goes beyond and is now the foremost product to knead out all muscle groups. With celebrity endorsements from Kerry O’Flaherty, Gerard Hartmann, and Sonia O’Sullivan, the BackBaller has proven to be both effective and popular amongst runners.
Our Sport & Fitness books cover all sports from every angle, from the fans to the professionals, children to students, our books will entertain and inform in equal measure. Whether you’re new to running or are a lover of long-distance there’s something for everyone.
My name is Suzi, I’m the founder of bluegizmo! I have a passion for fitness, well being and innovative design. I have created bluegizmo to bring to you amazing products that compliment my passion. The Running Buddy was designed by Julie Bradfield, a runner and triathlete, to provide comfort, style, and durability. Great news! We have just won Bronze in the Women’s Running Awards 2015!
BookitZone.com is a fully secure and feature rich website where event organisers can list their events for free and athletes can search and enter them online. We handle entry management and payments for hundreds of athletic events every year, from small fun runs through to large sporting events. Specialists in athletic events such as distance running, cycling, triathlons, duathlons, canicross etc. – we can also can accept club memberships renewals and subscriptions too.
Bosom Buddies Sportswear
Bosom Buddies BRITISH MADE Sportswear for women – The only sweat that goes into our gear is yours!
We strongly believe that “Fit” is not a size, its a feeling – Our sportswear is designed for women of all shapes & sizes including mastectomy sports bras so whether you dance, run, lift weights or love team sports, we can kit you out. Our fabrics are of excellent breathable & durable quality in a range of vibrant colours & patterns.
Cannonball Events is the home of Innovative Running Events in the North of England and Scotland. We organise a whole host of Endurance events and offer a professional race timing and support services to other event organisers. Since our inauguration in 2012 we have organised over 100 of our own events and timed or supported over 50 more. We have also supported a number of charities and have set up corporate races for individual organisations.
As runners and outdoor enthusiasts our Race Team are the most professional, enthusiastic and supportive around. We have a team of over 30 trained marshals (majority of who are first aid trained). We specialise in providing unique and supported Ultra Events.
CEP – the intelligent sportswear – is the superior compression sports brand made by medi, the German medical products experts, at the state-of the art manufacturing facilities in Germany. CEP products are designed using a unique compression technology. The defined compression profile improves blood circulation for better performance, speeds up lactate metabolism for faster recovery and supports ankle stabilisation to prevent injury. CEP, the global leaders in sports compression, will present new product ranges & colours for all your Training, Racing and faster Recovery needs, including the cutting edge, personalised CLONETECH Recovery Tights. These tailor-made tights use 41 measuring points of your unique body shape. The CLONETECH Recovery Tights are then made to spec in Germany, with the option to personalise your bespoke product with your initials. Come along to the stand and chat to our expert and knowledgeable team for further information and details about the product and ordering process.
Dartmoor Running Holidays
Dartmoor Running Holidays welcomes runners of all abilities and confidence levels to enjoy the unspoilt serenity of Dartmoor. Their aim is to tailor packages to suit the individual so there really is something to offer everybody. Their breaks offer a unique opportunity, be it hitting training goals, inspiring motivation or a welcome break to those who share a love of the outdoors, good food and company.
Dogs Trust is the UK’s largest dog welfare charity. We care for around 15,000 lost and abandoned dogs each year through our network of 20 Rehoming Centres. By sponsoring one of these dogs you can help Dogs Trust give them all the love, care and cuddles they deserve.
The award-winning SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon is the largest marathon in Ireland, attracting a phenomenal 20,000 runners to the streets of Dublin each October. The single-lap course starts and finishes close to the city centre, and guarantees a friendly Irish welcome as well as a memorable run through an iconic city.
Ealing Half Marathon
The 7th Ealing Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 30th September 2018 and is well known for its huge community support and great atmosphere, with runners travelling from all over the UK and abroad to experience the #EalingFeeling.
This much loved and multi award-winning event starts and finishes in Lammas Park and takes runners around the leafy streets and parks of the West London Borough. The race is organised by Ealing Half Marathon CIC, with all profit ploughed back into health and fitness related projects in the community.
Entries are open , make sure you secure your place on the start line of this must-do race now!
TOUCHSCREEN GLOVES, CAREFULLY TAILORED TO SUIT YOUR SPORT.
eGlove’s range of performance and sport-specific smartphone gloves have been around since 2010 and have always been developed with the end-user fully in mind. Whether your sport of choice is running, marathons, ultras or even horse-riding, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, walking for fun or walking to work, our technically superior touchscreen gloves will allow for full movement, keep your hands warm and dry, enable you to pause your Garmin or Strava with gloves on and of course this means you can call, text or tweet on your mobile phone, to your hearts content. Even under the most extreme conditions.
At the show we are promoting our new for 2017 Hi-Vis version of the award winning and ever popular eGlove Sport Run Glove.
A social ticketing platform for event organisers who understand the power of community and engagement
EtchRock is a unique event management platform that is built on the foundation of a fitness community. Our software gives event organisers a bespoke solution for online ticketing whilst simultaneously offering unique engagement oportunities with their participants.
What Makes Us Different
By bringing all your favourite running apps together and providing an environment for people to log their training, meet other participants and interact prior to race day, EtchRock is revolutionising the experience that race organisers can provide to their customers. With the EtchRock mobile app your participants can now receive notifications about your event and share their training which creates powerful peer-to-peer marketing for your event!
With EtchRock you can now turn your events into social media gold!
EventClips are the manufacturers of a handy safety pin replacement, also called EventClips. These innovative clips utilise Snap-Lock Pinless Fasteners to ensure a tight grip on your bib, holding it in place while you run. Guaranteed not to rub or come off accidentally, the EventClips are seeing a surge in popularity after having been worn by runners such as Dame Kelly Holmes. They were also Winner of the British Running Awards Best Accessory 2015 & 2016 and are made in the UK from recycled plastic.
We are opticians who have designed prescription sport glasses ideal for all sports.
We have designed lenses to suit runners so they can read their GPS watches.
We can do any prescription and have already done a minus 25 which all other suppliers said was impossible.
The pack comes with 5 dfferent tinted lenses to suit all light conditions.
And an easy to fit sports band to keep the glasses from bouncing around while people are running.
Fitness Rewards – The Runners Choice for Life & Health Insurance. Visit our stand to find out how you can earn rewards and save money. All for what you are already doing…. running. Special offers on Garmin & Apple Watch Series 3 at the show.
Luxury hand-made Devon flapjacks – full on flavour, high quality flapjacks with a difference. We take the humble oat and raise it to a luxury level by adding high quality local ingredients, posh chocolate and a dash of madness & loads of imagination to create our range of interesting flavours .
Everything is handmade in small batches in our Devon Kitchen on the edge of Dartmoor. We are dedicated to using only British oats, British butter, and locally sourced and in season produce which is why our flapjacks taste so good.
Front Runner Events
FrontRunner Events Ltd is a family run, race/event management, support & consultancy company established in 2014. We are a small team of runners who manage and deliver a series of endurance events in South Wales including the multi award-winning JCP Swansea Half Marathon, Llanelli Half Marathon and the Great Welsh Full/Half Marathon.
Go Faster Foods
Go Faster Food was created in 2009 by Kate Percy, author of the best selling Go Faster Food recipe books and Food Guru for Great Run, Athletics Weekly and 220 Triathlon magazine. Kate Percy’s Go Bites are totally tasty bite-sized energy balls made from 100% natural ingredients. Based on Kate’s simple ethos that ‘Real Food Fuels You Better’, they’re nutritionally balanced for before, during and after workout or to fuel your busy day. Not only are they very tasty, Go Bites are also vegan-friendly, gluten and dairy free and contain no added sugar!
With three balls in a packet, and three delicious flavours to choose from: Date & Coconut, Apricot & Seed & Hazelnut & Cacao (also a source of protein). A brand with a strong social purpose, 10% of net profits from Go Bites are put back into Go Faster Food’s education programme.
Greenpeace is an independent global campaigning organisation that acts to change attitudes and behaviour to protect and conserve the environment and promote peace.
Through training, we grow stronger, get faster, and learn how to endure more. By eating the right nutrients, in the right amounts, at the right time, we build our muscles, mend our bodies, and optimize our performance.
We are in pursuit of our ultimate potential. With smart training, and the perfect mix of nutrients delivered at the right time, we can unleash our innate and boundless athletic capacity. Our desire to achieve just a little bit more drives us to answer what to eat, how much to each, when to eat.
We know there’s no terminus, no destination, but we also know every small breakthrough brings us a step closer to realizing our true potential.
HelloFresh is the UK’s leading recipe-box company, delivering delicious recipes and all the ingredients you need to cook them, straight to your door. Their mission is simple: you choose from weekly recipes, they deliver fresh, pre-portioned ingredients, and you cook delicious dishes from the comfort of your kitchen. Home cooking without the hassle – let’s bring the spark back to dinnertime!
A focused vision of making the best socks for runners. Designed for comfort. Refined for performance. Over tarmac, turf and trail. Founded in 1991 by running legend, Dr. Ron Hill MBE, we make socks that go the distance so you can too. So let’s get running. With every last fibre.
It’s A Bling Thing Bespoke Medal Hangers
All of our medal hangers are hand made from start to finish, whether you want fully painted, wood stained or just a splash of colour with your personal wording. Beautiful, sturdy and personalised for you.
We make a full range of medal hangers, medium, large and extra large with either 12 or 25 chrome hooks plus we make running bib and medal hangers too and even PB medal hangers with a chalk board for you to watch your times tumble.
All supplied with flush wall mountings on the back. Each hook can support several medals so you shouldn’t run out of space for your hard earned bling.
You’ve earned them, now show them off with pride. Can’t see what you want? Simply email us and we will be only too happy to help design your perfect medal hanger.
James White Drinks
James White Drinks, the company behind the popular Beet It Organic drink and Beet It Sport nitrate supplements will be attending the Show as exhibitors, and (we hope!) bringing along some delicious samples of their beetroot-based drinks! Established in 2005, they have a range of food and drinks ideal for people leading an active life, including Beet It Sport Shot, Beet It Sport Bar, and Beet It Sport Nitrate 3000. Their slogan “Beet your personal best” is a testament to both their sports drinks and their ability to make puns!
Just A Little Bit
Run by runners for runners, we provide a customised design, print and supply service for all kinds of running kit for individuals and running clubs, including event medals and unique gifts.
For club kit, we understand what’s involved and believe in making the design and ordering process as easy and straightforward as possible for you.
With a dedication to providing an outstanding and friendly service, ask us how we can help you and your club.
Kryjer is a premium athletic and lifestyle apparel brand, offering a high quality collection for both men and women.
Kryjer’s collection is a result of high quality; specially developed and standardised technical fabrics that ensure great fit and flexibility as well as assure moisture management during a workout. Therefore, Kryjer is not just a clothing brand, but also a concept designed for high comfort and performance
At the National Running Show the brand will be exhibiting a range of products, as well as offering visitors a great opportunity to experience Kryjer’s collection before the official launch.
Follow us on Instagram, take a picture and tag @kryjer_world to have a chance to star in one of our advertisements and be the face of Kryjer.
Ledlenser are known worldwide for premium LED torches and headlamps which appeal to both professionals and the dedicated enthusiast alike. Their award-winning lights combine precision German engineering and state-of-the-art technologies to deliver light that is simply breathtaking. The Ledlenser XEO, SEO and NEO headlamps are ideal for all types of runners from the beginner to the ultra-runner. As well as help to keeping runners safe, they extend the day so that runners can enjoy their passion for longer. Check out the range at www.ledlenser.com and www.ledlenser-store.co.uk.
LightupU is a range of products inspired by David Andrews who was hit by a passing car whilst out running at night. Although he was wearing hi visibility clothing the car didn’t see him and simply drove away, leaving the wing mirror ripped off by the force of the impact. David was left hanging trapped and unconscious in a low growing tree at the side of a country road.
David did make a full recovery thanks to a passing motorist who witnessed the incident and the dedication of the emergency services.
Once he was back running again he decided to source, develop and market a range of illuminated wearable products which provide a strong visual awareness for anyone exercising during the hours of darkness.
So, LightupU…was born
Longhaul Endurance makes prolonged energy release fuels for runners to perform better for longer. Longhaul was created by endurance athletes to provide a more effective fuelling option to sugar-based products. Our organic, savoury fuels are free from gluten, dairy, nuts, sugar and additives. We now offer great tasting fuels to all endurance athletes to sustain you through your next adventure.
Inspired by the natural health and energy properties of Manuka honey, Manuka Sport was created to offer the sporting community user-friendly formats for consuming Manuka honey. Manuka Sport is expanding the range in July 2017 to contain Energy Gels, Hydration Energy Drink and Recovery High Protein drink. New products contain Manuka honey, electrolytes and BCAA’s. Manuka Sport tastes fantastic and all products are LGC WADA batch testes, so athletes can use all products with confidence. Manuka Sport is manufactured in the UK by Family Foods Ltd.
MBNA Chester Marathon
Active Leisure Events are the organisers behind the multi award winning MBNA Chester Marathon (26.2 miles), which has been newly crowned 2018’s Best Marathon Under 5,000 Runners and is the host for the England Athletics Age Group Masters. The MBNA Chester Metric Marathon (26.2 km), a unique distance for runners looking for a marathon between the half and full distances. One of the UK’s longest running and largest half marathons, the Essar Chester Half Marathon (13.1 miles). And the brand new, sell-out Chester 10K (6.2 miles).
As runners ourselves we are passionate about delivering what for us would be the perfect race; a premier quality, competitively priced race which caters for the needs of runners of all abilities and speeds, combined with friendliness and personal touches which are unique to us. Come run with us and find out for yourselves why our races are ranked as some of the best in the UK.
Medal Hanger Shop
The Medal Hanger Shop is the UK’s original manufacturer of stainless steel medal displays. Set up by two sporty friends, the Medal Hanger Shop specialises in providing sleek medal displays for athletes of any sport at any level; and all manufactured in the UK. With over 50 designs to choose from online for a wide range of sports and pursuits, from running to taekwondo, we have medal displays suitable for the whole family. Come and chat to us about our new range of personalised medal hangers… we offer a unique engraving service.
MedalMad is the virtual running and running community. MedalMad is designed to inform, inspire and support people to achieve their goals through running challenges. Each challenge is different and each medal that is achieved is exclusive. Challenges are stuitable for those just beginning on their running journey to the more experienced runner. Medal Mad is part of Active Connections Limited, a not for profit organisation and award winning Social Enterprise that helps people to connect to the benefits of sport and physical activity. All profits from MedalMad go into supporting people through a number of programmes.
Modern Forms as a Polish manufacturer of original medals, trophies and cups for athletes, as well as innovative bottle openers. The company meets the needs of a modern client who is fed up with standard form of awards. Modern Forms is creating a new vision of medals and trophies.
The company is creating designs of products made of firm and original materials, such as steel, glass, wood, concrete, and recycled material. What is more, they have the biggest gallery of past-products, such as medals in a form of a puzzle, 3D trophies, and bottle openers in original shapes. Even those economical products can be impressive.
Innovativeness and flexible offer reflect the popularity of Modern Forms which is adapted to the customer’s needs.
- Products for every budget.
- Fast fulfillment (even 5 days).
- No minimum order required (form one piece).
- Any colour and shape.
- Unlimited ways of personalisation.
- Set of products ordering.
Born out of a frustration with creative ideas, and poor customer support. We work with local running clubs right up to multi-thousand person events – all who see that a medal is a key asset in attracting runners in a competitive marketplace. In light of the growth of the ‘Running for Bling Crowd’, a medal needs to be more than just a piece of metal on a ribbon. It’s an outward message that you convey to the public, it’s a token of your entrant’s achievement and it’s one of the single most effective means to make a runner decide to enter your race over all of the other events taking place every weekend. Come meet our team and let’s start creating some great medal concepts for your race! All this comes with our promise of providing the best value and fantastic customer service.
Mud & Blood
Whether it’s heavy legs or a bracing wind, we know the challenges you face as a trail runner. Our innovative garments are designed to be as tough and adventurous as you are, helping you to overcome the elements and tame the terrain. Whether its tech running t-shirts, compression base layers, windbreakers or waterproofs, each product range undergoes rigorous trials until its ready to hit the trail – with you.
All our products are designed and developed in North Yorkshire and our purpose is simple – we want to give you gear that enhances your outdoor adventures – mud, blood and all.
My Sports and More
My Sports and More are an online sports retailer where customer service and quality is the focus. They stock a wide range of goods and are the only UK retailer that will take your old phones/games consoles and watches in part exchange towards a brand new Garmin or Tom Tom.
Naked Runner are a maker of elite sports sunglasses, designed to protect your eyes and improve performance, whether you’re a runner, cyclist, or partake in any kind of athletics. The sunglasses on offer are all lightweight, stylish, offer great protection, all at reasonable prices.
More than 100 years, New Balance has worked to move the world around us. Because we believe in one simple truth: we were born to move. At New Balance, our job is to aid athletes in their pursuit of excellence, whether that means helping professional athletes set records and win medals, or propelling everyday athletes to achieve a new PR, run their first 5K or just to live a more healthy and active lifestyle. Our products are the perfect blend of function and fashion, giving you the performance technology you need and the style you want. Our associates around the world bring these goals to life with their high-level skills and creativity. While we offer the best product on the market, we’re also equally committed to giving back. So while we look to succeed, we believe in ensuring others have the same opportunity.
The Swiss running brand is the fastest growing globally, based in Zurich. It has one simple mission: put the fun in the run.
On’s award winning patented technology combines the benefits of a soft training shoe and a firm racing shoe. The secret to this lies in the On’s “Clouds” – hollow pods that stretch back on impact to cushion the landing, then lock to form the solid foundation required for a powerful push-off.
Please come over to the On stand to try-On some Clouds and experience running on Clouds.
Run for disaster relief, run to end poverty, run to save lives
RUN WITH #TEAMORANGE
Penny Appeal is an international humanitarian organisation, working in over 30 crisis-hit countries to provide poverty relief – including emergency aid, orphan care, water solutions and other programmes that are pathways out of poverty.
We now also work here in the UK, helping those vulnerable communities, families and individuals. Our mission is simple – to transform lives and empower communities through effective immediate aid and long-term sustainable projects.
SMALL CHANGE. BIG DIFFERENCE
Polar, the leaders in sport and fitness wearable technology, are committed to supporting runners of all abilities.
With nearly 40 years of experience and a proud heritage in innovative physiological and sports medical research, Polar caters for all levels of running and fitness. The brand offers a comprehensive product range of wearable sports devices and activity trackers, training apps and online services. Polar’s award-winning training computers represent the gold standard for consumers and are sold through over 35,000 retailers in more than 80 countries.
Polar has always been the brand trusted by professional athletes across an extensive range of sports. Double GB Olympian Eilish McColgan comments: “Monitoring and tracking your data is crucial as an athlete, and no products are more accurate and reliable than Polar. “
Come and visit us on the Polar stand to learn how Polar can help you take your training to the next level.
POW! Virtual Running
POW! are an online virtual events organisation based in South Wales, specialising in organising and promoting virtual races which attract a huge gathering of runners from across the country.
For an entry fee, runners can enter a race, and run the specified distance at a time or venue of their choice. After submitting proof of the run, the participants are sent one of a unique collection of retro, geeky, or pop culture medals!
There is an added bonus to running a POW! race – a percentage of profits each month gets donated to a charity chosen for that particular event, meaning runners get fit, donate to charity, and get a wonderfully-unique medal each time!
The concept is simple:
Run in your own time.
Earn awesome medals.
Raise money for charity.
Join #TeamPOW today
Pulseroll are leaders in the next generation of training & injury recovery by utilising vibration technology. Our flagship product is our 4 speed Vibrating Foam Roller that is the latest innovation in the fitness & rehabilitation market, currently taking the UK by storm and now an official supplier to GB Boxing & GB Weightlifting.
The vibrations from the Pulseroll gently warm the muscles in a similar way to a power plate, only portable. This results in increased circulation, deeper penetration and pain relief, making Pulseroll the perfect pre and post workout companion.
Racecheck is a rapidly growing review platform for endurance sports events all around the world, enabling athletes to find their perfect race and organisers to list their events and reach a wider audience. In a recent athlete survey, over 85% of respondents claimed to have discovered events through racecheck that they would have otherwise not come across. Visit the website and see what it’s all about!
RockTape is a premium brand of kinesiology tape. First used by acupuncturists and chiropractors in Japan, today kinesiology tape is used by a wide variety of health professionals throughout the world to treat injuries and pain. Unlike traditional athletic tape that binds and doesn’t stretch, RockTape is engineered to mimic the human skin. This stretchiness is the secret behind RockTape. RockTape stretches up to 180% of its original length but has amazing ‘snap-back’ or recovery. This is what gives RockTape its performance advantage over other tapes.
Founded in 1970 by British Olympian and marathon man Dr Ron Hill MBE. A legend of British running who holds a world record run streak of 52 years and 39 days. Ronhill produces some of the finest performance running clothing for all types of runners, their needs and terrains. The products are feature packed to make your running experience more enjoyable and comfortable.
Run Mummy Run
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 herself and two running friends in order to support and motivate each other. It soon grew in popularity and currently their online network stands at 55,000 women. The community welcomes females of any ability to gain support, encouragement and motivation – being a mum is not obligatory. With an ethos based around kindness, Run Mummy Run is a place to find friendships, build confidence and enjoy all the good that running brings.
Runderwear claim to be the most comfortable running and sports underwear in the world, with an ergonomic design that works with the body to help reduce friction and allow freer, faster movement. All their products are seamless, with no nasty seams digging in and causing chafing. The technical fabric used is moisture-wicking, keeping you drier for longer.
Running Cards UK was set up by, Rachel Job, a passionate runner, who was frequently frustrated that you couldn’t buy greetings cards to celebrate running achievements or wish her fellow runners good luck before a race. So she made her own!
We now have cards for race distances from 5K through to the marathon as well as cards for birthdays, Christmas and even running injuries. Our most talked about card is the one that makes a nod to a potentially embarrassing mid-race miss-hap: ‘Have a great race, try not to poo yourself’, which gets a knowing laugh from all types of runners. ‘Happy Birthday Running Buddy’ is ideal for those many runners who become close friends with their training partners.
We’re always working on new designs, so feel free to make suggestions!
Running Memories provide eye catching and sturdy displays at affordable prices for all levels of athletes. “We all know how hard we work to obtain our finishers medal, hours of tough training; focusing on that one event to achieve our goal. When you cross that finish line what do you have to show for it? A medal of success.So what do you do with your medal?It’s time to empty that drawer, stop using the old coat hanger or door hook and present your achievements with pride on a Running Memories display.”
Runr – the fitness and lifestyle brand for people passionate about running.
We firmly believe that the best thing about running is the community and we hope by wearing runr products, you engage with other runners in everyday life and share stories of triumph and failure.
We have a great selection of products for use before, during and after races to show your passion for running. We have technical tops, high quality hoodies, jumpers, t-shirts, beanies, bobble hats and accessories.
Be proud of your achievements. Be proud to be a runr.
Founded in the US in 1898, Saucony is a long-established and much-loved brand whose mission is to inspire people to run. Their motto encapsulates everything they believe in and seek to convey: ‘At Saucony, a good day is when we get to run. A great day is when we inspire someone else to run’.
The company fuses performance, innovation and style to create compelling footwear and apparel with its widely recognised brands Saucony and Saucony Originals. Almost 120 years on, Saucony continues to inspire runners everywhere with its award-winning innovations, which include EVERUN™, ISOFIT™, Geometry of Strong™, PWRGRID+™ and the Life On the Run Collection™. Many UK runners are already loyal Saucony fans and the brand’s presence at The National Running Show will be a fantastic chance to learn more about Saucony and try out their quality range of shoes and clothing.
SBR Events are a sports event management organisation based in the East Midlands. “We organise fun & friendly well managed events to make everyone feel special. We understand the events as we participate ourselves & we create amazing bespoke ‘BLING’ to ensure everyone can celebrate their achievement across the finish line – no matter what the finish time might be! Our events include runs; family friendly 5k, 10k, 10mile, 13.1, 26.2 & 60k ultra plus triathlons, duathlons & aquathlons! We are really looking forward to meeting new athletes at The National Running Show as we love to create happy memories.”
Official Clothing Partner
Scimitar are the largest supplier of running club vests and charity running vests within the UK.
Known for the quality and technical performance of our kit, top charities and running clubs rely on us to provide apparel that minimises uncomfortableness during prolonged activity whilst wicking away sweat rapidly with our trademarked Qwick-Dri™ technology.
That’s not all. The other side of our business, Scimitar Shop, is the retail outlet for a range of technical running clothing with exclusive licenses, including the likes of MTV, Mr Men & Um Bongo.
Specialists in providing comfort and performance for every foot and in every sport… Satisfying athletes and the public alike with a combination of care, comfort and well-being. It is the mission of Sidas UK to contribute to this goal by working with specialist retailers, foot health professionals and consumers.
The 401 Challenge
The 401 Foundation awards grants of between £3000 to £5000 to small grassroots community projects and individuals throughout the UK. These grants are used to build confidence and self esteem, along with tackling the important issues of mental health and self development. We are a national charity with a local approach, our bespoke grant operating system allows us to ensure your money is donated back into projects in your area that matter to you. Support The 401 Foundation by taking part in any one of our sporting events, donating directly or by purchasing one of our fantastic pieces of merchandise. Together we can change the lives of hundreds of thousands of people, giving them brighter futures.
The Great Barrow Challenge
Celebrating it’s 10th year in 2018 The Great Barrow Challenge hold events throughout the year. Known for our very popular 10 Marathons/Ultras in 10 Days, the only event of its kind in Europe to offer a variety of single lap routes. Currently 7 different routes, all starting and finishing at our event base in Barrow, Suffolk and taking the runners through 192 miles of stunning albeit sometimes challenging countryside. With multi-terrain routes and two road routes included there is something for everyone. Suffolk is not known for its hilly terrain but there are certainly a few to be encountered.
The GBC team are proud of the support we can offer to runners from a novice trying their first marathon to the experienced runner aiming to break records.
New for 2018/9 will be the addition of 5K and 10K races to compliment the existing range of Half Marathons, Marathons and Ultras.
The Reaper OCR
Set in rolling Warwickshire countryside we offer a junior 3k race, day and night 10k, plus the 24 hour ultra, so whether you want to run solo and challenge your personal goals, or enjoy the camaraderie of running as a team, Trail Attack is for you.
The Turmeric Co.
Innate Essence Limited created health revolution ‘The Turmeric Co’ when one of its founders, Hal, had his football career threatened by a cruciate ligament injury. The Turmeric Co’s drinks offered pain relief, reduced inflammation as well as a feeling of vitality, the shots soon became an aid for the whole family. They felt more energised through natural nutrition and Hal’s injury began to heal, enabling him to return to the pitch, stronger and healthier than ever before!
TrainAsONE is the award-winning AI personal running coach. The first to provide intelligent, round-the-clock coaching to runners of all abilities and goals. Personal, flexible, adaptable and unique. TrainAsONE allows you to train on your terms, guiding you every step of the way to help you achieve amazing results.
UK Run Chat
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 including free tickets and exciting competition prizes.
Unilite are a manufacturer of rugged lighting equipment with a variety of applications, ranging from headbands and woolly hats for running on dark mornings, to freestanding rechargeable lighting units. The company feature a partnership with the popular social media group UKRunChat, as well as having their products chosen by household names such as Steve Cram and Daley Thompson.
Up & Running
Up & Running has played a supportive part in runners’ training plans for over 25 years and we’re here to keep you motivated and achieving.
Since the first shop in Yorkshire in1992 Up & Running now has stores nationwide and a busy mail order department. We specialise in running shoes, clothing and accessories and with products from today’s key running brands such as Garmin, Brooks, Asics, Mizuno, Saucony, Inov-8, Sub4 and Ronhill, we are confident that we have the right products for you to achieve your personal goals.
Up & Running’s in-store experts are here to help you find the right shoes and clothing, and are on hand to answer your training and race day questions. Find your nearest store at www.upandrunning.co.uk
We are now building our own running community through our network of Social Run Groups (SRG). You can find a free group near you at srg.upandrunning.co.uk. Our free and friendly runs are welcoming and open to all abilities, so come along and join us.
Vibram was founded by Vitale Bramani in 1937 when he developed the first ever rubber climbing boot sole and the iconic “Carrarmato” grip pattern.
67 years later in 2004 his grandson, Marco Bramani, started production of Vibram FiveFingers which he developed with designer, inventor and barefoot enthusiast Robert Flirie. Flirie was determined to develop a shoe that felt quite simply like a glove, he said at the time:
“We have five toes; when they can move and grasp the ground independently, and when you can really sense the surface under your feet, your body is able to do what it is designed for by nature. That is a powerful feeling.”
From those early beginnings the range has evolved into a highly technical selection of styles specifically designed to deliver high levels of performance across a range of speciality sports and training – though always preserving the “barefoot feel”.
As always with Vibram, it starts with the sole. Every sole is made from a specific compound and moulded in a carefully designed pattern to deliver the best possible results in terms of grip, stability and wear.
KSO EVO the universal minimalist shoe remains the best selling style, but the V-RUN (especially for road running) and V-TRAIL (for trail and mud runs), launched in 2017, are proving to be immensely popular.
The Charles Birch Group was appointed distributors for the UK in April 2017 and MD Chris Wilson explained “We were delighted to be made Vibram distributors for the UK and we are also delighted by the high demand for Vibram FiveFingers and Furoshiki. The National Running Show is an ideal opportunity for us to demonstrate the benefits of Vibram to a whole new audience as well as looking after our long term, loyal customers”.
Virtual Runner UK
Virtual Runner is a website aimed at enabling runners across the world to participate in races wherever they are, whenever they can run. Instead of signing up for your traditional race and travelling to a certain place and time to run, you can instead sign up for any number of the ‘virtual’ races and run when it’s convenient with you. Virtual Runner offer many different races and medals, and also donate 20% of entry fees to designated race charities.
White Hawk Trading
White Star Running
White Star Running aims to organise fun, sociable and value for money running events, for runners of all abilities, with no corporate claptrap. We believe in races that are tough, marshals that are friendly, views that are awesome and beer that is cold.
Wolf Pack Running
London Cardiff 24 hour team relay challenge – cover 160 miles in under 24 hours as a team
London Cardiff 24 is a team challenge like no other. A event on every runners bucket list. As a team try to run every step of the 160 miles from London to the centre of Cardiff non-stop. Run along rivers and canals, through forests and towns, across fields, along public paths and over bridges including the spectacular Severn Crossing. It varies from tarmac to mud, gravel to long grass, and you will need your wits about you running in every condition and time of day.
When not running you are in your team minibus with your teammates, resting, eating, sleeping, talking and driving between checkpoints waiting for your runner to arrive. This is about the efforts of every individual and the support and camaraderie of the team. You’ve got 33 hours, but can you get all the way to Cardiff in under 24 hours? Create more memories in one weekend than the rest of your running calendar combined.
Teams of 8-12 | 24 Stages | 160 Miles | 33 Hours
Our vision is a UK rich in woods and trees, enjoyed and valued by everyone. We aim to create new native woodland with the help of communities, schools, organisations and individuals. We try to protect our precious ancient woods, restore the ones that are damaged and fight for those under threat. We do this by inspiring people up and down the country to visit woods, plant trees, and enjoy the many benefits that woodland has to offer.
Worry Less Design
Worry Less Design specialise in unique and quirky (and sometimes a bit rude) sports themed greetings cards, framed artwork, mugs and other gifts. We love Running, Cycling, Triathlon and all sorts of other Sports and we think lovers of these activities (or lovers of those who love them) deserve funny, gorgeous and stylish gifts. All our products are designed by us and manufactured in the UK from sustainable sources where possible. We can’t wait to share our running themed gifts with the attendees at The National Running show.
In order to protect nature we need to take on the big issues facing our planet.
We’re facing up to challenges such as the urgent threat of climate change. We’re also promoting sustainable use of resources, helping us all change the way we live and working with business and government to protect our planet for generations to come. Only then can we develop a world where people and wildlife thrive.
Xtenex elastic laces combine the flexibility of Stretch, Strength, Stability and Security to a shoe that you only have to tie once. The collapsible knot technology benefits runners,walkers or anyone who want custom fit slip on shoes .” Used by world class athletes!”
YAMAtune is the socks brand based in Hokkaido, Japan with the company history of over 50 years. Crafting superior socks for over half century, YAMAtune is excited to announce its launch in UK and Europe. A brand synonymous across Japan and Asia for the utmost quality in materials and design, YAMAtune is the brand of choice for marathon runners, mountaineers and extreme sports fanatics to name a few.
ZAAZEE are an independent British women’s sportswear brand launched in 2014 and based in Manchester. Our stylish range of high quality fitness wear is made using technical fabrics in expert factories in Portugal. It’s really comfortable kit, features vibrant colours and is designed specifically for sporty active women. We’ve received outstanding feedback from women of all ages and we’re thrilled to have won Apparel Brand of the Year 2017 with Women’s Running.