2XU PARTNER WITH BRIGHTON MARATHON WEEKEND

By 1st December 2016

The Grounded Events Company are delighted to announce a partnership with 2XU for the 2017 Brighton Marathon Weekend, as Official Compression and Sports Apparel Partner.

The Brighton Marathon Weekend is a full weekend of running & celebration comprising the BM10k, the Brighton Marathon, The Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens Mini Mile Races and the Brighton Marathon Exhibition. The 2017 event will take place 7-9 April with thousands taking part, supporting and spectating.

2XU will be bringing their expertise and high-end sports apparel to the event as the Official Compression and Sports Apparel partner. Having developed key alliances with World Champion athletes across a variety of sports including Running and Triathlon, 2XU will be a sure-fire success with the participants of the Brighton Marathon and BM10k events.

Tom Naylor, Event Director of Brighton Marathon Weekend, commented: “It’s fantastic to welcome such a revered, first-class brand to the event as a main partner, and who we know our participants will greatly appreciate. We look forward to working together over the coming months.”

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.

Mike Martin, Sales and Marketing Manager for 2XU, said: “We are delighted to have formed a partnership with one of the biggest running events in the UK and look forward to working closely with them to create an even more exciting and fun event in 2017. Runners, particularly those training for a marathon greatly benefit from the performance and recovery benefits of compression. If the mileage is causing niggles and fatigue we strongly recommend you try our compression.”

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NOTE TO EDITORS:

2XU

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.

For further information on 2XU contact:

Rae Young

Tel: +44 (0) 207 940 7181

[email protected]

www.2xu.com/uk

 

Brighton Marathon Weekend

The 2017 Brighton Marathon Weekend is organised by The Grounded Events Company, which was established in June 2007 by Tim Hutchings (CEO) and Tom Naylor (Managing Director). The inaugural event took place in April 2010 and has since established itself as a premier fixture on the UK’s sporting event calendar.

2017 set to be the biggest event to date with increased participant fields for the Brighton Marathon and the BM10k.

The event also comprises The Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens Mini Mile Races for children aged 7-17, and the 2-day Brighton Marathon Exhibition

For further information on The Brighton Marathon Weekend:

FRANCESCA NAYLOR

Tel: 01273 201260

https://www.brightonmarathonweekend.co.uk

[email protected]

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