Organisers of the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon have announced the details of the MLP Law Corporate Challenge for the 2015 race, which takes place as part of the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon on Sunday 19th April.
The MLP Law Corporate Challenge has been introduced to give corporate teams the opportunity to get involved in the UK’s official ‘Best Marathon’ whilst givingtheir business exposure and visibility at a major sporting event. Corporate teams can consist of individual marathon runners as well as two person (Half and Half) or four person (4 Leg) relay teams.Designed to create a VIP experience for businesses on race day, the MLP Law Corporate Challenge will allow registered companies to meet, greet and interact leading up to and on race day, and it is the perfect platform to encourage team building, training together, fitness and fundraising in the workplace.
The corporate challenge is named after North West-based commercial and private client law firm MLP Law, which is one of the sponsors of the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon. MLP Law is headquartered in Altrincham at the halfway point of the 2015 marathon route.
Entry to the MLP Law Corporate Challenge comes with many benefits for signed up businesses, including access to the MLP Law Corporate Hospitality Suite, ASICS technical finishers t-shirt, the option of a company visit by ASICS Tech Rep, 15% discount on ASICS products bought through Runners Need for all corporate entry runners, plus Priority Corporate Entry baggage access and private toilets. Corporate Challenge entrants will also receive invites to exclusive business networking sessions offered by MLP Law, and the logos of all companies taking part in the MLP Law Corporate Challenge will be featured on the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon MLP Law Corporate Challenge page.
Entry feesfor the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon MLP Law Corporate Challenge are £75 per person for individual entries, £135 for Half and Half relay entries (team of two) and £240 for 4 Leg relay entries (team of four). A total of 750 places have been reserved for business entry and registration is now open.
Race Director Simon Hill commented: “We are excited to launch the MLP Law Corporate Challenge for 2015. This is a great opportunity for businesses of all sizes from the North West and beyond to get involved and get visibility at the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon whilst encouraging health and fitness in the work place, and we expect the 750 places to fill quickly.”
Stephen Attree, managing director of MLP Law, said: “We’re delighted to be a sponsor of the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon 2015.
“Much like running a business, completing a 26-mile race involves lots of enthusiasm, dedication and hard work. By thinking carefully about the route you’re going to take, building up your experience and surrounding yourself with a supportive team, you’ll remain on track for success both personally and professionally.
“The ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon MLP Law Corporate Challenge is a perfect opportunity for businesspeople to get to know their colleagues, raise money for good causes and meet their peers, while companies can also boost their profiles by participating in a major sporting event.”
The ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon 2015 takes place on Sunday 19th April and is the UK’s flattest, fastest and friendliest marathon. The race was votedthe UK’s “Best Marathon” by The Running Awards 2014 and it also won the “Most Improved Race” at the Runner’s World Personal Best Awards this year.
Renowned for its outstanding crowd support and unique entertainment programme around the course, the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon starts and finishes near the Manchester United Football Club in Old Trafford. An increased number of 12,500 placesare available for 2015, with Cancer Research UK, The Christie and Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity confirmed as the Official Charities.
Registration to the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon MLP Law Corporate Challenge 2015 is now open. Please visit www.greatermanchestermarathon.com/race-info/mlp-law-corporate/ for further race details and to register.
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