ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon partners with Myprotein



Myprotein has been announced as the Official Sports Nutrition Partner for the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon 2015.

The ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon takes place on Sunday 19th April and is the UK’s flattest, fastest and friendliest marathon. The race was voted the 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 last year.

Myprotein is Europe’s number one for online sports nutrition. It has one of the largest ranges in the industry and prides itself on developing high quality, innovative products together with athletes, backed by scientific knowledge to optimise sports performance.

For the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon Myprotein will supply isotonic drinks at three drink stations on the course and an ENER:GEL for each participant, both containing an optimal blend of electrolytes and carbohydrates for top marathon performance. Whey Protein Plus Shakes will be available for all finishers at the end of the race, with key protein, vitamins and mineral blend to give their body the best possible recovery after completing the marathon.

Myprotein products will also be available to runners at the ASICS Oulton Park Half Marathon and 10K on Sunday 8th March, the perfect training race for the marathon.

Race Director Simon Hill commented: “We are proud to announce Myprotein as the Official Sports Nutrition Partner for the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon. Myprotein has been at the forefront of product innovation for over 10 years and we are pleased to confirm that high quality Myprotein products will be available to the runners of the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon this year.”

Lee Grantham from Myprotein Endurance added: “We are incredibly excited to be involved with the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon. The event has quickly become one of the UK’s best marathons which says a great deal about the organiser’s passion for the race. We too are extremely passionate about the race and in assisting competitors with the best possible energy solution before and during as well as helping runners to recover post race, helping them obtain the result they are looking for!”

ASICS is the title sponsor for the Greater Manchester Marathon. Other sponsors and partners announced so far include Runners Need, AfterShokz, Myprotein, Metrolink, Myers Lister Price Solicitors, TWJ Partnership Accountants, Hotel Football, BEST WESTERN Cresta Court Hotel Altrincham, Trafford Council and Virgin Money Giving. 102 Capital FM is the Official Broadcasting Partner whilst Runner’s World and Athletics Weekly are Official Media Partners for the race.

Renowned for its outstanding crowd support and unique entertainment 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 places are available for 2015, with Cancer Research UK, The Christie and Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity confirmed as the official charities.

Entries for the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon 2015 are open. Please visit www.greatermanchestermarathon.com for further race details and to register.
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