ASICS Returns as Official Sports Brand and Training Partner
for 2017 Ealing Half Marathon
The organisers of the 2017 Ealing Half Marathon have announced that sports performance brand ASICS will be the race’s Official Sports Brand and Training Partner for the fourth year running.
Much-loved brand ASICS is the perfect partner for this multi award-winning race which returns to West London’s Lammas Park on Sunday 24h September 2017. Voted the UK’s best half marathon for the last three years at The Running Awards, the Ealing Half Marathon is a firm fixture in the autumn running calendar and a big favourite among the running community.
As Official Sports Brand and Training Partner, ASICS will be looking to support the 8,000 runners at the 2017 Ealing Half Marathon with assets like MY ASICS, an online training tool that helps runner achieve their goals and set up individual training plans for their chosen distance.
Based on three core principles of structuring your training, building your capacity and focusing on your goals, MY ASICS will help runners of any level achieve their target time at this year’s 13.1-mile, single lap Ealing Half Marathon.
In addition to training plans, runners are able to log their runs, find useful information and communicate and share their progress with other runners via the MY ASICS Facebook app – a timeline filled with support and advice to keep runners motivated every step of the way. The free app is available on smart devices here.
ASICS will also have a presence in the race village on race day and promote the Ealing Half Marathon through its various channels.
With eight months until race day, the popular West London race is already filling its 8,000 spaces as runners from all over the UK and abroad secure their spot to experience the #EalingFeeling. It promises to be the biggest year yet for the race which was introduced in 2012 as a legacy to London’s Olympic Games.
Race Director Sandra Courtney commented: “The Ealing Half Marathon is going from strength to strength and we are proud to announce that ASICS will once again be the Official Sports Brand and Training Partner for the 2017 race. As a high performance running brand ASICS is a perfect match for our event, and runners can look forward to plenty of support in the run up to race day; we would encourage anyone taking part to track their training on MY ASICS, whether this is their first half marathon or an attempt at a PB. We are looking forward to seeing many runners achieve and better their targets at what promises to be our best event yet.”
ASICS UK Marketing Manager, Cathy McGinnis, added, “We are delighted to announce our sponsorship with the Ealing Half Marathon for the fourth consecutive year. It is a highly successful partnership in which we are able to support a key event in the UK race calendar whilst helping runners of all abilities on their half marathon journey.”
The Ealing Half Marathon starts and finishes in Lammas Park and features a 13.1-mile route on closed roads around the leafy streets and parks of the West London Borough.
The race is looking forward to welcoming 8,000 runners of all abilities to its sixth anniversary race on Sunday 24th September 2017. It is well known for its huge support and lively atmosphere.
Until 30th April 2017 the entry fee for the Ealing Half Marathon is £38 for affiliated athletes and £40 for unaffiliated runners. The fee rises to £40-42 between 1st May – 31st July, and the race is expected to sell out by the end of July.
Go to www.ealinghalfmarathon.com to sign up to the 2017 race. You can also like the Facebook page www.facebook.com/ealinghalf and follow @EalingHalf #EalingFeeling on Twitter to keep up to date with all the latest news about the Ealing Half Marathon.