Join the ultimate awards celebration of all things running on the 24th April

The Running Awards in association with everydayhero
featuring the Runner’s World Personal Best Awards

Join the ultimate awards celebration of all things running

The Running Awards in association with everydayhero featuring the Runner’s World Personal Best Awards takes place at indigo at The O2 in London on Friday 24th April.

The nation’s runners are being encouraged to choose who they think should be crowned the industry’s best in two separate awards, the 2015 Running Awards in association with everydayhero and the Runner’s World Personal Best Awards.

The Running Awards in association with everydayhero is the only independent annual awards ceremony recognising and celebrating the best of running and its culture as voted by the public. The unique partnership with Runner’s World, the UK’s biggest sports title, makes this the definitive gala night recognising the very best in the running industry.

Vote for the 2015 Running Awards in association with everydayhero at and choose a favourite from categories including shoes, races and retailers through to most exciting blogs and favourite charity.

In addition, voting for the Runner’s World Personal Best Awards is open. Vote for the running industry’s top performers across products, services and races.

Both awards and all associated voting are completely independent of each other.

Anyone booking a VIP table, which includes a champagne reception and 3 course dinner provided by Gaucho, will be present at both awards ceremonies.

Balcony ticket holders will gain access to the balcony from 9.00pm for The Running Awards in association with everydayhero only.

Media Partners:
B2B Media Partner is Sports Insight Magazine
B2C Media Partner is Runner’s World

Pic2Go Technology:
The Running Awards have teamed up with Pic2Go UK to bring social media image technology to the awards – the first time this technology application has been put into action at an awards event in the UK.

Timings (approximate)
19.00: VIP Drinks Reception & networking in VIP Bar
19.00: Press briefing managed by Breathe Unity
19.55: Welcome speech
20.00: Three course dinner and start of Runner’s World Personal Best Awards
21.00: Doors and bars open for balcony guests
22.00: Start of The Running Awards in association with everydayhero
23.00: Aftershow Party on main floor
23.00: Networking in VIP Bar (Note: Only open for VIP dinner guests)
 1.00: Close

The Runner’s World Personal Best Award winners will be announced at the beginning of the ceremony in front of key industry figures and VIP guests, after which the 2015 Running Awards in association with everydayhero will continue into the evening.

There are various sponsorship options for The Running Awards including Partner and We Support levels, do get in touch with to discuss further.

Join the celebrations: VIP Tables and single seat options
VIP Table for 10 – £2,650 +VAT or for 12 – £2,850 +VAT includes:

Champagne drinks reception, 
three course dinner provided by Gaucho ,
5 bottles of wine, access to both awards presentations with celebrity host, access to VIP Bar for networking after the awards plus after show entertainment and party.

For information on booking VIP dining tables please email or

Standard Single Seats are available at £295+ VAT.

Balcony Seats:
A limited number of 700 balcony tickets are available at £25 each for runners, their families, friends and the public. Balcony seats include a free drink upon arrival in the VIP bar, exclusive access to the indigo balcony with superb overhead views of the celebrity hosted awards ceremony, as well as access to a private bar and the aftershow party. Please note that balcony tickets will not grant access to the Runner’s World PB Awards. The doors and bars for balcony guests open at 21.00.

Please go to for further info and to book your ticket.

The venue:
Indigo at The O2 is easily accessible from the Virgin Money London Marathon Expo at ExCeL and from Central London, with bus and tube stations on the venue’s doorstep. Guests coming from the Virgin Money London Marathon Expo can also catch the Emirates Air Line to Greenwich Peninsula, which is London’s only cable car experience and just five minutes from The O2.

Address: indigo at The O2, Peninsula Square, London SE10 0DX

Getting there:
By Cable:
From the Virgin Money London Marathon Expo at Excel: Emirates Cable Car
 10 minute crossing.
The Cable Car closes at 9pm.

By Tube:
North Greenwich Station, 
Jubilee Line
 From Central London in 20 minutes. From Stratford in 10 minutes

By Bus:
108, 129,132, 161, 188, 422, 472 or 486 to North Greenwich Station

Voting: The Running Awards in association with everydayhero
Voting is free, quick and very simple, the only details required are a name and email address. The winners will be presented with their awards at indigo at The O2 on 24th April.

The top 12 shortlistees in each category can be viewed on the website and voting is still open until the individual categories close. Categories in the shortlists include Accessories, Men’s and Women’s Clothing, Men’s and Women’s Shoes, Nutrition, Retailers, Running Events, Running Publications, Technology and Favourite Charity.

Everydayhero is the headline 2015 award sponsor, with additional partner sponsors including Gallowglass Group and Skechers Performance™ Division.

Voting Closing Dates:
Magazine & Website, Book and Non-Magazine website have closed and been announced
Most categories will close from the 27th March
Event voting will close on the 22nd April
Favourite Charity will close on the 24th April at 10pm

The organisers:
The Running Awards in association with everydayhero is organised by Reality Ltd who specialise in designing, staging and producing a wide variety of live events across a diverse range of industries, from awards and conferences to music and red carpet events.

Reality was founded 24 years ago and has steadily built up a great client base, producing over 40 shows a year. Awards ceremonies recently produced by Reality Ltd in the UK include The Amnesty International Media Awards, the Grierson Documentary Awards for Sky, Global Fashion Awards, UK Music Video Awards, Q Awards, T3 Gadget Awards, The Golden Joysticks and the City and Guilds Lion Awards. Reality have staged live debates for Web streaming and TV for the most senior of politicians in the UK on behalf of The Times, Wall Street Journal and International NY Times. Reality’s music events portfolio includes the NME Awards, voted “Best Event” in the recent PPA Connect Awards, the Digital Music Awards, and the Music Video Awards.

Further afield Reality have built and run the technical facilities at The UK Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival for the last three years, run awards and conferences in Hong Kong, Shanghai, San Francisco and many African, Australasian and European destinations.

For more information about Reality Ltd please visit

Website and social media:



Twitter: @RunningAward15


Please contact Breathe Unity for all press, media and blogger enquiries.

We look forward to seeing you on 24th April! 

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