The Great Run Company Announces 2XU Parntership

The worldโ€™s number one high performance compression brand, 2XU has been named as the official compression sportswear partner of three major running events staged by the UKs biggest mass participation events company, Great Run.

Building on partnerships with some of the worldโ€™s best sportsmen and women, 2XU will now be supporting participants in the brand new Stirling Scottish Marathon and Birmingham International Marathon as well as the well established Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run.

Mike Martin, Sales and Marketing Manger at 2XU said, โ€œBuilding on our heritage in running is a key focus for us, so weโ€™re very happy to be working with the Great Run Company in Stirling and Birmingham.

โ€œWeโ€™re looking forward to showing all 40,000 participants how 2XU compression can help them have their best run.โ€

Nicky Homes, commercial director of the Great Run Company said, โ€œWeโ€™re delighted to welcome such an exciting and innovative brand on board, and look forward to working with them this year.โ€

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About The Great Run Company

The Great Run Series is the worldโ€™s favourite run with over 230,000 participants a year taking part. The events programme stretches across the UK from Aberdeen to Portsmouth offering a full range of distances from 5k through to the half marathon. A full range of online training services are available from Great Run Training. Great Run Local is a series of weekly events staged in our key cities. All designed to provide the support and advice for participants of all abilities to achieve their personal goal. To find out more about the events and services provided by Great Run and its partners visit