Swiss running brand On have been confirmed as the headline sponsor for the 2019 Shrewsbury Half Marathon. They will be supported by retail partner Up & Running.
Swiss brand On are famous for their uniquely designed cushioned running shoes that ensure the wearer has a soft landing whatever the terrain. Since their inception in 2010, they have acquired a loyal fan base in all corners of the globe and their shoes are available from stockists in over 50 countries.
Back for a second year and working alongside On is specialist retailer Up & Running. They will have a stand in the race village selling clothing and accessories from a range of brands and staff on hand to offer advice. In addition to this, their Social Run Group will provide a pacing team to help people achieve their targets. Their success at the Shrewsbury Half Marathon has resulted in an extended partnership with UK Run Events into 2020.
The On Shrewsbury Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 6 October and has plenty to offer runners of all ages and abilities. It starts and finishes at the Shropshire County Showground complete with a ‘Run On Clouds’ arch courtesy of the headline sponsor. The single lap route on closed roads passes through the medieval town of Shrewsbury and its enthusiastic crowds and into the attractive Shropshire countryside.
Other highlights include a top-notch race village complete with live music, free pre and post-race massages, bespoke medal and technical t-shirt, goody bag and free race photographs. There is also a Family 1.1 Mile for children.