Hey everyone, we have some exciting news for you all!
Firstly, details of the 2019 team has ‘nearly’ (there may be one or two late additions once the entry/payment deadline has elapsed) been finalised and you can read all about this years British Spartathlon runners by visiting the page here and reading the individual runners profiles.
Thanks to some fantastic work by our kit designer Mark with some support from Darren, we are now in a position to reveal the 2019 British Spartathlon Team kit design. I’m sure you will all agree the team will once again look fantastic as a group in Greece later this year.
Emails should be on their way to the runners with details about ordering kit and sizing so please look out for this. If you haven’t received anything, then please contact us at our email address or post a message on the British Spartathlon Team Facebook page and we will be in touch.
The provision of kit would not have been possible without the kind support from a range of sponsors and the team would like to formally thank everyone who has offered sponsorship or support for the 2019 British Spartathlon Team.
Your support is very much appreciated and ensures the British Runners are well represented at this fantastic event, thank you. We would like to take this opportunity to highlight each of our sponsors and service providers.
ULTRAmarathonRunningStore.com is a specialist ultra running store with a range of clothing, gear and equipment selected specifically for ultra runners, both for trail running and road running. We are based near Milton Keynes in the UK countryside and our shop ships internationally too. At Ultramarathon Running Store we want you to shop with confidence and that’s why you’ll find shopping with us is easy, hassle free and reliable. So, from our fast and reliable delivery service through to our easy no-quibble returns policy, we are dedicated to providing ultra runners with the best shopping experience and dependable customer service.
Rathbone Investment Management is one of the leading providers of high-quality personalised investment management services for private clients, charities and trustees. We are here to help you look forward with confidence.
For over 20 years, Indigo Fitness have been at the forefront of high performance strength training
We set out with the simple goal of creating and manufacturing strong and durable strength training equipment, and over the years we’ve grown and developed into a full-service solution provider, or as we like to call it ‘Creator of Training Spaces’. We strive to push the boundaries of both product and space design, utilising our experience and the latest technologies to deliver the best solutions for our customers.
We Create Training Spaces, We are a UK manufacturer, We are flooring experts.
The Runderwear team is made up of a small group of runners, whose philosophy is built on creating innovative, chafe-free, performance underwear, for their fellow runners.
Runderwear creates underwear that is seamless, moisture-wicking and breathable to ensure every Runderwearer remains comfortable no matter how many miles (or hundreds of miles!) they run.
Runderwear is the official underwear and bra partner of England Athletics and has won Gold at the National Running Awards for the best underwear and socks 2018/19 and 2019/20.
Endure Nutrition is owned by four-time Spartathlon finisher and member of the BST organising team James Ellis.
James is a qualified personal trainer and nutrition scientist with special interests in performance nutrition, weight management, allergies and intolerances, and support for those with long-term illnesses.
Whether you are training for a big race, battling a long-standing condition or want help with ideas to better feed your family, James can support those efforts with evidence-based strategies.
For ultra runners good nutrition is supremely important. Gastrointestinal issues has been proven to be the number one reason people DNF in big races. To get a highly personalised programme to support and enhance your race efforts, get in touch. We treat all our clients with a holistic, functional medicine approach that looks at your overall lifestyle and diet to help you reach greater heights in your performance.
Once again GPS tracking website http://www.RaceDrone.net have offered to sponsor the UK Spartathlon team, by offering each runner use of a mini GPS tracker to during the event, so their friends, family and supporters, both in Greece and a home can follow their progress in the race.
The British Spartathlon Team will be tracked during the race using the following link Spartathlon Tracking.
As ultra-marathon coaches daznbone love the shared experiences our running has brought to us. So many great people, such great events and amazing locations around the globe. We are on a mission to help others with their running, health and fitness journeys. If you’d like to make progress with your ultra-running, or need some help taking things to the next level (specialist in AQ standards), get in touch with us today and let’s start this coaching journey together.
Thanks for reading everyone.
Paul, Darren, David, James, Cat.