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Intersport to host Intersport Sport to the People Drinks Reception at The 2016 Running Awards

Intersport UK announced as Official Partner of The 2016 Running Awards

The organisers of The Running Awards have confirmed Intersport UK as an official partner of the 2016 awards.

The international sporting goods retailer will be hosting the popular networking drinks reception for VIP and B2B guests, which takes place in the main bar prior to the start of the awards ceremony and which has been named Intersport Sport to the People Drinks Reception.

The 3rd edition of The Running Awards takes place on Friday 22nd April 2016 at indigo at The O2 in London. The Running Awards is THE independent annual awards ceremony celebrating the best of running and its culture, with runners and consumers nominating and voting for their favourite products, brands, publications, sports retailers, charities and events.

550 A-list industry figures as well as 600 running enthusiasts from the running community and 100 key running press and fitness bloggers will witness the best in the industry, as independently voted for by runners, being awarded the sought-after Running Awards trophies in April.

The shortlists for The 2016 Running Awards were unveiled in December, with the top 12 in each category announced and the 2nd stage of voting now open. The full shortlists can be viewed on the website .

Paul Corrick, co-founder of The Running Awards commented: “We are excited to announce Intersport UK as Official Partner and host of the popular VIP B2B drinks reception for The Running Awards. It is great to be working closely with the renowned international sporting goods retailer, and we are very grateful for the support by Intersport.

“2016 will be the biggest yet by far and we are proud to hear that the awards are described as ‘the Oscars of the running world’ by the industry and runners alike.”

General Manager of Intersport UK, Tom Foley said: “We are proud to be officially connected to The Running Awards and we are looking forward to celebrating the best of running and its culture in April.

“With a philosophy of ‘Sport to the People’ Intersport has the worldwide leading position in the performance sporting goods retail market, and this partnership proves our passion to support the sports industry, our associated retailers and customers.”

A new attendee registration system is provided by Eventbrite for The 2016 Running Awards, and registration for B2B VIP dining is open through the platform now. Please go to for further details.

The cost is £295+VAT per person and includes entry to the Intersport Sport to the People drinks and networking reception, 3 Course VIP Dining with food by Gaucho and half a bottle of wine per head, The Running Awards 2016, after party and access to the VIP bar for post awards networking.

Sports Insight readers receive an exclusive 20% discount, reducing the cost to £236+VAT, until 19th February. Please contact The Running Awards directly by emailing the Editor of The Running Awards, Sam Corrick, at or by phoning 01580 292 033 to reserve your seat or table with the 20% Sports Insight discount.

Go to for further information about The 2016 Running Awards, to vote and to secure your seat and be a part of the awards evening.

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