Organisers of the JCP Swansea Half Marathon have confirmed endurance sports nutrition pioneers Science in Sport (SiS) as the Official Sports Nutrition Partner for their 3rd race on Sunday 26th June 2016.
SiS backs many elite endurance events, and the JCP Swansea Half Marathon now forms part of its exclusive sponsorship portfolio.
Runners will be fuelled with SiS GO Isotonic Energy Gels at mile 6 and mile 9, and SiS REGO Rapid Recovery sachets will be available in the goody bags at the finish ready to be mixed, to help runners replenish their energy stores and to promote the rebuilding of muscle tissue.
Race Director David Martin-Jewell commented: “We are excited to announce that SiS is the Official Sports Nutrition Partner for the JCP Swansea Half Marathon 2016. As runners ourselves we are big fans of the brand and its unrivalled knowledge and expertise in sports nutrition, and we are thrilled that our runners will be fuelled by SiS at the 2016 race.”
“The JCP Swansea Half Marathon is going from strength to strength and we are proud to add SiS as the latest high profile partner to the race, giving extra value to our runners.”
Ashley Read, Marketing Director for SiS, said: “We’re delighted to be partnering with the JCP Swansea Half Marathon. Cementing our position as THE BRAND for runners is a key part of our strategy in 2016, both in the UK and internationally. The JCP Swansea Half Marathon has been growing participation each year and we’re looking forward to really adding value to the runners’ preparation and race day experience.”
The JCP Swansea Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 26th June 2016 on fully closed roads and is quickly becoming a firm favourite amongst the running community. The flat fast course is perfect for beginners, first time half marathon runners and charity runners, whilst attracting a large elite field from Wales and beyond to #RunSwansea. The race is also a finalist at The Running Awards for the second year in a row and it keeps growing in both size and popularity.
Starting and finishing in the city centre, the route takes runners along Swansea Bay to The Mumbles and back, featuring six miles of stunning coastline, beautiful views and fantastic crowd support. A total of 8,000 places are available for 2016.
The team behind the JCP Swansea Half Marathon continue to work with their founding sponsor JCP Solicitors, and long term partners that include; Compare Insurance, Matthews & Co, The Big Heart of Swansea & HMT Sancta Maria. ASICS is the Official Sports Training Partner and SiS the Official Sports Nutrition Partner for the race.