How to Get Running Sponsorship – Part 2

Securing a sponsorship deal in any sport is not easy, and in the case of running many athletes find it immensely difficult to find somebody that is prepared to help them with their careers. Having said this, in part one of our blog we demonstrated that the fit has to be right between the runner and the sponsor for…

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How to Get Running Sponsorship – Part 1

Sponsors look at many qualities when they are thinking of investing in an athlete, and surprisingly it is not always the fastest runner that they invest in. The days of companies purely being happy with their runners ending up on the podium are gone. An athlete looking for sponsorship in today’s multimedia world not only has to win races…

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The Most Memorable Olympic Track Moments in History – Part 2

The second part of our blog to highlight the most memorable modern moments of the Olympic Games touches on Seb Coe in 1980 and the sprinting duel in 1988 between Carl Lewis and Ben Johnson. Most of the highlights we have chosen are more modern purely because of the media coverage that went viral across the globe. 1980 –…

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The Most Memorable Olympic Track Moments in History – Part 1

Once every four years the biggest sporting event in the world takes place, namely the Olympic Games. The Olympics attracts the best athletes in the world and throughout history some of the most memorable sporting moments have happened at Olympic Games. The Olympics brings out the most competitive attitudes from athletes and there have been epic rivalries, controversy and…

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The Greatest Long-Distance Runners of All Time – Part 2

The second part of our epic marathon to find the greatest long-distance runners of all time follows on from part one when our focus was on Haile Gebrselassie, Paavo Nurmi, Emil Zatopek and Said Aouita. These were some of the greatest runners of all time and in this blog, we look at even more top athletes who had the…

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The Greatest Long-Distance Runners of All Time – Part 1

Long distance running has thrown up some of the greatest athletes the world has ever seen, because of the pure difficulty of the event, spectators realize the commitment and the dedication needed to perform at the highest level of long distance running. Marathon running, and 5 & 10K races, have captured the imagination of audiences throughout the world and…

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