Brooks will be the official footwear and apparel sponsor for the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler and GNC Live Well Liberty Mile
P3R announced a new 3-year partnership with Brooks Running Company that designates Brooks as the official footwear and apparel sponsor of P3R’s signature races, including the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, GNC Live Well Liberty Mile and EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler.
“Partnering with P3R is an exciting opportunity for Brooks as we continue to engage with and inspire runners everywhere,” said Brooks Senior Manager of U.S. Marketing Matt Weiss. “The DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon and other P3R series events represent some of the marquee running events in the Pittsburgh area, and we’re excited to bring Run Happy to everyone who participates in them.”
As part of the agreement, P3R and Brooks will offer DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon participants the opportunity to purchase Brooks finisher jackets and select training gear. Brooks will also have a large presence throughout P3R’s signature race series, including the GNC Live Well Pittsburgh Health and Fitness Expo.
“We are thrilled to partner with Brooks to offer our running community premier finisher and training apparel,” said Troy Schooley, P3R Director of Sponsorship. “Just like P3R, Brooks is fully committed to providing the experience that runners want. They truly understand the transformative power of running.”
Each year more than 40,000 runners from all 50 states and 20 countries participate in P3R’s signature races. The 2016-17 schedule of events includes 4th EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler (Sunday, Nov. 6), 9th DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon (Sunday, May 5-7) and GNC Live Well Liberty Mile (TBD 2017). For more information about P3R events, visit: www.P3R.org.
About Brooks Running Company
Brooks Running Company sells its performance footwear, apparel, sports bras and accessories in more than 50 countries worldwide. Brooks’ purpose is to inspire everyone to run and be active by creating innovative gear designed to keep runners running longer, farther and faster. This purpose is supported by Brooks’ Run Happy philosophy, a quest to celebrate and champion the sport of running and all runners everywhere. Founded 1914, Brooks is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and is headquartered in Seattle. Visit www.brooksrunning.com for more information.