Sweatshop unveils official footwear partner and much anticipated Reading race T-shirt

Reading T 2018 medal

Race organisers Sweatshop, has today announced Skechers Performance as their official footwear brand partner for the 2018 Sage Reading Half Marathon and Ikano Bank Robin Hood Marathon events. 

Go like never before® with Skechers Performance’

With the motto to Go Like Never Before® Skechers Performance’s goal is to provide the best and most innovative footwear and apparel in the market today and into the future. A range of performance footwear will be showcased at both the 2018 events. Judith Manson, Sweatshop’s Race Director, said: “We are all really looking forward to this year’s events and are delighted to have teamed up with such a prestigious brand as Skechers Performance for the 2018 races. Both Reading and Nottingham have an electric atmosphere with huge local support lining the routes and in the race village and we can’t wait to welcome more runners, seasoned elites and beginners to the start lines in March and September.”

Brett Worth, Skechers Performance Marketing Manager, said: “We are extremely excited about the partnership with the Sage Reading Half Marathon and Ikano Bank Robin Hood Marathon events. The partnership cements our continued commitment to the performance category and is ideally suited for our long-term Skechers Performance strategy. We look forward to seeing runners of all abilities on the start and finish lines.”



The official, limited edition, race t-shirt for 2018 Sage Reading Half Marathon has also been revealed today. With a choice of blue short sleeve (£12.00) or black long sleeve (£14.00), runners can line up at the start line on Sunday 18 March wearing their new high-performance, moisture management t-shirt with pride. Both styles available in sizes S-XXL for women and S-XL for men. 


Purchase your t-shirt ahead of race day www.readinghalfmarathon.com
– order online when you enter the race to receive your t-shirt in your race pack. For those already entered, visit the ‘Amend Your Entry’ page on the website and follow the instructions.


The countdown is on for two of the most anticipated races in the 2018 running calendar:


March 18th - Sage Reading Half Marathon, bag your race spot today: www.readinghalfmarathon.com


September 30th - Ikano Bank Robin Hood Marathon Events, race entries are open and exciting new t-shirt design coming soon www.robinhoodhalfmarathon.co.uk