Brooks Running Extends Partnership as the Official Apparel and Footwear Provider of P3R’s Year-Round Calendar of Events
January 7, 2020
Over the past three years, Brooks has partnered with P3R to bring the best to Pittsburgh’s runners, and will excitedly continue the partnership through 2022
PITTSBURGH (January 7, 2020) – P3R and Brooks Running announced another three-year partnership as part of both companies’ efforts to bring the very best of the running industry to Pittsburgh. Brooks will continue to showcase their expertise as the official Apparel and Footwear Provider for all of P3R’s races, including (but not limited to) the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events, Fleet Feet Liberty Mile, EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler, GAP Relay presented by UPMC Health Plan, and the FlyBy 5K presented by CNX Resources.
“The Brooks Running team is excited to continue our partnership with P3R by being the Official Apparel and Footwear Sponsor for all events,” said Brooks Event Marketing Manager, Stevie Jones. “We’re looking forward to continuing to grow our relationship with the Pittsburgh community by offering custom shoe launches and more.”
Through this partnership, P3R will offer participants at the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events the opportunity to purchase Brooks co-branded gear, such as a finisher jacket and other training gear. Brooks will also continue the tradition of creating an official Pittsburgh-themed running shoe that celebrates the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon with its black and gold colors. The Pittsburgh-edition of the Brooks Launch 7 is scheduled to release in Spring 2020.
“Brooks is an iconic brand in the running community, which makes this partnership really special to us,” said Troy Schooley, P3R CEO. “Both P3R and Brooks are focused on creating an unforgettable experience for our runners, so we love teaming up and achieving this together.”
Each year, more than 50,000 runners from all 50 states and 20 countries participate in P3R’s signature races. The 2020 schedule of events includes the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler, Fleet Feet Liberty Mile and the GAP Relay presented by UPMC Health Plan. For more information about P3R events, visit: P3R.org.
P3R is the engine behind Pittsburgh’s greatest races. We strive to inspire any and all to run with us. Best known for organizing the acclaimed annual DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, P3R runs a variety of other high-quality races, events, and health and fitness programs throughout the Pittsburgh region. While many of our races attract some of the nation’s highest-profile professional athletes, we offer activities for all ages and ability levels. Anyone and everyone is invited to #RUNwithP3R! Read more at: P3R.org
About Brooks Running Company
Brooks Running Company sells its performance footwear, apparel, run 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 http://www.brooksrunning.com/ for more information or follow us on Twitter (@brooksrunning) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/brooksrunning).