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Great North Run 2018

This weekend, the World’s largest half marathon took place on the streets of Newcastle.
Starting at Exhibition Park, crossing the city across to Gateshead and heading out towards the coast of South Shields, the Great North Run once again proved to be one of the staple mass participation events of the UK.
We were delighted to provide the official merchandise for the Great North Run, ranging from jackets and base-layers to technical t-shirts and running vests. We developed a bespoke online shop, and we were at both the Pasta Party and finish line with our official range of running apparel. With the event now over, we’ve re-enabled all products for delivery! You can browse the range by clicking here.
It’s not just the Great North Run. We work with mass participation events of all sizes to provide branding, retail merchandise, finisher t-shirts and medals, including the Threshold Trail Series, Castle Triathlon Series and Human Race events. Effectively, Scimitar are the one-stop solution for marathons and running events.
Besides the official merchandise for the Great North Run, we were proud to see thousands of Scimitar running vests worn by a number of charities. That’s over £250,000 raised by fundraisers in Scimitar running apparel! From Alzheimer’s Society and Breast Cancer Now to Hibbs Lupus Trust and Help for Heroes, Scimitar work with charities of all sizes to create running vests and custom apparel.
Why so many charities? Our charity running vests and charity running t-shirts are designed to be comfortable, vibrant and highly-wicking to ensure optimal performance when it’s required the most. We have a number of options and specifications available for our products, while ensuring we’re able to hit budgets and order quantities between 10 units & up to 250,000 units.
To find out more about custom running apparel from Scimitar, email sales@scimitarsports.com, call us on 01905 425324 or speak to the team on live chat.

This weekend, the World’s largest half marathon took place on the streets of Newcastle.
Starting at Exhibition Park, crossing the city across to Gateshead and heading out towards the coast of South Shields, the Great North Run once again proved to be one of the staple mass participation events of the UK.
We were delighted to provide the official merchandise for the Great North Run, ranging from jackets and base-layers to technical t-shirts and running vests. We developed a bespoke online shop, and we were at both the Pasta Party and finish line with our official range of running apparel. With the event now over, we’ve re-enabled all products for delivery! You can browse the range by clicking here.
It’s not just the Great North Run. We work with mass participation events of all sizes to provide branding, retail merchandise, finisher t-shirts and medals, including the Threshold Trail Series, Castle Triathlon Series and Human Race events. Effectively, Scimitar are the one-stop solution for marathons and running events.
Besides the official merchandise for the Great North Run, we were proud to see thousands of Scimitar running vests worn by a number of charities. That’s over £250,000 raised by fundraisers in Scimitar running apparel! From Alzheimer’s Society and Breast Cancer Now to Hibbs Lupus Trust and Help for Heroes, Scimitar work with charities of all sizes to create running vests and custom apparel.
Why so many charities? Our charity running vests and charity running t-shirts are designed to be comfortable, vibrant and highly-wicking to ensure optimal performance when it’s required the most. We have a number of options and specifications available for our products, while ensuring we’re able to hit budgets and order quantities between 10 units & up to 250,000 units.
To find out more about custom running apparel from Scimitar, email sales@scimitarsports.com, call us on 01905 425324 or speak to the team on live chat.

On, we honourably mention cancer charities we work with that are indefinitely trying to make the world a better place for us all. @pancreaticcanuk | @breastcancernow | @bloodwise | @neccr_fund | @helen_rollason_cancer_charity | @teensunitefightingcancer | @prostatecanceruk & the many, many more. Thank you🎗
Recycled Sportswear
Planning or developing a Sustainability Policy for your charity, event or sports team? Lead the way with Scimitar. Add our (industry-first) recycled polyester options for custom sportswear to your checklist in 2020
Custom Medals
What’s the best medal you’ve received at a or event? ⬇️ Here’s one of our favourites for @runequinox24
George Furbank
Despite the 24-17 defeat at the, it was great to see George Furbank make his debut for @EnglandRugby. George played his first rugby at, who we supply kit for in the Midlands 3 E(S). This is the true meaning of homegrown talent
@stamfordstriders30k with @make_repost ・・・ Tested out the new @stamfordstriders30k shirt for upcoming race this afternoon with a run through the very muddy fields. Managed to keep the shirt clean but not the boots
@nmu1982 with @make_repost ・・・ 😍Event kit has landed! 🟠⚫️⚪️ We’re ready to take on whatever events 2020 throws our way! Brokers, want to join our in aid of @mindcharity? Whether it’s running, cycling, walking or skydiving, there’s some NMU kit in it for you for participating. Contact your local DU for more details
It’s your last chance to get 25% off @castletriathlonseries events! Whether you’re interested in the main triathlon events, Swim Series or the Run Series, there’s an event & location for everyone! We’re proud to be the official merchandise partners for the Series. Discount ends on 31/01. Browse the events on the series
Want your @winterrunseries merchandise ready for the event? Make sure you order by midnight on Sunday (the 2nd) to get it delivered before the event. The technical t-shirts are now made with 100% recycled polyester! ♻️ Shop the full range at humanraceshop.com
Have you signed up for Bike Oxford 2020? Make sure you remember to order your official cycle jersey! Shop now: scimitarevents.com
It’s been great to see more running clubs, mass participation events & charities interested in our award winning custom kit! Come and have a chat with our custom kit specialists on stand E70 at the @nationalrunningshow today
Custom Running Kit Specialists
Are you at the @nationalrunningshow today looking for advice about custom sportswear? Make sure you come and have a chat with us on Stand E70! We are showcasing some of our products for clubs and mass participation events
Check out this great interview with @susie_chan_ and the @nationalrunningshow event team. It features how all the Technical T-Shirt that we created for the team are made with up to seven recycled plastic bottles! ♻️ If you’re interested in custom Technical T-Shirts, make sure you come and find us on Stand E70
This time tomorrow we’ll be pretty much set up for the @nationalrunningshow event at the @necbirmingham! Here’s a to last year’s show! Make sure you come and see us for advice on anything from winter running club kit and charity fundraising running vests/t-shirts to our latest recycled innovations
Fancy a £10 @scimitarshop Online Gift Card? To find out how to enter, visit out Facebook page @ ScimitarSports
They’ve done it! 🇬🇧 @atlanticambition have completed their row of the Atlantic Ocean in 39 days, 7 hours and 41 minutes. After rowing 3000 miles non-stop across the Atlantic (from Tenerife to Antigua), the team finished an impressive 11th out of 35 teams! A massive achievement, well done guys! 👏 📸 @atlanticcampaigns
GET IN ROTH! 🏉 @rotherhamtitans beat @birminghammoseleyrugby 22-20 on Saturday in front of a vocal Clifton Lane. The battle to stay up is not over quite yet. Read the full match report at titans-rugby.com 📸 Gareth Siddons
Rop Pope Running The Distance Run Robla Roun
Another of our friends will be talking at the @nationalrunningshow! @run.robla.run will be speaking on the Ultra Stage with a talk titled ‘Do You Want To Be A Record Breaker?
It has been great working with @nuclearraces again on this years custom apparel. Check out the new Technical Vest for Oblivion X 2020. With only one month left, make sure you sign up now @nuclearraces with @make_repost ・・・ ✅❎ Decision time … . . . May 17th’s OBLIVION ❌ personalised, numbered & technical vest is purple 💜 this year & supplied by award winning sportswear experts. With less than 200 produced it’s major bragging rights … . . . 8.5hrs • 12k laps. One month left to sign up before this event closes. Link in bio to book

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