Deep Heat and Deep Freeze sponsor of the 2020 Great Ireland Run
Deep Heat and Deep Freeze, Ireland’s go-to heat and freeze pain relief therapy brands, have become the title sponsor of the 2020 Great Ireland Run which will take place in the Phoenix Park, Dublin on Sunday, April 5th. The event will be called the Deep Heat Deep Freeze Great Ireland Run.
Set in the iconic surroundings of Europe’s largest urban park, the Deep Heat Deep Freeze Great Ireland Run offers participants a truly inspiring celebration of running through the spectacular natural surroundings of a park filled with a rich history and natural beauty. The Run is Ireland’s largest mixed 10k road race and is open to runners, joggers and walkers of all abilities.
Speaking at the sponsor announcement, Daragh Browne, Athletics Ireland Marketing Manager said: “We are really excited to have title sponsors Deep Heat and Deep Freeze partner with us for the 2020 Great Ireland Run. The Deep Heat and Deep Freeze brands believe in supporting everyone as they work towards achieving their own personal activity goals, and we are sure this will resonate with runners taking part in the event. Over 3,000 have already entered this year’s event and we see huge potential in growing this even further over the coming months with the support of Deep Heat and Deep Freeze.”
Kaye Mackay, Senior Brand Manager for Deep Heat and Deep Freeze said: “We are delighted to be the title sponsor of the 2020 Great Ireland Run. At Deep Heat and Deep Freeze, we are strong supporters of athletics, our vision is to become a trusted training partner to all levels of runners – supporting their training journey through motivation, advice and a range of products that can help with warm-up and cool down – pre and post-race. We see our partnership with the Great Ireland Run as an embodiment of what Deep Heat and Deep Freeze stands for in relation to supporting an active lifestyle.”
An elite field of athletes looks set to compete on April 5th with a National 10K Championship on the line. There will also be a new prize fund up for grabs which is set to be announced in the coming days. This year will see the winner of the 2020 Deep Heat Deep Freeze Great Ireland Run earn International selection* for the European 10,000m Cup in Highgate on June 6th.
Last year’s winner Hiko Tonosa was on hand to help make the sponsorship announcement today and he is once again looking forward to competing at this year’s event, he said: “Last year was my first national title and I look forward to trying to retain it at the Deep Heat Deep Freeze Great Ireland Run on April 5th”.
The Deep Heat Deep Freeze Great Ireland Run is open for entries, for more information visit www.greatirelandrun.ie. If you enter today, for €30 you receive an official AAI measured route, chip-timed event, race t-shirt, medal and finish line goodies. This is the perfect time to #BeYourGreatest.