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UKRunChat in partnership with Plantronics


UKRunChat, ‘the facilitator of chat about all things running’, has announced a new partnership with global communications company Plantronics.

Plantronics wireless sport headphones and earbuds are a popular choice amongst runners. The brand’s best-selling products include BackBeat FIT wireless sport headphones. All earphones provide audio quality, a stable, comfortable fit and sweatproof durability, making them a choice for runners wanting a distraction-free workout.

For UKRunChat, the 12-month partnership with Plantronics is the latest in a series of partnerships announced for 2019. UKRunChat has collaborated with a number of running-related brands and companies in order to increase its offering and provide additional benefits to its many thousands of members.

Other recently announced partners include Charity Partner Macmillan Cancer Support, online sports retailer Pro:Direct, life insurance provider Fitness Rewards, distribution business 2pure, fitness and lifestyle brand Runr, professional physiotherapists C S Physio and treatment finding service Sports Injury Fix.

With an engaged community and an impressive online reach, UKRunChat is a well-knonw name within the UK running industry. UKRunChat claims some of the highest engagement stats in the UK, with a reach averaging between 12-15 million every 48 hours on Twitter and up to 20,000 unique handles across Instagram, Facebook and Twitter every month.

UKRunChat is a platform for runners of all levels and interests, providing a space for members to chat, provide support and share tips on the sport they love. For beginners through to experienced, ultra-distance runners and all kinds of running professionals, it is also home to the popular UKRunChat hour, a twice-weekly chat on Twitter.

Joe Williams, Director of UKRunChat, said, “We are delighted to announce a 12-month partnership with Plantronics and are looking forward to working together for the benefit of the UKRunChat community. We are committed to partnering with relevant, forward-thinking brands within the running industry and hope that many of our members will gain from this exciting new collaboration.”

Julian Brignol, Consumer Channel Marketing Manager UK & Ireland at Plantronics, added, “We are proud to partner with UKRunChat, a leading community and influence within the running industry, and look forward to sharing information and advice about the best audio solutions for runners. It will be a privilege to develop our partnership over the coming months for the benefit of all involved.”



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