Mizuno enters into an agreement with Midnight Runners, a running community with a global reach.
Peachtree Corners, GA – (February 20, 2023) – Mizuno, a global leader in sports apparel and equipment, and Midnight Runners announce a joint agreement, paving the way for Mizuno to become the official sponsor from February 2023 through January 2026.
Commenting on the upcoming partnership with Mizuno, Julie Hambleton, Crew Support, Social Media Manager, and Community Builder from Midnight Runners, states, “Our goal at Midnight Runners has and always will be to bring accessible, fun fitness to as many people around the world as we can in a way that connects those people to each other and to their city. We’re very excited to be working with Mizuno to continue to spread the joy and magic of running.”
By supporting the Midnight Runners’ activities, Mizuno aims to spread the joy of running and connect people around the world while putting into practice its corporate philosophy of “contributing to society through the advancement of sporting goods and the promotion of sports” and spreading the Mizuno Running slogan; “All runners. All runs.” Mizuno Corporation’s Global Corporate & Marketing Office Senior Manager, Kojiro Sampei, is thrilled to announce the partnership with Midnight Runners, “Running is one of the most important categories for Mizuno’s global business strategy. We are very pleased to announce this agreement with Midnight Runners, as it will not only increase Mizuno’s brand presence in major cities around the world but will highlight Mizuno’s commitment to celebrating diversity by bringing people together through the power of sport.”
The three-year agreement commences on February 2023 and ends in January 2026.
About Midnight Runners
Midnight Runners is a social network founded in London in 2015 and has evolved into a global social network of runners that meet weekly after-hours for a “boot camp” group run (5-10 km), regardless of the background or athletic ability of participants. Currently, the club’s activities have expanded to 15 major cities*1 around the world. Volunteer “crew captains” are assigned at each location and are responsible for planning and executing each event. There are approximately 80,000 annual participants. The club’s brand value is “We exist to connect people from diverse backgrounds and enrich lives through the shared joy of running together.”
*1: New York (USA), Boston (USA), Los Angeles (USA), San Francisco (USA), Toronto (Canada), London (UK), Paris (France), Berlin (Germany), Barcelona (Spain), Sydney (Australia), Hong Kong (China), Mexico City (Mexico), Bogota (Colombia), Santiago (Chile), Buenos Aires (Argentina).
For further information on Midnight Runners, visit their website www.midnightrunners.com
About Mizuno USA:
Mizuno USA, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mizuno Corporation, one of the largest specialty sporting goods manufacturers in the world. Mizuno USA, Inc. manufactures and distributes golf, baseball, softball, running, volleyball, swimming, and tennis equipment, apparel, and footwear for North America. Mizuno USA, Inc. is based in Peachtree Corners, GA.