Half marathon sponsor deal

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A SPORTSWEAR manufacturer has announced its backing again for the Sig Insulations Sheffield Half Marathon, due to take place in May.

Japanese firm Mizuno will be the Sheffield Half Marathon’s official race partner for the second year running.

Margaret Lilley, chairwoman of the Sheffield Half Marathon organising committee, said: “We are thrilled that Mizuno have returned for the second year to show their support for the race.

“It really highlights the Sheffield Half as one of the prestigious events in the running calendar.”

Up to 10,000 runners are expected to take part in the half marathon which takes place on May 12, starting at Don Valley Stadium.