Company Profile RacingThePlanet (UK)
Beyond Marathon are pleased to announce an exciting partnership in 2014 with RacingthePlanet, for all of our ultramarathon events. This partnership will bring benefits to all our event participants. RacingthePlanet needs no introduction to most ultra distance runners, as a premium global brand in the sport. If you are a competitor in any of our races this year you’ll hear more about this soon.
Founded in 2002, RacingThePlanet provide the best outdoor equipment, clothing and nutrition through our worldwide online store with more than 250 brands (such as 2XU, Canada Goose, Garmin, The North Face, Injinji, Icebreaker, RaidLight) and over 26,000 products . The RacingThePlanet and 4 Deserts series provide the ultimate testing ground for endurance racing, outdoor, and rugged technology products. The expertise and knowledge gathered by RacingThePlanet and our participants enables us to credibly identify the most reliable, useful, innovative and lightweight outdoor products , footwear , Gadgets & Electronics , energy bars & gels, outdoor clothing , Bags and backpacks available and ship them worldwide. With selections made and guidance given by considering activity, terrain and events, RacingThePlanet’s international online store is the top resource for endurance racers and outdoor enthusiasts in the world (products are shipped from warehouses in both Hong Kong and the United Kingdom).
World’s first truly global store: based on the edge of China, we source the best products from around the world whether it’s in Vietnam, the United States, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom, Spain or Korea.
World’s leading gear experts: our staff lives and breathes the outdoors – many are champions in their field.
Field tested: our products are constantly tested in the world’s harshest climates and terrain from the Gobi Desert of China to the Atacama of Chile to Antarctica…we carry only clothing and gear that work.
One-stop shopping: save on postage by getting everything you need for any activity, whether it’s competing in an Ironman, running an ultramarathon or climbing one of the Seven Summits.
Expert gear lists: we tell you what you need for any activity saving you the research time and the costs of returning items that don’t work.
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Key Features of RacingThePlanet, The Outdoor Store:
— Approximately 26,000 different products available all tried and tested by runners for runners
— More than 250 top outdoor brands
— UK office and warehouse
— Fast Shipping and Delivery: Standard: 1 to 3 days for most UK destinations
— Free shipping in the UK for orders over £10.00 Only £3.50 for orders under £10.00, next day delivery for £8.65
— One-stop shop: Save time and money by getting everything you need for any activity, whether it’s competing in a running event, an ultramarathon or climbing one of the Seven Summits.
— Leading gear experts: Our customers and staff live and breathe the outdoors – many are champions in their field. Customers and staff provide product reviews and expert advice to help you make that all-important buying decision.
— Outstanding customer service: Real athletes with speedy, multilingual responses to inquiries by both email and live chat. Get expert advice on any gear or clothing any day or time.