Keswick Mountain Festival (KMF) has confirmed that new trade sponsors and exhibitors have signed up to be part of the 2018 festival. Adidas TERREX and Jack Wolfskin have both agreed to sponsor elements of the festival this year, adding to a growing list of brands that are supporting the event.
Timothy Taylor and Blacks return as festival partners, as official beer sponsor and official retailer. Other returning sponsors include Ordnance Survey as official mapping partner and Salomon, Summit to Eat and Suunto, while a long list of established and new exhibitors will also be at the event.
Supporting the festival for the first time will be the climbing, trail running, mountain biking and multi-mountain sports brand Adidas TERREX, new sponsor of the, 5K, 10K, 25K and 50K trail runs. Festival organisers are finalising the details of a new attraction that will be sponsored by Jack Wolfskin, which will be unveiled soon.
Timothy Taylor and Blacks both plan to build on their existing partnerships with Keswick Mountain Festival. Last year, Timothy Taylor doubled bar capacity in the Festival Village and will return with dedicated bars in 2018 and a large selection of cask ales and other refreshments. Blacks will once again bring its outdoor retail expertise to Crow Park, with a festival shop stocking a wide selection of clothing, footwear, tents, equipment and camping accessories from some of the world’s biggest outdoor brands, plus activities, special offers, competitions and giveaways. Ordnance Survey has been a long-term supporter of Keswick Mountain Festival and will continue as official mapping partner, showcasing elements of its huge #GetOutside campaign during the event.
Nicola Meadley, Keswick Mountain Festival director, comments: “We are delighted to welcome Adidas TERREX and Jack Wolfskin to Keswick Mountain Festival. They join a line-up of brands that are household names and really resonate with outdoor and sports enthusiasts. Their commitment, alongside Timothy Taylor, Blacks Outdoor, Ordnance Survey and many others, is a clear sign of the growing reputation and reach of our festival. We’re really looking forward to working closely with all partners, including many local businesses, to deliver another very special outdoor event in this stunning Cumbrian setting.”