News - 5th June 2023
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Compeed become Official Blister Plaster Partner of parkrun

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We are delighted to welcome Compeed to the parkrun family as the first official blister plaster of parkrun!


The new partnership aims to encourage and support the public to embrace active and healthy lifestyles, something Compeed (a Perrigo owned entity) has been facilitating for over 40 years thanks to its market-leading skin healing technology.


As part of the partnership, Compeed will visit parkrun events around the UK and Ireland offering blister prevention and management tips to parkrunner. Providing advice on how to maintain healthy and happy feet while pursuing an active lifestyle, as well as opportunities to sample Compeed products.


Richard Holme, Vice President & General Manager of Perrigo UK said: “At Compeed, we’re dedicated to helping people embrace life by providing high-quality skin-healing solutions that give them the confidence to tackle adventures big and small.


“We know that blisters can be a frustrating obstacle for anyone who wants to be active, and we’re excited to be able to support parkrunners and parkwalkers through our new partnership.”


Russ Jefferys, parkrun CEO said: “We’re thrilled to announce our new three-year partnership with Compeed, the blister plaster specialists. We’re fanatical about making physical activity accessible and enjoyable for everyone so this partnership is a perfect fit.”


“Compeed’s expertise and products will be a valuable addition to our events and help us to support our participants in achieving their goals.”


For more information about Compeed’s new partnership with parkrun, click here.

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