General sponsors of the championship


Suunto - Conquer new territory

Suunto was founded in 1936 by Tuomas Vohlonen, a Finnish orienteer and inventor of the liquid-filled field compass. Since then Suunto has been at the forefront of design and innovation for sports watches, dive computers and instruments used by adventure seekers all over the globe. From the highest mountains to the deepest oceans, Suunto physically and mentally equips outdoor adventurers to conquer new territory.
Suunto's headquarters and manufacturing plant is in Vantaa, Finland. Employing more than 400 people worldwide, Suunto products are sold in over 100 countries. The company is a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation along with its sister brands Salomon, Arc'teryx, Atomic, Wilson, Precor and Mavic.


Salomon - Designed for freedom

Salomon was born in 1947 in the heart of the French Alps and the birthplace of modern alpinism. Driven by passion for skiing and design innovation, Francois Salomon and his son George designed and perfected many of the first modern ski bindings.
During the following 65 years, Salomon's commitment to innovative design and passion for mountain sports created a vast range of revolutionary new concepts in bindings, boots, skis and apparel for both alpine and nordic skiing and brought innovative solutions to footwear, apparel and equipment for snowboarding, adventure racing, mountaineering, hiking, trail running, and many other sports.
Through performance driven design, Salomon delivers innovation and progression to mountain sports; converting new ideas into action and expanding the limits of possibility. Salomon's heritage, culture, and commitment are tied together by one simple concept: the world’s leading mountain people creating the world’s leading mountain product. Salomon is headquartered in Annecy, in France.

Sponsors of the championship


At Saucony, we exist for runners.

Runners inspire us, bring us new ideas, force us to be better. They drive our design and engineering. They keep us competitive. They keep us hungry. They keep us honest.
Whether it's in a conference room or out on a lunchtime run, we're constantly talking about and arguing about our sport, runners and the products that fuel them. We love our products and we run in everything we make.
This focus and passion fuels us as we strive to create the best running shoes and apparel on the planet. We leave work each day knowing we've done everything to make runners' lives just a little bit better.
At Saucony, a good day is when we get to run.
A great day is when we inspire someone else to run.

The running laboratory Runlab

The running laboratory Runlab - first equipment center in Russia, which professional selected running shoes.

Selection is carried out using special equipment that allows you to trace the running technique and biomechanics of the human. As a result, testing indicates appropriate models and does not make a mistake in choosing running shoes.
In the center of RunLab features products such sports brands such as Asics, Mizuno, Newline, Salomon, Brooks, Saucony, Odlo, Polar, Suunto, Kayak and others. Here you can find everything from watches and heart rate monitor, glasses and sports nutrition, to clothes for running in the summer or winter, as well as for fitness.
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