Winning deals this Black ‘Tri’ Day

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Rewind back to 2015; the ​Business Reporter stated that shoppers spent more than £3.3 billion over Black Friday weekend in the UK as they rushed to take advantage​ ​of​ ​the​ ​bargains.

This Black Friday (24th November), the team at Sponge Marketing will follow suit, grouping together a collective of highly favoured sports brands to bring triathletes a range of exclusive online​ ​deals.

From state-of-the-art active wear to sports equipment and triathlon series; this Black ‘Tri’day gives you everything you need to get your season off to a running, swimming and/or cycling start,​ ​all​ ​at​ ​a​ ​discounted​ ​price.

Black Tri Day



Challenge Roth are offering three slots to its highly coveted triathlon. Each slot is priced at 560€ and is valid until the 30th of November, 2017. If interested, email​ ​where​ ​we​ ​will​ ​raffle​ ​them​ ​off.

Challenge Roth is arguably one of the most sought after sporting events in the world. At a long distance length of 140.6 miles, it promises one of the most physically gruelling challenges in Europe. The race kicks off with a 2.4 mile swim in the Main-Donau-Kanal, followed by a 112 mile course in the countryside and a 26.2 mile run. Jan Frodeno famously shattered​ ​the​ ​record​ ​in​ ​2016​ ​with​ ​a​ ​jaw-dropping​ ​time​ ​of​ ​07:35:39.



Challenge Almere is offering a 20% discount off Long Distance, Middle Distance, and Tri​ ​Togethers​ ​(relay​ ​Middle​ ​or​ ​relay​ ​Long)​ ​races. Just​ ​use​ ​discount​ ​code:​ ​CAA18-BLACKTRIDAY

Challenge Almere is the oldest triathlon race in the world outside of Hawaii and the only one below​ ​sea​ ​level.


Challenge Gran Canaria is offering a one-day only 30% discount for entries into the 2018​ ​event.​ ​Just​ ​use​ ​discount​ ​code:​ ​​1612AXEDGW

Challenge Gran Canaria promises punchy road climbs through its extremely diverse landscape; after you’ve completed the open water swim course. The triathlon, which last year​ ​marked​ ​the​ ​start​ ​of​ ​Alistair​ ​Brownlee’s​ ​middle-distance​ ​career.


Ahead of the launch for their highly anticipated turbo trainer, Smart Air, BKOOL is offering​ ​a​ ​1-year​ ​premium​ ​including​ ​an​ ​exclusive​ ​towel​ ​and​ ​water​ ​bottle when you purchase a BKOOL Go (CLICK HERE) or a BKOOL Smart Pro 2 (CLICK HERE). 

The company behind the highly rated Smart Pro2 Turbo Trainer, BKOOL, is responsible for a long-accredited history of supplying the sports consumer market with its ever evolving cycle trainers. Maintaining minimalist and contemporary designs throughout its development, its Turbo Trainers continue to compete and conquer amongst highly advanced products and consistently receive raved about reviews. BKOOL also hosts a wide range of digitally​ ​interactive​ ​fitness​ ​classes​ ​which​ ​fit​ ​hand​ ​in​ ​hand​ ​with​ ​their​ ​cycle​ ​trainers.

30%​ ​DISCOUNT​ ​FROM​ ​CurraNZ​ ​-​ ​​now​ ​just​ ​£19.99!

The nutrition supplement company are offering a 30% discount ​off RRP (£29) for online​ ​shoppers​ ​using​ ​discount​ ​code​ :​ ​SPONGE​.

Originating from New Zealand, CurraNZ is a sports-supplement company and proud sponsor of Sponge Race Team. The product specifically focuses on exploiting the performance, recovery​ ​and​ ​health​ ​benefits​ ​from​ ​premium​ ​New​ ​Zealand​ ​blackcurrants.


Digme Fitness are offering 15% discounts off all credit packs, with discount code: DIGME15

Digme Fitness offers spin and HIIT classes in London and Oxford in its unique and immersive studios. The workouts are suitable for everyone and feature exceptional audio and​ ​lighting​ ​plus​ ​a​ ​highly​ ​sophisticated​ ​data​ ​system​ ​which ​enables​ ​you​ ​to​ ​track​ ​your​ ​progress​ ​and​ ​review​ ​afterwards.​ ​Digme​ ​Fitness​ ​is​ ​attempting​ ​to set​ ​a​ ​new​ ​Guinness​ ​World​ ​Record​ ​next​ ​month​ ​for​ ​the​ ​most​ ​participants​ ​in​ ​a 24-hour static cycling event. To take part, you only need to ride for one hour, not 24! All proceeds​ ​are​ ​going​ ​to​ ​Digme’s​ ​Charity​ ​Partner,​ ​Dallaglio​ ​RugbyWorks.


The Premium training camp, Masters Of Tri, is offering a 20% discount off select training​ ​camps​ ​when​ ​booked​ ​on​ ​the​ ​24th​ ​of​ ​November.​ ​​Use​ ​code:​ ​MoTblackfriday17.

Camps​ ​include:

  • TriEscape​ ​(23rd​ ​-​ ​26th​ ​February​ ​2018)
  • Triathlon​ ​(2nd​ ​-​ ​7th​ ​April​ ​2018)

Highly​ ​regarded​ ​in​ ​the​ ​industry,​ ​Masters​ ​Of​ ​Tri​ ​specialise​ ​in​ ​organising​ ​triathlon​ ​training camps.​ ​The​ ​company’s​ ​coaches​ ​have​ ​been​ ​in​ ​Costa​ ​Blanca​ ​for​ ​more​ ​than​ ​four​ ​years​ ​and have​ ​acquired​ ​the​ ​local​ ​knowledge​ ​necessary​ ​to​ ​provide​ ​high-calibre​ ​training​ ​camps.


Norwegian brand Odlo are offering a 20% discount on their eco-friendly Blackcomb range. Visit:​ ​​

Known for its highly reviewed base-layers, activewear brand Odlo has been providing multi-purpose clothing since 1947. Odlo has consistently been producing a wide range of high quality apparel for multiple sports ever since. Its top of the range base layers are ideal for winter training and professional triathletes like Eloise Crowley are frequently seen wearing them.

John Levison
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John Levison
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