Runners sponsored by Reebok with Mr. Thusitha Rajapaksa, the Managing Director of D. Samson & Sons (Pvt) Ltd, the distributor of Reebok in Sri Lanka
The 18th LSR Marathon took place on the 7th of October 2018, with Reebok as the event’s official running partner. The marathon began at 6.00 am from the starting point located close to the BMICH, while the finish line was at the Negombo Beach Park.
Organized by Lanka Sportreizen, a member of the Association of International Marathon & Distance Races (AIMS), the LSR Marathon is the only International Marathon in Sri Lanka registered with AIMS, the governing body for Long Distance Running at IAAF.
Reebok sponsored selected participants, providing them with all necessary branded apparel and footwear. They were - Pradeep Dhammika Arunasiri, Sujani Perera, Suganda Karunathilka, Mallika Chandra Kanthi, P.G.B.M Gamage, Dhanuka Sampath, S.L.D.R Fernando, P.G.D Sandaruwan, S.D.I.C Pallewala, W.K Kumara, Dasun Amarakoon, W.G.P Dhammika Kalum Dharmarathne, E.A Udara, H.D Kumara Sameera and Sunil Premarathne.
As a leading athletic footwear, apparel and equipment brand, well-known and used across the world, Reebok, is a pioneer in the sporting goods industry with a rich and storied heritage in running, training and fitness. Having been in Sri Lanka since 2004, Reebok plays a vital role in introducing the country to world-class footwear and accessories. Therefore, it would seem fitting that Reebok play a key role in one of Sri Lanka’s most popular events.
D Samson & Sons (PVT) Ltd, the marketing and distribution arm of the DSI Samson Group is the distributor of Reebok in Sri Lanka. The Reebok Exclusive Showrooms are located at Crescat, No. 95, L30, Steaurt Place, Colombo 03, No 50, 50 1/1, Bauddhaloka Mw., Colombo 04 and No. 41/2, Maitland Crescent, Colombo 07.
Mr. Thusitha Rajapaksa, the Managing Director of D. Samson & Sons (Pvt) Ltd with the winners of the Marathon in the women’s category
M. Sujani Perera, who was sponsored by Reebok and came in 3rd (1st amongst Sri Lankans) in the women’s category
R. A. P. D Arunasiri, who was sponsored by Reebok and came in 6th (3rd amongst Sri Lankans) in the men’s category