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Ocean Group Returns as Official Vehicle Sponsor for Torbay Half Marathon and 10k

 Returning to the English Riviera, the Torbay Half Marathon and 10k is set to take place on Sunday 29th September 2024 with Ocean Group as the Official Vehicle Sponsor. This continues on from their steadfast support of the event from previous years and their dedication to supporting the local community and promoting the English Riviera. 


Proud home of the BMW and MINI brands, the Ocean Group are well known for supporting mass participation sporting events that promote health and well-being in the South West. With a strong following in Torbay, the group operates the Ocean Torbay dealership which has proven popular with the local community. Following on from their involvement previously at the Torbay Half Marathon and 10k, they will be returning to provide the lead vehicle, automotive support, and their staff will be entering both events as team.  

Gareth Watton, Head of Ocean Torbay, expresses his anticipation for another exhilarating Torbay Half Marathon and 10k, stating, "We are immensely proud to gear up for another edition of the Torbay Half Marathon and 10k. As longstanding supporters of this event, Ocean Group is thrilled to play a pivotal role in showcasing the best there is to participants and spectators. We cannot wait to witness the energy and determination of all participants as they run they take part in their chosen challenge." 

Suzi Cumberland, Managing Director of Taurus Events, shares her excitement about the partnership, stating, "We are delighted to welcome back Ocean Group as the Official Vehicle Sponsor for the Torbay Half Marathon and 10k events. Ocean Group have continuously supported our events, demonstrating a longstanding commitment to sporting events and positively promoting health and wellbeing across the region”. 


Entries are now open for the Torbay Half Marathon and 10k, so whether you are looking to run, jog or walk, you can experience the beauty of the English Riviera on Sunday 29th September 2024 by signing up online at  

Suzi Cumberland - Managing Director of organisers Taurus Events

Gareth Watton  - Head of Business, Ocean Torbay







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