Supporting Athletics in Scotland
scottishathletics, governing body for athletics in Scotland, and Polytan, a global leader in sports surfacing, is pleased to announce that the company is becoming an official partner of scottishathletics. This exciting partnership aims to promote athletics in Scotland and support the development of world-class athletes.
Having established itself as the Official Sports Surface Partner of England Athletics, Polytan is proud to extend its support to Scotland. The partnership with scottishathletics will enable Polytan to provide its expertise and technology to deliver high-quality sports surfaces for athletics events across Scotland.
As part of this partnership, Polytan is excited to introduce its innovative Polytan SMART technology. All new builds or tracks requiring re-topping or resurfacing will now include a basic Polytan SMART installation. Polytan SMART offers advanced tracking capabilities, enhancing the training and performance analysis for athletes.
Polytan will work closely with partner sports track contractors to carry out the necessary track builds, resurfaces, and re-tops. By collaborating with experienced professionals, Polytan ensures the highest standards of construction and maintenance for athletics tracks in Scotland.
Furthermore, Polytan will introduce its latest Green technology range to Scottish athletics tracks, specifically the Rekortan AS GT. This acrylic-based porous spray system features no fossil fuels, offering an environmentally friendly solution. The GT binder used in the base further enhances sustainability, reflecting Polytan’s commitment to eco-friendly practices.
By partnering with scottishathletics, Polytan underscores its commitment to sport and talent development. The company will work closely with scottishathletics to offer training programs and support for clubs and athletes at all levels. This partnership is a significant step towards strengthening athletics in Scotland and improving the infrastructure for future sports events.
“We are thrilled to become an official partner of scottishathletics,” said Ashley Appleby, Sales Manager UK at Polytan. “Athletics has a long and successful tradition in Scotland, and we look forward to contributing to its continued legacy. By providing high-quality sports surfaces and supporting athlete development, we aim to help Scotland achieve further success on the international stage.”
scottishathletics welcomes the partnership with Polytan and the innovative offerings it brings. “The inclusion of Polytan SMART and the introduction of the Green technology range to our athletics tracks will undoubtedly benefit our athletes and enhance their training experience,” said Colin Hutchison, chief executive of scottishathletics. “We appreciate Polytan’s commitment to sustainable solutions and look forward to the positive impact this partnership will have on our sport.”