Soar Magazine celebrates the rich tapestry of sport, health and lifestyle in Leicestershire.

From grassroots to professional sport, the health issues that affect us and the features that inspire us, we provide a unique and absorbing backdrop to Leicester life. Soar Magazine provides a voice for Leicester. That voice is yours, so use it, join us and become a part of Soar Magazine.

Key Facts

  • FREE Leicestershire sport, health and lifestyle publication
  • Quarterly editions
  • 52 pages, B5 size
  • 11,000+ circulation
  • 900+ venues


A Typical Issue

Soar Magazine consistently interviews Leicestershire’s sporting icons and local celebrities.

From in-depth exclusive interviews to historical accounts, the articles are always insightful and intriguing for any sports enthusiast or casual reader. Our health and lifestyle sections also provide a rounded guide to Leicestershire life and its personalities.

The Readership

Soar Magazine is regularly read by the elite athletes of the county’s major sports teams.

Our target audience is predominantly, but not exclusively 18-35 year old males and females, who have an enthusiasm for sport within Leicestershire. Our reader enjoys playing and watching sport, as well as keeping fit and eating healthily.

The Distribution

Soar Magazine is the only publication distributed to the key sporting venues within the county.

They include Leicestershire sports clubs, stadia, training facilities, health clubs and gyms. Not only are sports participators catered for; we distribute to all high traffic venues such as bars, café’s, hairdressers and restaurants, to ensure that armchair enthusiasts are represented as well.

Leicester Sport Specialist

  • Leicester City FC, Leicester Tigers, Leicestershire County Cricket Club, Leicester Riders, Leicester Hockey Club and Leicester Speedway stadia and training facilities
  • 30+ sport and leisure centres
  • 30+ football and rugby clubs
  • 20+ tennis and squash clubs
  • 20+ cricket and bowls clubs
  • 15+ golf clubs


City and County Wide

  • 300+ city centre venues
  • 200+ suburb and county venues
  • 130+ city schools
  • 130+ city GP surgeries
  • 30+ community venues
  • 20+ Leicester City Council culture and leisure venues

900+ venues

The Rates

Advertising Rates 2013 (ex. VAT)

Standard Advertisement Sizes:

No. of Insertions x1 x2 x4
Full Page £650 £1100 £1900
Half Page £350 £630 £900
Double Page Spread £1100 £2000 £2900

Special Positions:

No. of Insertions x1 x2 x4
Page 2 £900 £1500 £2800
Page 3 £850 £1400 £2600
Page 2 & 3 DPS £1600 £3000 £5000
Inside Back Page £900 £1500 £2800
Back Page £950 £1800 £3200



We can conduct and write interviews, features and reviews to the client’s requirements. We can also provide photography at an additional cost. Note: The design of the article is at our discretion.

No. of Insertions x1 x2 x4
Full Page £600 £1000 £1800
Double Page Spread £1100 £1900 £3300
Photography Price on request


Other Services:

Inserts per 1000 £50
Full Page design £60
Half Page design £40

Please enquire about our flyer print and design services.

Artwork Specifications

Full Page

  • Trim Size: 170mm x 240mm
  • Bleed: 3mm on each side
  • Total Size: 176mm x 246mm

Half Page

  • Trim Size: 148mm x 105mm
  • Bleed: 0mm
  • Total Size: 148mm x 105mm

Double Page Spread

  • Trim Size: 340mm x 240mm
  • Bleed: 3mm on each side
  • Total Size: 346mm x 246mm

*We require all artwork in high resloution PDFs. Please ensure artwork is at 300 dpi and in CMYK format. If a high quality colour proof is not supplied by the client, Soar Magazine accepts no responsibility for the final printed result.

The Deadlines


Spring Edition: Advertiser’s deadline 20.02.2013 Release 05.03.2013
Summer Edition: Advertiser’s deadline 18.05.2013 Release 01.06.2013
Autumn Edition: Advertiser’s deadline 21.08.2013 Release 05.09.2013
Winter Edition: Advertiser’s deadline 19.11.2013 Release 03.12.2013, supplements the successful quarterly publication, Soar Magazine.
With daily articles, features, competitions and exclusive sport specialist bloggers, is the premier sports online platform in Leicestershire. For the opportunityto communicate your company’s message to an engaged audience, in a number of formats and streams, please get in touch.


  • Leicestershire sport, health and lifestyle magazine website
  • Updated daily
  • Exclusive bloggers
  • 15,000 visitors p/m
  • 65,000 pages p/m
  • 600,000 hits p/m


The Rates

Advertising Rates 2013 (ex. VAT)

Standard Advertisement Sizes:

Size per month per year
Top Banner £100 £900
Box Advert £250 £1900
Side Advert £300 £2500
Bottom Banner £125 £1100
Double Page Spread Price on request


Other Services:

Advert Design £30
Flash/Animated Advert Design £90
Advertorial Inclusion £90


Artwork Specifications

Top Banner: 468px x 60px

Box Advert: 316px x 225px

Side Advert: 316px x 462px

Bottom Banner: 728px x 90px

The banner adverts can be either jpeg, gif or swf with a size limit of 50Kb.

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For for information or to request a media kit please contact Dean or Gary:
Tel: 0116 2616 892