LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Herbalife (NYSE: HLF), a global nutrition company, is celebrating its
third year as a sponsor of the DC Nation's Triathlon, which includes the
Herbalife Congressional Challenge.
The 11th annual DC Nation's Triathlon, considered the premier
event of its type in the Washington D.C. region, includes a 1,500-meter
swim in the Potomac River, a 40-kilometer bike ride through downtown
district and a 10-kilometer run past the nation's best known historical
"The Nation's Triathlon takes a lot of endurance and we're proud that
our nutrition products will play a role in fueling the athletes'
performance," said Michael O. Johnson, chairman and chief executive
Herbalife is also sponsoring the Congressional
Challenge, which provides government
employees an opportunity to compete against each other. Awards will be
given to the top three finishers. In each of the past two years, more
than 50 employees participated, including senior staff from Congress and
the Departments of Education, Justice, Homeland Security and Health and
The triathlon, scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 11, will benefit the Leukemia
& Lymphoma Society. Participants will receive recovery drinks and
protein bars after the race in the Official Herbalife24 Recovery Zone.
"We want to provide the best nutrition and hydration products for our
athletes, both on the course and after the race," said Nick Lynch, event
director. "Herbalife will be there to support our participants
throughout this competition. We are thrilled to have them as a partner
again for 2016."
For more on the Events DC Nation's Triathlon, visit NationsTri.com.
To get fitness and nutrition tips from Samantha Clayton, Herbalife
senior director of worldwide fitness education and a world-class
athlete, visit DiscoverHerbalife.com.
Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has been changing people's
lives with great products since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management,
energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively
to and through dedicated Herbalife Independent Members in more than 90
countries. We are committed to fighting the worldwide problems of poor
nutrition and obesity by offering high-quality products, one-on-one
coaching with an Herbalife Member and a community that inspires
customers to live a healthy, active life.
We support the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa
Herbalife programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. We
also sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around
the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy and champions in
many other sports.
The company has over 8,000 employees worldwide, and its shares are
traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of $4.5
billion in 2015. The Herbalife website contains a significant amount of
financial and other information about the company at ir.Herbalife.com.
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