Participation in Coast-to-Coast Endurance Events Demonstrates
Commitment to Healthy, Active Lifestyle
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Global nutrition company Herbalife
(NYSE: HLF) kicked off a busy triathlon season this past weekend as part
of a larger year-long sponsorship of major endurance events across the
"We are excited to once again be involved in the sponsorship of
triathlons across the country," said Michael Johnson, chairman and CEO,
Herbalife. "The endurance community is one we have a longstanding
relationship with, both through the events we are involved with around
the world, and the successful athletes who benefit from our sports
For the eighth straight year, Herbalife was a sponsor of the LA
Triathlon at Torrance Beach. As this year's "Official Fluid
Replacement" provider for the LA Triathlon, Herbalife provided its
recovery and hydration products to athletes to ensure participants
received the nutrition needed to complete the triathlon. More than a
thousand triathletes and approximately 350 Herbalife employees attended
this weekend's event, along with many Herbalife independent members.
In the nation's capital on the same weekend, Herbalife sponsored the D.C.
Nation's Triathlon, one of the premier international distance
triathlons in the United States. Herbalife hosted the official
"Herbalife Recovery Zone" and was the title sponsor of the "Herbalife
Congressional Challenge." The D.C. Nation's Triathlon, which saw 3,500
participants, includes a swim in the Potomac River, bike course through
downtown D.C., and a run along Washington D.C.'s monument corridor
adjacent to the nation's best known memorials and historical landmarks.
Back in California, Herbalife is also sponsoring the Nautica
Malibu Triathlon. As the first ever endurance event sponsorship in
Herbalife's history, the Nautica Malibu Triathlon is one of the nation's
most iconic triathlons and will be held in Zuma Beach on September 20,
2015. Gathering thousands of participants including the world's finest
athletes, philanthropists, celebrities and supporters, the Nautica
Malibu Triathlon will provide the ultimate fitness experience with a
half-mile ocean swim, 18 mile bike ride and four mile run by the beach.
Fundraising efforts will benefit the Children's Hospital Los Angeles'
Pediatric Cancer Research Program, dedicated to curing and preventing
In Chicago, Herbalife is the Official Nutrition, Wellness and Sports
Performance Partner of the 2015
ITU World Triathlon Grand Final and World Championships. More than
6,500 triathletes from 62 countries are expected to compete next week in
the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago at Grant Park. All
participants, including elites, age-group athletes, para-triathletes,
juniors and under-23 athletes will stay fueled through Herbalife's
sports nutrition products.
Herbalife is also involved in smaller endurance events across the
country, including triathlons in Newport Beach, CA; Long Beach, CA;
Cleveland, OH; Eugene, OR; and Rockwall, TX.
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 Independent Herbalife 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
The company has over 7,800 employees worldwide, and its shares are
traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of $5
billion in 2014. To learn more visit Herbalife.com or IAmHerbalife.com.
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