PR Newswire 15-Sep-2017 10:10 AM
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Herbalife ("Herbalife" or "Company"),a global nutrition company, continues in its 13thyear as the official nutrition partner of the Nautica Malibu Triathlon and title sponsor of the Herbalife International Distance race, which kicks off the 31st Annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox onSept. 16.
"Our corporate sponsorship, along with our distributors and employeeswhocompete, demonstrateourcommitment to promoting a healthy, active lifestyle and further our purpose of making the world ahealthier and happier place," said Rich Goudis, Chief Executive Officer, Herbalife Nutrition.
Herbalife Nutritionwill provide participants withCR7 Drive, a sports drink developed in partnership with Cristiano Ronaldo, which rapidly fuels an athlete's workout while enhancing hydration, andHerbalife24 Rebuild Strengthto support immediate and sustained muscle recovery.* In addition, the Company will sponsor 6 hydration stations located along the course.
The Nautica Malibu Triathlon attracts 5,200 athletesand to date has raised$12 million to support the Basic and Translational Cancer Research Program of the Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
The triathlon is one of the nation's most recognizable races because of the course's breathtaking ocean views. The weekend event consists of two separate races: the Herbalife International Distance race on Saturday, which includes a 1.5-kilometerPacific Oceanswim, a 40-kilometer bike course along thePacific Coast Highway,and a 10-kilometer run along the sands of Zuma Beach. The Classic Distance race on Sunday features a half-mile ocean swim, a 17-mile bike course, and a four-mile run. VisitNauticaMalibuTri.com for more information.
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*These statements have not been evaluated by theFood and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
About Herbalife Nutrition Herbalife Nutritionis a global nutrition company whose purpose is to make the world healthier and happier. We have been on a mission for nutrition - changing people's lives with great nutrition products & programs - since 1980. Together with ourHerbalife Nutritionindependent distributors, we are committed to providing solutions to the worldwide problems of poor nutrition and obesity, an aging population, sky-rocketing public healthcare costs and a rise in entrepreneurs of all ages. We offer high-quality, science-backed products, most of which are produced in Company-operated facilities, one-on-one coaching with anHerbalife Nutritionindependent distributor, and a supportive community approach that inspires customers to embrace a healthier, more active lifestyle.
Our targeted nutrition, weight management, energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively to and through dedicatedHerbalife Nutrition independent distributors in more than 90 countries.
Through our corporate social responsibility efforts,Herbalife Nutritionsupports theHerbalife Family Foundation(HFF) and ourCasa Herbalifeprograms to help bring good nutrition to children in need. We are also proud to sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around the globe, includingCristiano Ronaldo, theLA Galaxy, and numerous Olympic teams.
Herbalife Nutritionhas over 8,000 employees worldwide, and is traded on theNew York Stock Exchange(NYSE: HLF) with net sales of approximately$4.5 billionin 2016. To learn more, visitHerbalife.comorIAmHerbalife.com. Financial information is available onir.herbalife.com.
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