Suja Juice Named Title Sponsor of 2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon
Fastest Growing Cold-Pressured Juice and Smoothie Company Offers Special 6-Week Marathon Training Program Created by USA Olympic Track Athlete Nick Symmonds
San Diego, CA. (March 17, 2014) – San Diego-based Suja Juice Co., the fastest growing cold-pressured, organic juice and smoothie company in the U.S. and Forbes magazine’s #3 Most Promising Company in the Nation, today announced it will serve as title sponsor for the Suja Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon & ½ Marathon to Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego), to be held on June 1, 2014. Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego expects 30,000 runners and will celebrate its seventeenth edition with a 26.2 mile marathon and 13.1 mile half-marathon featuring live music lining the streets, cheer squads, and a finish line concert to end the race.
“The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon was born here in San Diego and we’re thrilled to have Suja, a hometown company and the leader in the cold-pressured juice and smoothie market, as our title sponsor,” said Bill Pedigo, chief revenue officer of Competitor Group, organizers of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. “It’s great to partner with a company that has the same shared focus of health and wellness in our communities as we do.”
In addition to serving as the title sponsor of Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego, Suja will also be fielding its first professional athlete at this year’s marathon in two-time Olympian and 2016 Olympic hopeful Nick Symmonds. Symmonds will run with Suja and will also partner with Julie Upton, M.S., R.D., C.S.S.D. and Certified Sports Nutritionist, to provide a special 6-week marathon training nutrition plan and training tips for runners.
“Suja is San Diego through and through; we were created here, we grow many of our ingredients here and produce our juices here,” said Suja Juice CEO and co-founder, Jeff Church. “We are honored to partner with Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego, a long-standing San Diego tradition that shares our mission to make an active and healthy lifestyle fun.”
Suja Juice will also be offering $10 off Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego registration with purchase of select Suja beverages.
For more information on the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon and Half Marathon please visit http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/san-diego. To learn more about Suja Juice, please visit http://www.sujajuice.com/.