FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ACCEL GEL Named "On-Course Gel" of the
2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon
MATAWAN, NJ, July 26, 2010 – The Bank of America Chicago Marathon, one of
the five World Marathon Majors, and PacificHealth Laboratories, Inc. (OTCB:
PHLI.OB), a leading sports nutrition company and manufacturer of the
patented 4:1 carbohydrate and protein formula in ACCELERADETM, ENDUROX® R4®,
and ACCEL GELTM, today announced that ACCEL GEL has been named On-Course Gel
of the 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.
This sponsorship between the 45,000-participant Bank of America Chicago
Marathon and PacificHealth Laboratories will provide extensive sampling and
selling exposure for ACCEL GEL, the go-to energy gel for endurance
athletes, and the only gel with the 4:1 carbohydrate and protein ratio
advantage. On race day, October 10, 2010, ACCEL GEL will provide the Bank
of American Chicago Marathon participants with Chocolate and Vanilla
flavored ACCEL GEL on course to help athletes cross the finish line.
"We are very excited about our new sponsorship with the Bank of America
Chicago Marathon and participating in one of the world's premier marathon
events," stated Fred Duffner, President of PacificHealth Labs. "This new
venture supports our focus on our core business and expanding the awareness
of the benefits of 4:1 products on performance and recovery."
Aside from the on-course ACCEL GEL samples, Pacific Health Labs will
feature all product lines to 140,000 attendees at the Bank of America
Chicago Marathon Health & Fitness Expo, and conduct an online virtual
promotion via the company Web site and Chicago Marathon Web site. In
addition, PacificHealth Labs will support marathon training with local
running clubs across the country. For further information, go to our fan
page at facebook.com/AccelGel.
"PacificHealth Labs and ACCEL GEL are an excellent addition to the stable
of 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon sponsors," stated Carey Pinkowski,
Executive Race Director of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. "Each year
we aim to deliver our participants the safest and best-possible marathon
experience, and by having ACCEL GEL on the marathon course, we know that
our runners will have an industry-leading resource available to them, to
help them reach the finish line."
About Pacific Health Laboratories, Inc.
PacificHealth Laboratories, Inc. (OTCBB: PHLI.OB) is an innovative and
leading sports nutritional company that focuses on marketing and developing
premium nutritional products to activate consumers seeking to improve their
health and performance. Our brands are segmented into three discreet
platforms: rehydration/energy (ACCEL GEL and ACCELERADE), recovery (ENDUROX
R4) and FORZE GPSTM, the first scientifically proven appetite snack bar
created for athletes. To learn more about ACCEL GEL and all products visit
About the Bank of America Chicago Marathon
In its 33rd year and a member of the World Marathon Majors, the Bank of
America Chicago Marathon annually attracts 45,000 runners, including a
world class elite field, and 1.5 million spectators. As a result of its
national and international draw, the iconic race assists in raising $10
million for a variety of charitable causes while generating an estimated
$143 million economic impact to its host city. The 2010 Bank of America
Chicago Marathon will start and finish in Chicago's Grant Park beginning at
7:30 a.m. on Sunday, October 10. In advance of the race, a two-day Health &
Fitness Expo will be held at McCormick Place Convention Center on Friday,
October 8 and Saturday, October 9. More information on the race and how to
get involved is available at the event Web site, chicagomarathon.com.