Run Gum Launches the RunAloha Sweepstakes in Partnership With the Honolulu Marathon

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One Grand Prize Trip to the 2017 Honolulu Marathon in Honolulu, Hawaii

Eugene, Oregon - June 23, 2017

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Run Gum today announced a promotion tied to the 2017 Honolulu Marathon in Hawaii this December.

One grand prize winner will be awarded a trip to the 2017 Honolulu Marathon along with a prize package totaling over $4,000. This grand prize package includes gear from Picky Bars, Brooks Running, Raw Elements, SOS Hydrate, Nathan Sports, Jay bird, and Stridebox.

Anyone is welcome to enter for a chance to win a trip to the 2017 Honolulu Marathon by signing up with their email address at rungum.com/RunAloha between now and July 31, 2017.

Also part of the prize package is a chance to run with Run Gum CEO, and two-time Olympian, Nick Symmonds. The marathon will be Nick’s final race and caps off a 12-year professional running career.

“I’ve always wanted to run a marathon,” says Symmonds. “I have crossed off nearly every other goal on my running bucket list. I think now is the perfect time to tackle 26.2 miles and I can’t think of a better place to do it than Honolulu.”

Symmonds, who made his career out of running two-laps around a track, admits that the longest run he has ever done is 13 miles.

“To be completely honest, I am not totally sure I can finish a marathon. Certainly not in the shape I am in right now. But I have a great team around me to help me train for the next 5 months. By December 10th I hope to be in the kind of shape to finish the marathon in under 3 hours.”

To learn more about how Nick plans to prepare for this year’s Honolulu Marathon or to contact him please email press@rungum.com to set up an interview.

CONTACT

Run Gum

Emma Abrahamson

press@rungum.com

ABOUT THE RUNALOHA SWEEPSTAKES PRESENTED BY RUN GUM

No Purchase Necessary. Open to U.S. residents. Giveaway is open only to those who sign up at the online giveaway page and who are 18 as of the date of entry. Visit rungum.com/runaloha for official rules and complete details.

ABOUT THE HONOLULU MARATHON

Beginning in 1973, the Honolulu Marathon is one of the world’s largest marathons taking place annually on the second Sunday in December.

ABOUT RUN GUM

Founded by Two-Time Olympian Nick Symmonds and his coach Sam Lapray, Run Gum is an energy gum company with a mission of fuel and inspiring people to make the most out of their busy days. In 2014, they launched a caffeine-infused gum formulated to give users a quick boost in alertness, focus and energy. Learn More at RunGum.com

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