Herbalife Vitamin Proclaims Return of the Herbalife24 Triathlon Los Angeles With the Addition of New Biking Occasion
THE ANGEL–(BUSINESS WIRE) – Herbalife Nutrition (NYSE: HLF), a global nutrition company, today announced that it will host the 2020 Herbalife24 Triathlon in Los Angeles, one of the US Triathlon International-Distance West Regional Championship, on Sunday, May 17 approved triathlon and a one-of-a-kind city race, 2020. This year the race will include the new Herbalife24 22 mile bike tour. In addition to the Los Angeles race, the company will continue to sponsor the Herbalife Nutrition Bali International Triathlon in Indonesia and the Herbalife IRONMAN 70.3 Pucón in Chile.
“Building on last year’s success, we are excited to return as the host and producer of this unique, world-class event that runs through our iconic city,” said Michael Johnson, Chairman and CEO of Herbalife Nutrition. “Bringing racing to Los Angeles and other parts of the world shows our commitment to the sport that nurtures and builds healthy and active communities around the world.”
More than 3,000 elite triathletes and weekend warriors are expected to compete in the 2020 event, which will award $ 23,000 in prize money to the top three finishers in the elite / professional category. Last year more than 2,000 participants took part, including 900 triathletes from the USA, Asia and South America. This event was recently recognized as the best international triathlon event at the Runner’s World Challenge Awards. The aim is to recognize the best Challenge events and organizations in the UK for the 2018-2019 season.
“The Herbalife24 Triathlon in Los Angeles is the perfect location for the USA Triathlon International-Distance West Regional Championships,” said Rocky Harris, CEO of USA Triathlon. “We are proud to offer athletes the opportunity to compete for regional awards on such a legendary course. From the swim start on beautiful Venice Beach to the finish line in downtown LA, this race has a classic SoCal vibe that brings us back to the roots of triathlon. ”
The company will also launch the Herbalife24 bike tour, a route through the streets of Los Angeles that is separate from the urban point-to-point triathlon route that starts in Venice Beach on the Pacific and runs through the heart of Los Angeles and ends downtown at the famous LA Live entertainment and sports complex.
The following events will take place as part of the Herbalife24 Triathlon Los Angeles in May 2020:
The triathlon course includes a 1,500-meter swim in the Pacific Ocean, a 25-mile bike ride through the heart of Los Angeles, and a 6-mile run in downtown Los Angeles.
Herbalife24 bike tour
The bike tour will cover approximately 23 miles through Los Angeles.
The aquabike course consists of a 1,500 m long swimming pool in the Pacific Ocean and a 40 km long bike course.
The shorter sprint course features a 750-meter swim in the Pacific, a 22-kilometer bike ride, and a 5-kilometer running course that ends in downtown Los Angeles.
Herbalife24 DTLA 5K running / walking
The 3 miles is part of the triathlon course that takes runners through downtown Los Angeles and Koreatown.
Additional racing offers include an international and sprint triathlon relay, as well as a VIP registration package that enhances the athlete’s experience on race day. The VIP offer includes a parking pass, a pre-event party, an equipment check, breakfast, a race bag, express parcel collection and post-race nutrition.
The company will also sponsor the following two international triathlons:
The Herbalife Bali International Triathlon, also known as the “Triathlon for the Soul”, will take place on November 10, 2019 on the Island of the Gods, where more than 2,000 athletes are expected for the International, Sprint and Fun Run.
Herbalife Nutrition IRONMAN 70.3 Pucón in Chile on January 12th, 2020, known as “La Carrera más Linda del Mundo”, where the snow-capped Villarica volcano will serve as the backdrop for the more than 2,000 global triathletes taking part in this race.
Further event details and information about the Herbalife24 Triathlon Los Angeles can be found at http://www.herbalife24tri.la. Follow us on social media at Herbalife24Tri, # Herbalife24Tri.
About Herbalife Nutrition
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