This year, Nuun notes that it will hydrate over 3 million athletes on course across 700 mass participation events. Nuun’s 2019 event line-up includes major marathons and cycling festivals in the United States, Canada and beyond.
“2019 marks a pivotal moment for Nuun and the groundswell that has been created amongst the industry to serve the evolving needs of the active, health conscious consumer,” said Kevin Rutherford, Nuun Hydration’s President and CEO. “Due to the remarkable work between our event partners and field marketing team there is a high likelihood that the next time you sign up for a running event in North America, Nuun will be on-site to hydrate your journey.”
Last year, Nuun was served at a record number of events. In 2019, the company will work with an additional 30% more venues. Nuun has announced its sponsorships with the following event partners:
Nuun will be on course at the Scotiabank Waterfront Toronto Marathon, one of just five Gold Label IAAF marathons in North America. This partnership also includes all events across the Canada Running Series (CRS).
The DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon has also chosen Nuun to support its athletes at its cities most significant running event of the year.
Events such as the Tunnel Viaduct Run in Seattle, WA, and the Cowtown Marathon in Fort Worth, TX, are also serving Nuun on-course to their respective active communities.
“We’re delighted to have Nuun join us as the official, healthy hydration sponsor across all of our Canada Running Series races and training runs in 2019,” said Alan Brookes, the President of CRS and Race Director of the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. “Their values of clean product, clean sport and clean planet align perfectly with ours.
“We’re excited to partner with Nuun to strengthen our mission of building a healthier and more sustainable Canadian community. Together, with our 70,000 participants, and their families and friends, we can make a difference.”
Nuun’s flagship product, Nuun Sport will be the primary on-course product available at 5Ks, 10Ks and half marathons. The brand’s sports drink optimized for longer distance endurance events will be served on course at partner marathons. In addition to being vegan and gluten-free, Nuun products are third party certified non-GMO, Informed-Sport and Kosher.
Major events supported by Nuun in 2019
- DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
- Cowtown Marathon
- Ascension Seton Austin Marathon
- Surf City Marathon
- JetBlue Long Beach Marathon
- Eversource Hartford Marathon
- Ram Racing’s Hot Chocolate 15k/5K Series
- Tunnel Viaduct Run
- TD Five Borough Bike Tour
- Kaiser Permanente Seattle to Portland presented by Alaska Airlines
- Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
- Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon and Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
- BMO Vancouver Marathon
- Canada Army Run
- lululemon athletica’s SeaWheeze Half Marathon
- Virgin Sport UK