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Dr. Oz to Serve as Master of Ceremonies at USANA Champions for Change 5K

SALT LAKE CITY, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Scores of superheroes are set to flood the streets of Salt Lake City. USANA Health Sciences Inc. (NYSE: USNA), a global nutritional company, is hosting its annual superhero-themed USANA Champions for Change 5K charity event on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 7 a.m. at the Energy Solutions Arena (100 S. 300 West). Dr. Mehmet Oz, two-time Emmy® Award-winning host of the three-time Emmy Award-winning The Dr. Oz Show, will serve as the master of ceremonies for the event. He will also lend his superpowers to lead a warm-up and run alongside supporters of the USANA True Health Foundation, which will receive 100 percent of all proceeds.


"USANA's relationship with HealthCorps, the charitable foundation created by Dr. Oz and his wife, Lisa Oz, developed out of a shared commitment to promoting health and wellness," said Dave Wentz, USANA's chief executive officer. "USANA and HealthCorps® are both advocates of healthy living. In fact, I had the honor of recently speaking at a wellness event Dr. Oz hosted in New York City. USANA is thrilled to support HealthCorps and as a measure of gratitude, Dr. Oz has graciously accepted our invitation to run in honor of our charitable foundation."

Dr. Oz will kick off the USANA Champions for Change event with a pre-run warm-up alongside celebrity fitness trainer Kathy Kaehler and former WNBA all-star Jennifer Azzi.

This event is open to everyone. On-site registration begins at 6 a.m. The warm-up begins at 6:30 a.m., with the race beginning at 7 a.m.

USANA Champions for Change 5K pricing schedule
Pre-registration prices (ends Aug. 13): $25 per adult, $15 per child
Convention prices (Aug. 14-16): $30 per adult, $18 per child
On-site registration prices (Aug. 17): $35 per adult, $20 per child

Don't be ordinary. Be extraordinary! Come dressed as your favorite super hero and run, walk or even leap tall buildings in a single bound to raise money for this worthy cause. To pre-register, visit

"Every dollar generated from this event will go directly to the foundation for those in need," said Elaine Pace, president of the USANA True Health Foundation. "In 2012, we had more than 2,000 runners and raised upward of $100,000 from the 5K alone. We hope this year will be even more successful."

Registrants will receive a free commemorative superhero-themed T-shirt. Participants will also have a chance to win great prizes, including signed memorabilia from the WTA and USSA, tickets to the Discovery Gateway, monthlong passes to 24 Hour Fitness and much more.

USANA True Health Foundation is grateful for the support of its many sponsors, which include: USSA, WTA, Utah Grizzlies, California Pizza Kitchen, I Declare, Video Plus, Discovery Gateway, 24 Hour Fitness, American Family Insurance, Harmon's Grocery, Scheels, Dahlia's Flowers, Dr. Volt's Comic Connection, United Concerts, Office Depot, and Arco Packaging.


Founded in 1992, USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) is a U.S.-based nutritional company that manufactures high-quality supplements and personal care, energy and weight-management products in its FDA-registered facility in Salt Lake City. USANA's products, used by more than 600 professional athletes, are developed by the company's award-winning team of scientists and sold directly to Preferred Customers and Associates in 19 international markets. USANA has earned NSF Certified for Sport® certification for its SportsPak, Essentials™ (Chelated Mineral and Mega Antioxidant), Proflavanol® C100, Active Calcium™, Procosa® and BiOmega™ products. It has also earned NSF dietary supplement certification for its HealthPak™.

USANA is the No. 1 Rated Brand in Direct Sales Based on Customer Satisfaction in's 2013 Survey of Vitamin and Supplement Users. Named one of Outside magazine's "Best Places to Work" for four consecutive years, USANA has received more than 100 state, national and international accolades, including Utah Best of State, Stevie Awards, Australian Business Awards, NutriSearch Editor's Choice and others. Learn more about USANA ( and the USANA True Health Foundation (, stay current with the official USANA blog (, like us on the USANA Facebook page (, or follow USANA on Twitter (@USANAinc).

Media Contact: Ashley Collins
Executive Director of PR, Social Media and Communications
USANA Health Sciences, Inc.
(801) 954-7629

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