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USANA True Health Foundation Sponsors 777 Project - One Man To Run 7 Marathons In 7 Days On 7 Continents
Date:2/14/2013

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One man will prove his love for children in need this Valentine's season by attempting to run seven marathons in seven days on seven continents. USANA True Health Foundation, a USANA Health Sciences' (NYSE: USNA) charity, is proud to support marathon runner, adventure mountain climber and speaker Mike Allsop on his 777 Project, which will benefit the KidsCan nonprofit organization in New Zealand.

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Allsop's adventure will be tracked via GPS. For each leg of the marathon he completes, additional money will be raised for KidsCan. The journey begins Feb. 16 and proceeds as follows:

  • Feb. 16 - Falkland Islands (Antarctic ecozone)
  • Feb. 17 - Santiago, Chile (South America)
  • Feb. 18 - Los Angeles (North America)
  • Feb. 19 - London (Europe)
  • Feb. 20 - Casablanca, Morocco (Africa)
  • Feb. 23 - Hong Kong (Asia)
  • Feb. 24 - Auckland, New Zealand (Oceania)

"Partnering with the USANA True Health Foundation on this project is the perfect fit," Allsop said. "I've been taking USANA's products for a while now and have been quite astounded with the results. I believe in USANA's products, and I believe in the foundation's mission to help people in need, and that's exactly what KidsCan charity mission is all about."

KidsCan is an organization dedicated to supporting the physical and nutritional needs of disadvantaged New Zealand children. It aims to help children to reach their full life potential.

The USANA True Health Foundation donated $2,000 NZD to KidsCan during a celebration in Auckland Feb. 2. The foundation will donate an additional $1,000 NZD for each one of the seven marathons Allsop completes. If all seven legs are completed, the foundation will donate another $1,000 NZD bonus — with a possible donation totaling $10,000 NZD.

"Mike is a great role model," said USANA True Health Foundation President Elaine Pace. "His goals and values surrounding this project are very similar to the mission of the USANA True Health Foundation. We're proud to support Mike's philanthropic and physical efforts to help motivate and inspire disadvantaged children."

As part of Allsop's own philanthropic efforts he regularly visits high schools and colleges, talking to teenagers about goal-setting and achieving their own dreams.

Follow Mike on his journey at http://bit.ly/spotzop.

About USANA True Health Foundation: The USANA True Health Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization created by Dr. Myron Wentz, USANA's founder, and USANA CEO Dave Wentz to help expand and enhance USANA's on-going charitable efforts. Its mission is to provide the most critical human necessities to those suffering or in need. USANA True Health Foundation has an active partnership with organizations such as International Relief Teams and the Children's Hunger Fund, which share the same vision of making the world a happier and healthier place. Learn more at our website (www.USANAfoundation.org), follow us on Twitter (@USANAfoundation), or like us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/USANAfoundation).

Media Contact:
Elaine M. Pace , President
USANA True Health Foundation
(801) 954-7200
media(at)us(dot)usana(dot)com 

 


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