Insurer collaborates with the nation's leading all-women's event series to
promote a healthy lifestyle
NEW YORK, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac (NYSE: AFL) has signed a multi year title sponsorship of Iron Girl. With 10 events nationwide, ranging from 5K/10K, duathlon and triathlons, Aflac Iron Girl empowers women of all ages to lead a healthy and active lifestyle.
To illustrate the collective commitment to this partnership, the iconic Aflac Duck and Iron Girl's Grace have been combined to create a new logo for the Aflac Iron Girl event series.
"Aflac Iron Girl events promote health and wellness and provide women
with opportunities for competition and camaraderie," said Paul S. Amos II,
President, Aflac; COO, U.S. Operations. "We are pleased to partner with
Iron Girl to provide a venue to allow women to achieve their personal
The 10 Aflac Iron Girl events for 2008 are:
-- April 5 - Aflac Iron Girl Clearwater, Fla. (10K/5K Run/Walk Event)
-- April 12 - Aflac Iron Girl Lake Las Vegas, Nev. (Triathlon)
-- May 4 - Aflac Iron Girl Denver, Colo. (5K Run/Walk Event)
-- June 22 - Aflac Iron Girl Solana Beach, Calif. (10K/5K Run/Walk Event)
-- June 29 - Aflac Iron Girl Atlanta, Ga. (Triathlon)
-- July 20 - Aflac Iron Girl Irving, Texas (Triathlon)
-- Aug. 24 - Aflac Iron Girl Columbia, Md. (Triathlon)
-- Sept. 7 - Aflac Iron Girl Seattle, Wash. (10K/5K Run/Walk Event)
-- Sept. 21 - Aflac Iron Girl Bloomington, Minn. (Duathlon)
-- Dec. 6 - Aflac Iron Girl Tempe, Ariz. (10-Mile/5K Run/Walk Event)
"Iron Girl is excited to partner with a company that promotes a similar
mission; one that supports women's health and w
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