Ascension Seton Austin Marathon Announces BPN as Official On-Course Hydration and Nutrition

June 6, 2024

Austin-Based, Nationally Recognized Nutrition Leader to Supply Electrolytes and Go Gels for Optimal Race Day Energy

Austin, Texas, June 6, 2024 /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The Ascension Seton Austin Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K is thrilled to announce Bare Performance Nutrition (BPN) as the official on-course hydration and gel provider for the 2025 race. This synergetic partnership ensures that participants will receive top-tier hydration and energy support throughout the event, enhancing their performance and overall race experience. The Austin Marathon, Half Marathon and 5k is slated for February 16, 2025 in downtown Austin, Texas.

BPN, a renowned name in sports nutrition, will supply their high-quality electrolytes at all 22 aid stations along the course. These electrolytes are formulated to keep runners hydrated and maintain optimal performance levels. In addition to the electrolytes, BPN’s Go Gels will be available at the two designated energy zones, providing runners with the necessary nutrition to conquer their race day goals.

“The Austin Marathon was the first 26.2 mile race that I ever did. It changed my life. It sparked my love for running and provided me with a creative outlet that has helped me grow personally and professionally. What I love even more than running marathons is running marathons through the streets of Austin, Texas. This city is special to me. It’s where we built our business and where I’ve called home after leaving Pennsylvania to be stationed at Fort Hood in 2014. I couldn’t be more proud to partner with the Austin Marathon and provide this city with the fuel to GO ONE MORE®”, said Nick Bare, BPN Founder and CEO.

Throughout the year BPN and the Ascension Seton Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K will work together in lead up events and community outreach as both companies strive to keep runners on track to take on event day at their best.

Jack Murray, Owner of Austin Marathon, shared his excitement, “We are committed to offering our runners the best possible support, and partnering with Bare Performance Nutrition allows us to elevate the on-course experience. Being based in Austin, BPN will add to the special RUN AUSTIN® energy that runners experience on race day.”

The annual President’s Day Weekend event kicks off with a shakeout run and two day Health and Fitness Expo at Palmer Events Center on February 14 and 15. On Sunday, runners will take on the iconic streets of Austin that lead to a finish in front of the state capitol building, and a belt buckle finisher medal. Registration is open online for all distances.

About the Ascension Seton Austin Marathon®: Since its inception in 1992, the Austin Marathon® has emerged as a world-class running event, attracting participants from all 50 states and over 50 countries. With a course that spans every quadrant of this dynamic city, offering a festive atmosphere with live music throughout, the marathon culminates in a vibrant finisher party. The event also serves as a powerful force for good, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars annually for various non-profit organizations. The Austin Marathon elevates Presidents Day weekend into a grand showcase of athleticism and community spirit, making it a bucket-list event for athletes, enthusiasts, and supporters from all over the world.

About BPN: Our vision is to fuel performance and elevate athletic potential. We obsess over equipping people with the highest quality fuel, authentic creativity, and a team of committed people to Go One More. We are a brand for the committed. Those unwavering in the pursuit of their goals — never accepting mediocrity.

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