Women's Health, FEED & Unilever Announce 2nd Annual RUN10 FEED10 Nationwide Event Series Runners Can Feed 10 Americans in Need by Committing to 10K Race SPECIAL CELEBRITY HOST, GLEE STAR, NAYA RIVERA TO PERFORM AT NYC EVENT Ashley Greene, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Cobie Smulders, Lauren Bush Lauren & more in Celebrity PSA Good Morning America to be Media Partner - Register Online at RUN10FEED10.com - PR Newswire NEW YORK, July 10, 2013 NEW YORK, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Women's Health, the fastest-growing international women's magazine in the world today with a global readership of 22 million, and FEED, the social business founded by Lauren Bush Lauren, whose mission is to "Create Good Products That Help FEED the World," are partnering for the 2nd annual RUN10 FEED10 10K race series to motivate consumers nationwide to help fight domestic hunger. In its inaugural year, RUN10 FEED10 raised over 1 million meals to support the cause and in 2013, the bar is set even higher. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130710/NY44834) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120719/MM43494LOGO) "Women's Health isproud toannounce details for our 2^nd annual RUN10 FEED10 national event series, with partners FEED and Unilever. The conceptbehindRUN10 FEED10 issimple: run a 10K and feed 10 hungry people in your hometown," states Women's Health Publisher Laura Frerer-Schmidt. "Right now, over 50 million Americans don't know where their next meal is coming from.By participating in RUN10 FEED10,Women's Health readerscan make a huge impact in a very simple way." Timed 10k races will take place in New York, Chicago and San Francisco. People living in Boston, Los Angeles, Miami and Seattle can participate in one of the Women's Health "Fun Runs." If runners don't live in one of the RUN10 FEED 10 host cities, they can still participate by registering via RUN10FEED10.com to run their own 10k. A partnership with WalkJogRun enables the program to operate virally through a free RUN10 FEED10 training app (available on iTunes) that brings the event to every city in the country. "RUN10 FEED10 is a terrific way to get involved in the fight to end hunger here in America. By combining fitness and philanthropy, runners get a double dose of accomplishment by challenging themselves and helping others," says FEED CEO and Founder, Lauren Bush Lauren. "Building on last year's momentum, we hope that this year's run will have even more of an impact, particularly because we've expanded into new cities." Kicking off the event series in New York City on September 22, 2013, thousands of participants will run down the West Side Highway for the timed race ending at Pier 84 at Hudson River Park.A post-race wellness festival will feature yoga sessions, nutrition and beauty consultations and great giveaways from sponsors. Plus, singer and actress, Naya Rivera, will kick off the NYC event and perform a special concert for the runners. Expanding this year, RUN10 FEED10 will launch timed races in Chicago and San Francisco, and also feature the robust wellness festivals post-race. Women's Health is excited to partner with "Good Morning America," the Emmy Award winning morning show, to bring RUN10 FEED10 to households nationwide and inspire viewers to run for the cause. Weekend Meteorologist, Ginger Zee, will be broadcasting live from the New York City flagship event, running alongside the participants, as well as speaking to special surprise guests. "I am thrilled to be a part of RUN10, FEED10 in September," said GMA weekend meteorologist Ginger Zee. "By broadcasting from the event, GMA hopes to bring awareness to fighting domestic hunger and I could not be more excited to be running along with the group—time to start training!" Tune in to GMA on September 22^nd and head to http://gma.yahoo.com/ for more details. The day will include: oAn unforgettable experience running a 10K for those in need with thousands of others oPre- and post-race activities including guided stretches and yoga with a special guest trainer oTons of freebies, experiences and giveaways from FEED, Unilever Brands – Degree for Women, Lipton Tea, Simple Skin Care, Vaseline – and other great brands including Birkenstock, Cigna, Ford Fiesta, Kellogg Nourish, OPI, Panasonic Beauty, Sketchers and more. "RUN10 FEED10 aligns wonderfully with our mission to help people look good, feel good and get more out of life, our Sustainable Living Plan goal to help one billion people take action to improve their health and well-being and our belief that together small actions can make a big difference," said Christine Cea, Senior Director, Marketing Communications, Unilever. "Women's Health, FEED, our participating brands –Degree for Women, Lipton Tea, Simple Skin Care and Vaseline – and especially the thousands of participants in RUN10 FEED10 will indeed make a very big difference in the lives of America's food insecure population." 2013 locations and dates: New York: September 22* Chicago: October 6* Seattle: September 29 Miami: October 12 Los Angeles: September 29 San Francisco: October 27* Boston: October 5 *timed race Women's Health has produced a 2013 PSA to raise awareness and encourage consumer participation with new talent including Ashley Greene, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Cobie Smulders and returning stars Elizabeth Banks, Kristen Bell, Joel McHale, Kerry Washington, Allison Williams and Lauren Bush Lauren. The PSA can be seen at RUN10FEED10.com. Visit www.RUN10FEED10.com to register. Included in your registration is race entry, your donation of 10 meals and a limited-edition FEED bag. Women's Health is encouraging all participants to raise $100 on Crowdrise.com by October 27, National Make A Difference Day. Share your page with your friends and family to spread the word! It only takes 10 friends donating $10 each to raise an extra $100 for your community. Public Relations Contact: Lindsey Benoit, Women's Health- firstname.lastname@example.org/ 212.573.0380 ABOUT WOMEN'S HEALTH: (www.womenshealthmag.com)Women's Health is the must-have companion for today's modern woman. From beauty to style to fitness, Women's Health propels 22 million consumers into action, providing the motivation and the inspiration for them to make instant, positive changes in their lives. Launched in October 2005 and published 10 times a year by Rodale Inc., Women's Health has quickly grown into a multimedia brand that includes branded books,mobile applications, and renowned events. The magazine has received numerous industry accolades including the 2011 ASME National Magazine Award in the category of General Excellence in Fashion, Service, and Lifestyle and was also nominated for the ASME of General Excellence again in 2013. In March 2010, Women's Health was for the second time included on Adweek's annual Hot List, securing the No. 2 spot, and was named Magazine of the Year by Advertising Age in October 2009. . For more up-to-the-minute information, visit www.womenshealthmag.com and get instant updates via Twitter (@WomensHealthMag) and Facebook (Women's Health Magazine). ABOUT FEED: (www.feedprojects.com) After witnessing the effects of hunger firsthand when traveling as a WFP Honorary Spokesperson,Lauren Bush Lauren founded FEED Projects in 2007 with the mission of "Creating Good Products That Help FEED the World." Every product sold has a measurable donation attached to it and, to date, the social business has been able to donate over $6 million and provide nearly 60 million school meals globally through the United Nations World Food Programme.FEED has also supported nutrition programs around the world, providing vitamin supplements to over 3.5 million children through UNICEF. Over the past six years, FEEDhas forged successful partnerships with companies such as Target, Disney, Pottery Barn, Clarins, Whole Foods, Gap, DKNY, Links of London, Godiva and TOMS.FEED products are available online and at retail locations around the world. For more information,please visitwww.FEEDprojects.com or follow FEED on Facebook (FEED Projects) and Twitter (@FEEDProjects). ABOUT UNILEVER: Unilever is one of the world's leading suppliers of Food, Home and Personal Care products with sales in over 190 countries. Our products are present in 7 out of 10 homes globally and are used by over 2 billion people on a daily basis. In the United Statesthe portfolio includes brand icons such as: Axe, Ben & Jerry's, Bertolli, Breyers, Caress, Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy, Consort For Men, Country Crock, Degree, Dove personal care products, Fruttare, Good Humor, Hellmann's, I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!, Just for Me!, Klondike, Knorr, Lever 2000, Lipton, Magnum, Motions, Nexxus, Noxzema, Pond's, Popsicle, Promise, Q-tips, Ragu, Simple, Slim-Fast, Soft & Beautiful, St. Ives, Suave, tcb, TIGI, TRESemme, Vaseline, and Wish-Bone. All of the preceding brand names are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Unilever Group of Companies. Our ambition is to double the size of our business, whilst reducing our overall environmental footprint (including sourcing, consumer use and disposal) and increasing our positive social impact. We are committed to helping more than a billion people take action to improve their health and well-being, sourcing all our agricultural raw materials sustainably by 2020, and decoupling our growth from our environmental impact. Supporting our three big goals are more than 50 time-based targets. See more on the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan at http://www.unileverusa.com/sustainable-living/. Unilever employsmore than 10,000 peopleinthe United States – generating over $9 billion in sales in 2012. For more information, visit www.unileverusa.com. ABOUT GOOD MORNING AMERICA WEEKEND: The weekend edition of ABC's "Good Morning America" airs every Saturday and Sunday morning on the ABC Television Network (check local listings). The program is anchored by Dan Harris and Bianna Golodryga. Ron Claiborne is the news anchor and Ginger Zee is weather anchor. Rachel Smith is entertainment reporter. Tom Cibrowski is the senior executive producer and John Ferracane is senior broadcast producer. "Good Morning America" Saturday and Sunday brings viewers up-to-the-minute breaking news and weather, as well as topical feature stories. SOURCE Women's Health
Women's Health, FEED & Unilever Announce 2nd Annual RUN10 FEED10 Nationwide Event Series
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