LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Generation UCAN, revolutionary sports nutrition powered by the unique, slow-burning carbohydrate SuperStarch, will fuel 14 athletes as they compete for their share of the Olympic spotlight during the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials on February 13 in Los Angeles, Calif.
The nine women and five men representing this one-of-a-kind energy source include:
- Meb Keflezighi—San Diego, Calif.
- Dathan Ritzenhein—Rockford, Mich.
- Tyler Pennel—Golden, Colo.
- Adriana Nelson—Boulder, Colo.
- Emily Gordon—Santa Clara, Calif.
- Heidi Greenwood—Roseau, Minn.
- Andrea Duke—San Antonio, Texas
- Anita Perez—El Paso, Texas
- Mackenzie Howe—Athens, Ga.
- Johnny Crain—Dunlap, Ill.
- Griff Graves—Abingdon, Va.
- Andie Cozzarelli—Raleigh, N.C.
- Joanna Thompson—Knoxville, Tenn.
- Katja Goldring—Los Angeles, Calif.
Generation UCAN also will host a special event Saturday evening to celebrate the accomplishments of the athletes chasing their dreams. Open to the public from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in the JW Marriott Los Angeles' Olympic Room, the event offers the chance for attendees to interact and hear from the athletes in addition to top coaches Greg McMillan and Pete Rea.
To view the profiles of all the Generation UCAN athletes racing in Los Angeles and send them messages of encouragement, visit generationucan.com/ucancheer. To RSVP for the Saturday Generation UCAN celebration event, visit generationucan.com/ucanla.
About Generation UCAN
Generation UCAN is revolutionary sports nutrition powered by SuperStarch, a unique, slow-burning carbohydrate. This one-of-kind steady energy source stabilizes blood sugar and causes the body to burn more fat for fuel during workouts. Originally designed to help children who suffer from severe hypoglycemia, Generation UCAN's products provide a health and performance advantage over the carbohydrates in other sugar-based sports nutrition offerings and traditional pre-workout foods, which spike blood sugar. Built on passion, Generation UCAN fuels a wide range of athletes—from Olympians to those striving for fitness—set on accomplishing their goals. Learn more at generationucan.com or follow GenUCAN on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Contact: KJ Greenwood
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