COLUMBUS, Ga., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- It's off and running—the Aflac Gear Up and Go! Sweepstakes in support of the Aflac Iron Girl Event Series is underway. The sweepstakes is one of the many ways that Aflac supports its sponsorship of the Aflac Iron Girl Event Series—an all-women's event series dedicated to empowering women to live a healthy and active lifestyle.
One lucky sweepstakes winner will be able to purchase all her training and fitness needs with a $4,500 gift card from The Sports Authority. The Gear Up and Go! Sweepstakes will run through Nov. 14—the end of the 2010 Aflac Iron Girl Event Series. Entries can be submitted online at aflacirongirl.com, or participants can register in person at any of the events.
With events nationwide ranging from 10K/5K races to duathlons and triathlons, the series offers women of all ages and fitness levels a chance to participate, and reach their health and wellness goals. The schedule for the 2010 Aflac Iron Girl Event Series includes the following:
Racine, Wis. (Triathlon)
Syracuse, N.Y. (Triathlon)
Columbia, Md. (Triathlon)
Boulder, Colo. (Triathlon)
Seattle, Wash. (10K/5K Run/Walk)
Lake Tahoe South Shore, Calif. (Triathlon)
Bloomington, Minn. (Duathlon)
Tempe, Ariz. (10-Mile/5K Run/Walk)
For more information about the Aflac Iron Girl event series or to register for an event, visit AflacIronGirl.com.
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About Iron Girl
Iron Girl is a Florida-based lifestyle brand known for its unique events, quality products and inspirational participants. Started in 2004 with two 10K/5K events, Iron Girl is now the nation's premier all-women's series, encompassing 10 events that range from run/walk to duathlon and triathlon. With a mission of empowering women toward a healthy lifestyle, Iron Girl has celebrated finishers ranging in age from 5 to 81, with an average age of 35, and in fitness levels from beginner to professional. In its inaugural year, 1,000 women became Iron Girl finishers. In 2008 alone, more than 16,000 women crossed an Iron Girl finish line. The brand is supported by title sponsor, Aflac, and other nationally recognized partners to include Luna Bar, Polar Heart Rate Monitor, Aqua Sphere and Specialized Designed for Women Bicycles. By logging on to IronGirl.com, athletes can enjoy an interactive Web site filled with training tips, guest columnists and nutrition information. IronGirlShop.com is an online resource that offers a variety of products to support participants beyond the finish line. The Iron Girl brand has been featured in a range of media outlets, including USA Today, The New York Times, Runner's World, Family Circle, Ok! magazine, Women's Health, Fitness, and Self.
Darcy Brito, Aflac
SOURCE Aflac Media Relations