DESIGNER WHEY Announces Ali Vincent will Lead 'Team Designer Whey' in the Susan G. Komen 5K Race for the Cure

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Protein industry leader DESIGNER WHEY announced today it will participate in the Susan G. Komen San Diego Race for the Cure®. The 5K will take place on Sunday November 7, 2010 at 8:00 am in scenic and historic Balboa Park near downtown San Diego. The first female winner of NBC's hit show, The Biggest Loser, Ali Vincent, will lead the way.

Ali Vincent, Captain of Team Designer Whey

I am so excited to be Designer Whey’s Team Captain for the Susan G. Komen 5K in San Diego. Whether you are an avid runner or just starting out, together we can make a difference! We are going to train together and run together, so get ready. The ‘Pink’ Team is the team to be on!

Protein industry leader DESIGNER WHEY announced today it will participate in the Susan G. Komen San Diego Race for the Cure®. The 5K will take place on Sunday November 7, 2010 at 8:00 am in scenic and historic Balboa Park near downtown San Diego.

TEAM DESIGNER WHEY
Designer Whey is assembling a team of runners and walkers who are taking steps toward eradicating breast cancer, the most common cancer in women*. The company is helping their team members get ready for this life-changing event by providing a professionally designed training schedule and weekly training tips.

Every step our team members take will help find a cure for breast cancer and Ali Vincent is leading the way. Ali Vincent, the first female winner of NBC’s hit show The Biggest Loser says: "I am so excited to be Designer Whey’s Team Captain for the Susan G. Komen 5K in San Diego. Whether you are an avid runner or just starting out, together we can make a difference! We are going to train together and run together, so get ready. The ‘Pink’ Team is the team to be on!”

All team participants will receive a gift bag containing some of Designer Whey’s most popular products and event keepsakes. This “must-have” gift bag is valued at over $60.00 and contains:

  • A full-size 12 oz canister of Designer Whey’s all-natural Vanilla Almond Protein Powder
  • A Box of The Biggest Loser Lemonade 2GO Protein Packs
  • A 5-count Box of The Biggest Loser All Natural Protein Bars
  • An eco-friendly, reusable water bottle

Additionally, the first 50 Team Members to register will receive a stylish Team Designer Whey T-Shirt. Click here to register!

ABOUT SUSAN G. KOMEN FOUNDATION
Since launching the breast cancer movement more than 30 years ago, Komen for the Cure® has changed the way the world talks about and treats this devastating disease. In recent years, it was often controversial and considered inappropriate to openly discuss breast cancer. As a nation, we’ve come a long way but now face new challenges. Because of the struggling economy, many women who have lost their jobs and medical insurance cannot afford mammograms. In California, the state budget crisis has forced the closure of the only free mammogram program open to underserved women. The Susan G. Komen for the Cure in San Diego is responding by doing everything possible to raise additional funds. Those funds are raised primarily through the Race for the Cure.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure® ranked number one in a recent Harris Interactive poll as the most valued non-profit brand and the charity people are most likely to donate money to. Additionally, Komen for the Cure ranked second on the 2010 list of the nation’s most trusted charities.

ABOUT WHEY PROTEIN & DESIGNER WHEY
The DESIGNER WHEY vision is to change the “WHEY” America feels about protein by providing consumers with great tasting, healthy whey-based products that improve their healthy lifestyles.

Since 1993, NEXT Proteins has pioneered the manufacture of a full line of branded, consumer whey protein products including powders and enhanced beverages. The industry's best selling protein, DESIGNER WHEY, powers the company's innovative, great tasting products such as Protein?2GO, and Protein BLITZ®.

Whey protein has been called the ultimate functional food. The revolutionary benefit of DESIGNER WHEY products is the utilization of Whey, a protein-rich liquid component of milk produced as a by-product of the cheese-making process.

DEDICATED TO RESEARCH
DESIGNER WHEY has spent more than $10.3 million on research to match the perfect blend of nutritional whey protein with great taste.

Active people who use DESIGNER WHEY protein products before and after workouts can experience increased strength, improved power, faster muscle recovery, better health and performance.

Media members looking for additional information on DESIGNER WHEY's complete line of protein powders and drinks should visit http://www.DESIGNERWHEY.com. You may also learn innovative ways to incorporate protein into current diet plans, meals and discover tasty protein shake recipes.

*Source: Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

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