X2 Performance Named Exclusive Energy Drink Partner of the 2021 Surf City and Long Beach Marathons
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA – September 10, 2021 – Motiv Sports, operators of the Surf City Marathon and Long Beach Marathon, is pleased to welcome X2 Performance as the exclusive energy drink partner of the 2021 events. The partnership kicks off with the 25th edition of the Surf City Marathon and Half Marathon on Saturday, September 11th. The Long Beach Marathon and Half Marathon will take place on the weekend of October 9-10, 2021.
X2 Performance is a rapidly growing line of clean, healthy energy drinks and pre-work supplements, backed by NBA All-Star Kawhi Leonard, NFL All-Pro Saquon Barkley, Peloton Superstar Kendall Toole and Super Bowl Champion Lavonte David. The X2 line of products has been vetted by the most rigorous gatekeepers in professional sports and is currently used by more than 25 teams across the NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL.
An ideal fit for endurance athletes, X2’s line of performance energy products provide a patented combination of clean ingredients, scientifically proven to deliver sustained performance through the generation and regeneration of ATP (a natural molecule the body uses to provide energy).
“We take pride in aligning with brands that are proven trusted and effective by athletes everywhere,” said Phyllis Blanchard, Head of Partnerships for Motiv. “Given X2’s natural energy formula and prestige amongst 25 professional sports team, it was an easy decision to partner with them so our runners could enjoy their simple and effective products. We look forward to kicking off our partnership at Surf City and working together to promote a healthy and active lifestyle for all of our participants.”
“We are excited to partner with the iconic Surf City Marathon and Long Beach Marathons to support peak performance for these marathoners, as we truly believe our patented clean, healthy line of products are a game changer for endurance athletes.” said Dave Cohen, EVP of Marketing & Strategic Partnerships for X2. “Our products are designed for “Everyday Athletes” who want to maximize their training and competitive performance with natural, healthy ingredients and no jitters/no crash, so we’re confident runners this fall will be thrilled with the results.”
The Surf City Marathon is a world-class destination event with the expo, start line and finish line festival all taking place just steps away from the sand and oceanfront resorts. Traditionally held on the first weekend of February, the race will take place in September for the first time due to the ongoing pandemic.
Race weekend kicks off with an Active Lifestyle Expo on Thursday and Friday at the main Huntington Beach Parking Lot. Event weekend features two days of running with a beach mile race on the sand on Friday night. The main event begins on Saturday morning with the marathon, half-marathon and 5k. Runners enjoy one of the most scenic courses in the United States with spectacular views along the route. Event weekend concludes with a finish line festival and beer garden.
About X2 PERFORMANCE
X2 PERFORMANCE® is a family of products whose patented formulation delivers sustained energy using a combination of only clean and healthy ingredients engineered to optimize your endurance. The product line includes X2 ENDURANCE natural energy drinks and X2 PERFORMANCE pre + intra-workout supplements. X2 products are available at CVS Pharmacy and cvs.com, gnc.com, Subway, Amazon and on X2Performance.com. Learn more at www.X2Performance.com and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
About the Surf City Marathon
The 25th running of the Surf City Marathon and Half Marathon will take place on Saturday, September 11, 2021. The scenic course giving runners a first-class tour of Huntington Beach with the convenient start and finish line located just steps from the beach. A two-day Active Lifestyle Expo kicks off race weekend in Huntington Beach Parking Lot on Thursday, September 9 and Friday, September 10. The expo will have numerous vendors featuring the latest in running gear, recovery products and nutrition.
Event weekend will feature two days of running with a beach mile race on the sand on Friday, September 10 at 6pm. Race Day begins on Saturday at 6:25am with Challenged Athletes, the marathon, half-marathon and 5k. Runners enjoy one of the most scenic courses in the United States with spectacular views along the route. Event weekend concludes with a finish line festival and Michelob ULTRA beer garden. Loyalty runners will receive one additional Michelob Ultra Seltzer to celebrate their achievement. To register or for more information, visit RunSurfCity.com or follow @RunSurfCityUSA on Instagram and facebook.
About The Long Beach Marathon
The 2021 Long Beach Marathon and Half Marathon will take place on the weekend of October 9-10. The race returns for its 37th edition year and features two days of races along the Southern California coast, offering runners iconic waterfront views of Shoreline Village and the Queen Mary Hotel. For more information about the Long Beach Marathon, visit RunLongBeach.com and follow @LongBeachMarathon on social media.
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