LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Herbalife (NYSE:HLF), a global nutrition company, congratulates triathlete Heather Jackson on winning the IRONMAN 70.3 in Chattanooga, Tennessee for the second year in a row. Sponsored by Herbalife Nutrition, Jackson was one of 2,944 athletes competing in this race. Jackson who trains in Bend, Oregon completed the race with a time of 4 hours, 15 minutes and 20 seconds.
“I am thrilled with the race results and so grateful for the support from the Herbalife Nutrition community for making sure I was properly fueled and hydrated before this and every race,” said Heather Jackson.
Her next race is the IRONMAN in Boulder, Colorado where she’ll vie for one of the 40 slots in order to qualify in this year’s IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii in September.
“Heather Jackson’s outstanding accomplishments are an inspiration to us all, showing us what can be achieved through passion, hard work and commitment,” said Michael O. Johnson, chairman and CEO, Herbalife. “As her official nutrition partner, Herbalife Nutrition is proud to continue fueling her on her journey.”
Additionally, Herbalife Nutrition sponsored athletes from the Wattie Ink. Elite team’s Kinsey Snell from Loganville, Georgia finished third in the women’s 35-39 division and Corey Nygard from St. Paul, Minnesota finished third in the men’s 18-24 division race.
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