A marketing manager from Norwich who ran over 240 miles in 2013 is celebrating a boost to her running plans for 2014, with the support of a local nutrition and supplements company who have come on board as a sponsor.
Megan Davies, 28, who works at The Bertram Group in Norwich, has been recruited by Suffolk based online retailer Deluxe Nutrition, to become part of their Ambassadors programme. She successfully completed the 167 mile ‘Grand to Grand Ultra’ through America (the North Rim of the Grand Canyon to the Grand Staircase) in just seven days in late 2013 and has plans to run even further in 2014.
From May 30th2014 Megan will run the 200km ‘Bhutan – The Last Secret’ distance race and she is planning to follow this up with a similar challenge in Cambodia in November. Megan is also planning to sign up for other endurance races throughout the year including the Rock Solid race in Exeter at the end of March.
Deluxe Nutrition is one of the market leading brands of fitness and nutrition supplements, and supports special amateur athletes achieve their goals through supplying the right products, supporting their sporting endeavours and offering exposure opportunities through their marketing campaigns.
For Megan, who coins herself ‘an endurance runner’, the supply of the right supplement products is a huge boost. “I am really pleased to have been chosen for the Deluxe Nutrition Ambassadors programme and to have support in my running challenges. The support and advice they can offer will be a real help to my training and events this year.”
Nikki Edwards from Deluxe Nutrition said: “As soon as we heard about Megan’s achievements and her sheer tenacity in running hundreds of miles at a time we had to approach her about being a Deluxe Ambassador. We’ll be ensuring she has the right products to get the most out of her training and we’ll be using her insights and experience to pass on to our customers. She is a real asset to us and she has our full support in her endeavours in 2014!”
Deluxe Nutrition stocks everything from protein shakes, and creatine powder to endurance composites like caffeine supplements and glucose. A Suffolk based company, they are a market leader in terms of online sales.