Fountain Valley, CA (PressExposure) April 23, 2008 -- Pete Vara a local age grouper mid-pack athlete will join a small group of ultra runners to compete in this years 50mile Leona Divide. Pete Vara Stated that: "After my first 50K at Twin Peaks I knew I was hooked and to find out why run more than 26.2?." "Training began Mid December and consisted of averaging 40-60miles per week", Pete added. Most of the training would not have possible without the support from his family and close running partners. Pete was fortunate enough to be accepted into the Team Aquaphor for the 3rd executive season.
Pete was chosen by Team Aquaphor for his past race achievements and his leadership abilities. Says Vara, "the services of Active.com are fantastic. They have provided me with many ways to find and register for races locally and make use their training plans. The site is filled with great information on nutrition, and health. I am a avid user of Aquaphor products and are part of my daily routine. This product helps me prevent and heal blisters, chaffing, and dry cracked skin." You can follow his training plans and racing reports at petevara.blogspot.com.
About Team Aquaphor Active.com Team Aquaphor Active.com, presented by official sponsors AquaphorÂ® and Active.com, is a sponsored athlete program developed and managed by Active Marketing Group, an integrated marketing and consumer promotions agency. A division of The Active Network, Inc., the agency helps sponsors get their brands in front of millions of active consumers across the country through peer-to-peer marketing by amateur endurance athletes.
The role of these athletes is to promote their sponsors by wearing branded apparel and using and promoting the sponsors' products during workouts and competitions. From running and cycling to triathlons and adventure races - the dedicated athletes of Team Aquaphor Active.com do it all and consistently take top honors in racing events both nationally and abroad. Their success is due in part to their use of Aquaphor ( EucerinUS.com), a dermatologist-recommended healing ointment and a product of Beiersdorf, Inc., designed to help prevent chafing during workouts and competitions. Athletes also receive access to free online training plans and membership savings benefits through Active.com ( active.com), a leading online destination for active lifestyle consumers. For more information, visit TeamAquaphorActive.com.