Nuun Named Official Hydration Partner of #RUSA19


Conference attendees to receive free Nuun product at the Industry Conference powered by the ACTIVE Network in Puerto Rico next month

(January 15, 2019) – If you’re attending the 2019 Industry Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico next month, be sure to pack your reusable water bottle. Nuun Hydration has signed on as the Official Hydration Partner of the event

Runners love Nuun for its light flavor and clean ingredients, making it the perfect electrolyte replacement sports drink for any time of day.

“We know our attendees always have a great time at our events, and sometimes a little electrolyte replacement is definitely in order!” said Christine Bowen, Running USA vice president of programming, partnerships and operations. “We’re glad to have Nuun on board to help out with everyone’s happiness and hydration.”

“We are excited to hydrate our friends from the running industry and help support the electric energy at the conference,” added Kevin Rutherford, Nuun President and CEO. “Cheers to reducing the number of disposable bottles at the event and kudos to the leadership from Running USA.”

At the Industry Conference powered by the ACTIVE Network, attendees will be able to pick up Nuun samples at the Nuun Recovery Stations during breakfast on Monday and Tuesday morning, as well as during Monday’s General Session.

Nuun CEO Kevin Rutherford is a keynote speaker at the event, and will be addressing Monday’s General Session on the importance of corporate culture in business success. Nuun is also participating in the Run Happy Pitch Fest Presented by Brooks Running on Tuesday – participants will pitch the judges for the chance to earn VIK sponsorship packages.

Not signed up for the industry’s best annual conference yet? Secure your spot and plan your travel today – time is running out! In fact, the price goes up at midnight tonight!

About Nuun Hydration

Nuun, based in Seattle, WA, makes a healthier sports drink that comes in tablet and powder formats so it is convenient to carry and add to water, and is better for the environment than ready to drink options. Nuun uses clean ingredients and works with leading sports nutritionists to deliver delicious, healthy hydration for exercise and for daily health. Founded in 2004, Nuun was the first sports drink brand to separate electrolyte replacement from carbohydrates, recognizing the hydration and fueling needs for athletes are different. Nuun Sport, previously named Electrolytes, remains the #1 selling sport drink product in run, bike, outdoor specialty, and outdoor chain stores. Nuun’s mission is hydration that inspires more movement, and Nuun’s culture and mission have been recognized by Outside Magazine, who named Nuun to its' 2017 and 2018 ‘Best Places to Work’ lists.  To learn more, visit or follow them on social media.

About the Industry Conference

Since its origins as a small gathering of Running USA’s founders in Southern California in 2004, the Running USA annual conference has grown to becoming the best-attended, most esteemed gathering of running industry professionals from around the USA and the world. Now moving locations each year, the conference has been held in Los Angeles, San Diego, Savannah, Houston, San Antonio, Orlando, New Orleans and now San Juan, Puerto Rico.  Register here.

About Running USA

Running USA is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization devoted to improving the status and experience of distance running and racing in the United States through collective marketing and promotions, information and communications within the industry and to the national media, services to events and industry members, and the development of American world class stars. It seeks the advancement of the sport and the provision of value to each of its members' events and businesses. For more information, visit