SOURCE: KonaRed Corporation

November 26, 2013 09:15 ET

KonaRed Corporation Becomes Official Wellness Beverage for Molokai 2 Oahu World Championships of Paddleboarding 2014 and 2015

KALAHEO, HI--(Marketwired - Nov 26, 2013) - KonaRed Corporation (www.KonaRed.com) (OTCQB: KRED), the developers of the powerful antioxidant-rich wellness beverage made from the exclusive Hawaiian Coffee Fruit, announced today that the Company has become the official wellness beverage for the 2014 and 2015 Molokai 2 Oahu World Championships of Paddleboarding. Additionally, KonaRed is sponsoring its company ambassador, 10X paddling champ Jamie Mitchell.

This renowned Stand Up and traditional paddling event, which is held during the summer and has sold out the last six years, features more than 200 of the world's top athletes crossing the Ka'iwi Channel that connects the Islands of Molokai and Oahu, Hawaii. The 32-mile journey across the 2,300 foot deep channel has challenged athletes since the first organized outrigger race in 1952. A series of stunningly visual video highlights can be found by visiting http://www.youtube.com/user/molokai2oahu?feature=c4-overview-vl

Regarding the announcement, KonaRed CEO Shaun Roberts stated, "KonaRed is very excited to be associated with this challenging annual race in the sport of paddleboarding. We are proud to sponsor athletes who reflect KonaRed's commitment to excellence, health, and wellness. Our sponsored athletes drink KonaRed products to help them excel on an elite level and KonaRed is happy to be a part of their success." 

About KonaRed Corporation
KonaRed Corporation is the business of bringing the health and wellness attributes of Hawaiian Coffee fruit to the masses. KonaRed Corporation has developed an innovative, state of the art, proprietary process that produces extracts and powdered Hawaiian Coffee Fruit. The company is headquartered in Kalaheo, Hawaii. Learn more about the science behind coffee fruit and follow the healthy, Hawaiian active lifestyle by visiting www.konared.com. For additional information about the company and Investor Relations, please contact Steven M. Schorr by Email at invest@konared.com.

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