SOURCE: PacificHealth Laboratories, Inc.

PacificHealth Laboratories, Inc.

April 10, 2012 11:50 ET

PacificHealth Laboratories Comes On Board as Official Gel for City Bikes Ironman 70.3 Miami

MATAWAN, NJ--(Marketwire - Apr 10, 2012) - PacificHealth Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: PHLI) (OTCBB: PHLI), a leading sports nutrition company, is pairing up with Miami Tri Events, the producers of the City Bikes Ironman 70.3 Miami. As the official gel for the race, which draws national as well as large international attention, PacificHealth is tapping into a wide and varied audience.

PacificHealth Labs produces the top performing energy gel in the market, ACCEL GEL®, which has just been improved with an all-natural formula and redesigned package. Compared to the leading carbohydrate only gel, ACCEL GEL is proven by published studies to increase endurance by 13% and reduce muscle damage by 50%. This unique product will provided as on-course fuel during the race.

Fred Duffner, President and CEO of PacificHealth Labs, Inc., said, "We are very pleased to partner with Miami Tri Events and the City Bikes Ironman 70.3 Miami which is one of the premier events of the season. We know ACCEL GEL Advanced Sports Gel and 2ND SURGE® Ultra Energy Gel will power the athlete's passion in this great event."

City Bikes Ironman 70.3 Miami is a distinctive race in that it draws athletes from over 58 countries around the world. It is the only Ironman 70.3 race in the United States that takes place in the heart of a large metropolis. The allure of Miami as a tourist destination attracts athletes and their families who, besides competing, enjoy exploring the city and all it has to offer. The race is organized by Miami Tri Events, a company composed of a group of experienced professionals who have created various sporting events such as the Miami International Triathlon, 2575 Triathlon Series and St. Augustine Marathon. Their focus is on enriching the community by fostering a healthy lifestyle while at the same time creating jobs and benefiting local charities.

"We are proud to have PacificHealth Labs as part of the City Bikes Ironman 70.3 Miami team. Their support of the sport and commitment to innovative, high quality products demonstrate the core values of our company," said Wilber Anderson, CEO of Miami Tri Events. "We strive to offer our athletes the highest quality experience and ACCEL GEL products on course will provide exactly that."

ACCEL GEL will also be featured in the event's social media networks, offering monthly opportunities for athletes to win free ACCEL GEL and 2ND SURGE products.

City Bikes Ironman 70.3 Miami will take place on October 28th, 2012 at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami. For more information contact or visit:

About PacificHealth:
PacificHealth Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: PHLI) (OTCBB: PHLI), a leading nutrition technology company, has been a pioneer in discovering, developing and commercializing patented, protein-based nutritional products that stimulate specific peptides involved in appetite regulation and that activate biochemical pathways involved in muscle performance and growth. PHLI's principal areas of focus include sports performance and weight loss. To learn more, visit

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