SOURCE: Ragnar Events, LLC

September 19, 2007 10:47 ET

Ragnar Relay Series Names MyoMed as 2008 Title Sponsor

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - September 19, 2007) - The Ragnar Relay Series (, the nation's largest series of overnight relay races, is proud to name MyoMed as its 2008 title sponsor.

The Ragnar Relay Series includes the Ragnar Relay Wasatch Back, in Utah; the Ragnar Relay Del Sol, in Arizona; the Ragnar Relay Northwest Passage, in Washington State; and the Ragnar Relay Great River, in Minnesota. Ragnar has experienced explosive growth and has established itself as the leader of the overnight relay race industry. In each Ragnar Relay, teams of 12 will run a relay of 170 to 200 miles. During the relay, each team member will run three legs, each leg ranging between 3 to 8 miles and varying in difficulty.

MyoMed ( is a topical pain reliever with an all-natural blend of ingredients with clinically proven results. Its unique, deep-penetrating nano-technology delivery gives users fast results with long-lasting therapeutic effect. MyoMed's effectiveness has been proven through use by some of professional sport's toughest athletes, like NFL's Tom Brady, Willie McGinest, and LaDainian Tomlinson and WNBA sensation Lisa Leslie.

Bob Shawgo, VP of Marketing for MyoMed, said, "We chose to be the title sponsor of the Ragnar Relay Series because we love the excitement of the overnight relay race. At MyoMed our mission is to promote active living. Our product enables people to enjoy life's activities without the hindrance of pain from sore muscles, arthritis, injury, or other health ailments. Each Ragnar Relay provides a unique opportunity for participants to test our product along the race course and feel its pain-relieving effects by the time they finish."

"We are extremely excited to have MyoMed as the title sponsor of the Ragnar Relay Series," said Tanner Bell, Director of Race Development for Ragnar. "We have used their product, we believe in their product, and we believe their involvement in the Ragnar Relay Series will add to the quality of an already stellar series of Ragnar Relays."

The official name of the series is now the MyoMed Ragnar Relay Series. For more information about the MyoMed Ragnar Relay Series visit For more information about MyoMed visit

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Director of Race Development
    Tanner Bell
    (801) 608-2486
    Email Contact