Epic Adventurers, Endurance Athletes Invited To Apply for Punch Gunk’s Go Get It Grant Program

client news press release Apr 05, 2021

Pain-relief innovator offers financial assistance for athletes pursuing unique and daring endeavors

LOS ANGELES – Punch Gunk, the award-winning performance therapeutics company shaking up the pain relief and workout recovery industry, announced today that applications are now open for their Go Get It Grant Program. Athletes and teams in need of financial assistance for upcoming athletic endeavors can apply for amounts both large and small from the total fund of $2500. Those interested in applying can learn more and download application materials at punchgunk.com/go-get-it.

“Punch Gunk is all about removing barriers that keep people from getting out there and staying active. By partnering with athletes through this program, we’re excited to help make way for daring individuals and teams to accomplish their goals and inspire others to do the same,” said Punch Gunk Co-Founder Cameron McIntyre. “Whether your goals include a triathlon, a wilderness trek, or...

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Are You There Race Directors? It's Me, Meg.

notes from meg Mar 10, 2021

I had the chance to catch up with ultramarathon icon Dean Karnazes earlier this week, and our conversation was a reminder of just how much running and endurance is ingrained in Treat PR.

When I relaunched Treat PR last year, I was wary of approaching race directors and continuing that tradition of telling the story of endurance events. I knew that there had been no challenge quite like 2020 for them before and that budgets were tight. I figured an email from me might be a distraction or disrespectful during this metaphorical marathon...like a sign that says “You’re almost there!” at mile 20.

My conversation with Dean reminded me of a couple of things and made me rethink this decision. 

First, the instant connection created by running is so powerful. Even as I, a middle-of-the-pack, 5:12 marathoner, talked to one of the most inspirational and legendary runners in the world, there was no question that Dean and I shared common ground and were chatting as equals....

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UCI MIND’s First-Ever Virtual Gala Warms Hearts, Opens Minds, Drives Donations Both On and Offline

A December to Remember inaugural digital broadcast draws nearly 1,000 viewers, raises $300,000 for Alzheimer’s research

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IRVINE, Calif. – The University of California, Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND) exceeded expectations in every way during its A December to Remember Gala on Dec. 5, 2020. The event took place virtually for the very first time amid the COVID-19 pandemic, reaching over 850 viewers on multiple online channels including Facebook, Youtube and the UCI MIND website. Motivated by unique personal stories,  world-class entertainers, and enticing auction items, donors gave over $300,000 toward UCI MIND’s vision of making memories last a lifetime. A recording of the event is available to view on UCI MIND’s YouTube page.

“Despite the challenges of presenting a program in an entirely new medium, we are thrilled with the response we’ve received from those who...

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