FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 6, 2015 – Vancouver, BC.

August 6, 2015 – Vancouver, BC – The Vancouver Spirit Run, presented by ASICS, is set for September 13th at Jericho Beach Park, is extremely pleased to announce that SierraSil Health Inc. will once again be offering up close to $3,000 in prize money. This will be the largest purse offered for any of the races in the Lower Mainland Cross-Country Series. SierraSil will be awarding prize money to both the “Open” and “Masters” category (40+) race in the following increments for both top female and male athletes.

1st Prize – $ 400.00 / 2nd Prize – $200.00 / 3rd Prize – $75.00

“We want to encourage people to be healthy and active, and offering prize money gives that extra incentive. SierraSil is thrilled to be involved in the Vancouver Spirit Run for the 5th year and to support such a great community event by providing a little motivation and pain free training!” said Melanie Trepanier, Community Relations Manager for Sierrasil Health Inc.

“We are once again excited and proud that our partnership with SierraSil has been extended and that we’ll be able to offer substantial prize money for the “Open and Masters” section. Our goal is to reward some of the most competitive runners and give them an added incentive to compete at the highest level in this beautiful location”, said Chris Winter, Vice-President of the organizing group of The Vancouver Spirit Run.

About SierraSil Health Inc:

SierraSil Health Inc. was founded in 2003 to market SierraSil®, a proprietary natural mineral powder that is safe and effective for joint health and comfort. Research shows that SierraSil® eases joint and muscle aches, reduces stiffness and helps prevent cartilage breakdown associated with exercise and movement. The company strives to provide exceptional customer service, to be ethical in all relationships, and to support all health claims with quality research. SierraSil Health Inc.’s vision is to help a million consumers be healthier and more active with our patented mineral complex. For more information please visit www.sierrasil.com or contact Melanie Trepanier, Community Relations Manager at 604-676-4450.

About The Vancouver Spirit Run

The 2015 Vancouver Spirit Run, presented by ASICS, is set for September 13th, 2015 at Jericho Beach Park. The Vancouver Spirit Run, part of the Vancouver Sun Run Series, is a Cross Country and Trail running event featuring something for everyone at Jericho Beach Park. It is the realization of the late coach Frank Reynolds’ vision to have a mass participation cross country event while encouraging and supporting British Columbia High School and University athletes through charitable donations and scholarship programs.

“I believe that sport teaches you what is really worthwhile in life and how much you can get out of hard work, sacrifice, and commitment”. – Frank Reynolds

For more information about The Vancouver Spirit Run, visit www.vancouverspiritrun.com