February 24, 2014
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Supports the Tokyo Marathon 2014 Runners With Amino Value, the Official Beverage
- Approximately 36,000 runners participated in the Tokyo Marathon, one of the Asia's largest city marathon events. Otsuka Pharmaceutical supports runners with BCAA endurance supplement Amino Value, the official beverage of the event. Approximately 443,000 servings of Amino Value 4000 were distributed at aid stations along the route on race day.
- Two employees were allocated at each aid station and they provided aid to runners with volunteers called TEAM SMILE.
- The three male runners in the Otsuka Pharmaceutical Track Team lead female elite runners as pace makers.
Tokyo, Japan: Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Head office: Tokyo Japan; President and Representative Director: Taro Iwamoto) participated as a sponsor of Tokyo Marathon 2014 (run on February 23, 2014) by supplying BCAA endurance supplement Amino Value as the official beverage of the event. Aiming to promote daily health and wellbeing, Otsuka Pharmaceutical targeted the approximately 10 million runners in Japan by supplying Amino Value for runners during the Tokyo Marathon, one of the Asia's largest city marathons. Otsuka Pharmaceutical has been an official sponsor of the Tokyo Marathon for eight consecutive years, since the inception of the popular event in 2007.
Information in this news release was current as of the original release date.