New sponsor Lagunitas Brewing on tap for FuelBelt Race Team

The Rhode Island based FuelBelt Race Team, is raising a glass to announce Lagunitas Brewing Company as a new team sponsor! According to a release from FuelBelt, Lagunitas Brewing Company and the FuelBelt Race Team are both active organizations that believe strongly in working hard, pursuing an active lifestyle and supporting great causes.

Lagunitas now joins fellow FuelBelt Race Team sponsors: Ironman, Gatorade Endurance, Jasmine Seven,, and Sugoi Performance Apparel.

The FuelBelt Race Team was founded 10 years ago by Vinu Malik, a 36-time Ironman finisher and also the CEO of FuelBelt Inc and The team is comprised of over 150 athletes who generally train and race in New England but who also travel the world to some of the greatest endurance events such as the Hawaii Ironman World Championship.

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The FuelBelt Race Team will represent Lagunitas at training, racing and social events throughout the year.

“Endurance athletes are very social and we can’t think of a better partner than Lagunitas for our community based team,” said Vinu Malik, CEO of FuelBelt. “The FuelBelt Race Team are loyal to the brands that support them and we look forward to doing everything we can to further market the Lagunitas brand wherever possible. With several endurance athletes on the Lagunitas team, this is a perfect match up for a great long-term partnership.”

FuelBelt is a world leader in hydration belts and running accessories. Founded in 1997 by 36x Ironman finisher and 7-time Ironman World Championship participant, Vinu Malik, FuelBelt continues to serve the needs of endurance athletes across the globe.

Since the days of brewing the beer on his kitchen stove back in 1993, Tony Magee the founder of Lagunitas Brewing Company has lived by the slogan: ‘Beer Speaks. People Mumble’. The company philosophy is to ‘let the liquid do the talking while we mumble our way into the community and figure out ways to turn beer into money for a good cause.’


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