SIGVARIS’ Athletic Recovery Socks Partners with 790 The Zone and David O’Meara for the MidSummer Music Fest and 5K Rocket Run

June 10, 2010 at 1:13 pm Leave a comment

Atlanta, GA: SIGVARIS, the global leader of graduated compression garments, will team up with 790 The Zone and David O’Meara, The One Mile Runner, for the MidSummer Music Fest and Rocket 5K Run on June 19 at Candler Park.

SIGVARIS is honored to be a sponsor of the race and festival. All proceeds from the race will benefit Mary Lin Elementary School, and proceeds from the festival will help make improvements to Candler Park.

SIGVARIS will host a booth at the event where people can learn about the benefits of wearing true graduated compression as well as meet and take photos with running inspiration, David O’Meara, The One Mile Runner.

David O’Meara, who endorses SIGVARIS’ Athletic Recovery Sock, is a world-renowned coach, speaker, author and athlete. He is the author of Creating Amazement, Play Better Live Better and Tennis Unlimited.

SIGVARIS sponsors several running events each year, to help educate athletes about the value and benefits of wearing true graduated compression.

A growing trend among competitive athletes and weekend warriors, professional sports athletes are using compression socks during and after performance events to improve their results. The SIGVARIS Athletic Recovery sock flushes out lactic acid and provides relief from delayed leg muscle soreness after strenuous exercise or competition.

SIGVARIS created to provide consumers with information on the new sock – Athletic Recovery, as well as a forum for athletes to discuss their compression therapy experiences and results.

The race kicks off at 8:30 a.m. on June 19. The MidSummer Music Fest begins at Noon and features a Family Zone, Artist Market and live music from bands such as Better Than Ezra. For more information about the event, visit

About David O’Meara – the One Mile Runner
David is a certified personal trainer and fitness counselor. He has trained both coaches and Fortune 500 executives on his trips around the world in Europe, Asia, and Africa. O’Meara has also been the keynote speaker at world sports conferences, financial institutions, leadership organizations, and educational conferences. He is the author of Creating Amazement, Play Better, Live Better and Tennis Unlimited. David also serves as the Professional Touring Coach at the Bath and Racquet Fitness Club. For more information about David O’Meara, please visit:

SIGVARIS® North America is part of an internationally active medical device group headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland that focuses on the development, production and distribution of medical compression garments, including hosiery and socks. With distribution in more than 50 countries on six continents, SIGVARIS is recognized as a global industry leader in the area of compression therapy for the management of venous disorders. Our US manufacturing plant is located in Peachtree City, GA. For more information, please visit SIGVARIS, LIFE FOR LEGS and the leg icon are registered trademarks of Ganzoni & Cie AG, St.Gallen/Switzerland and in many countries worldwide.

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