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CEP Compression Announces Partnership with Ragnar

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Whitsett, NC (February 16, 2016)- CEP Compression, a world leader in performance compression socks and sportswear, is excited to announce a three-year partnership with Ragnar Race Series, a 120 to 200-mile overnight running relay race series. CEP will make co-branded socks and calf sleeves that will be sold in Ragnar’s Merchandising tent at each of their event locations.

“We are extremely excited about our partnership with Ragnar,” said Michael Potter, Director at CEP. “The Ragnar race experience is unmatched by any other competitive race series in the country and mimics the same experience we strive to deliver to our customers with each and every CEP product on the market.”

CEP is rooted in nearly a half-century of German design and innovation in medical compression technology. CEP’s proprietary compression profile improves blood flow, reduces muscle soreness and quickens recovery time making it the perfect product for Ragnar participants running long distances and testing their athletic limits.

Ragnar/CEP Branded Product

The Ragnar Race Series is an overnight running relay race where teams of six or 12 pile into two vans and tag team running 200 miles, day and night. Each participant runs three to eight miles making it the perfect race for every running ability. For the trail runner, the Ragnar Trail Relay offers a 120-mile race on some of the most scenic trail loops in the country. From the mountains of Richmond, Virginia to the deserts of Zion, Utah there are 19 trail relays to choose from.

Ragnar/CEP branded product will also be available in select retailer stores across the country and on Ragnar’s website.

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About CEP Compression:

CEP is a high-end sports brand that incorporates medical expertise in its innovative, high-quality product concepts that help wearers enhance their athletic performance and stay healthy. What makes CEP such a unique sports brand is its access to state-of-the-art production standards “Made in Germany” thanks to its parent medi, one of the leading companies in the healthcare market, headquartered in Bayreuth. medi works together with acclaimed scientists, sports physicians and athletes to develop special technologies and features that give all products in the CEP collection a unique effect. CEP is famous for its legendary compression legwear optimized for running and now offers a wide range of performance-enhancing products from socks and high-tech functional sportswear to the new Ortho+ product line. Find out more at:

About Ragnar:

Based in Utah, Ragnar is the largest overnight running relay series in the United States. Traversing inspiring and scenic destinations around the country, these events make testing your limits a team sport. In the Ragnar Relay Series, teams of 12 run a 200-mile relay over two days and one night; in Ragnar Trail Relays, teams of eight run a 120-mile trail relay over the same time span. The more than 100,000 runners that participate each year embrace their inner wild to conquer what they thought impossible; sacrifice sleep for unforgettable moments and cross the finish line to receive our glorious finisher medals.