Saucony Signs U.S. Marathoner Lewy Boulet to Endorsement Deal

Saucony, a designer and manufacturer of men's and women's performance athletic footwear and apparel, has announced the signing of marathoner Magdalena Lewy Boulet - who recently qualified for this summer's Olympics in Beijing - to a multi-year endorsement contract.

Lewy Boulet, 34, recently qualified for a spot on the U.S. Olympic team by finishing second in the 2008 U.S. Women's Olympic Marathon Trials (Lewy Boulet posted a time of 2:30:19).

Other U.S. Olympic track hopefuls endorsed by Saucony include Molly Huddle (10,000 meters); Alicia Shay (10,000 meters); and Gabe Jennings (1,500 meters). "Everyone at Saucony is very excited that Magdalena is joining our family of athletes," commented Richie Woodworth, president of Saucony. "Saucony will be supporting these courageous runners every step of the way [in Beijing] as they strive to achieve their very best."

Saucony is a subsidiary of Collective Brands Inc., and its brands include Saucony and Saucony Originals.

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