FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 3rd, 2020
Unived signs Elite Runner Rachel Schneider
Unived is pleased to announce the signing of Rachel Schneider on a long-term contract.
Rachel is a middle-distance runner who specializes in everything from 1500mt to 10000mt. She has achieved a lot of success in her career, and a few notable highlights are:
- 5th Fastest Mile: Rachel has the 5th fastest mile time ever for an American Women - 4:20.91 in 2019
- 4th in the 5k at USATF: Finished a strong 4th at the 2019 USATF Outdoor Track & Field National Championships
- 2020 Sound Running Track Meet 10k Champion: A massive win in her debut 10k race in 31:09.79, running the 8th fastest time ever run by an American woman, and securing the Olympic standard.
- Olympic Standard Hatrick: Rachel currently holds the Olympic Standards in the 1500m, 5k, and 10k for Tokyo 2021, and is the only Woman in American to hold all three standards going into 2021.
Rachel holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Sciences and a minor in Philosophy, as well as a Masters Degree in Sports Industry Management, both from Georgetown University. She is a professional runner for Under Armour as well as a coach to various elite & non-elite athletes. She has been a volunteer as a Big Sister in the Big Brothers, Big Sisters program for the past 4 years.
“We’re delighted to welcome Rachel to the Unived family. She is a phenomenal athlete who has achieved a lot already, a fierce competitor who has her sights set on big goals for the coming years. It’s an honor for all of us at Unived that she’s part of our Elite team, and we’re really excited and looking forward to supporting her nutrition & fuelling for her training and racing.” - Amit Mehta, Unived ‘s CEO.
"I'm thrilled to be joining the Unived Elite Team. I love how they have always been inspired by nature and based on research. I feel confident they will help me be a better athlete by keeping me more optimally hydrated, fueled, and recovered. Unived is a family that truly cares about the quality of their products and the quality of their relationships, and I'm honored to be a part of their team." - Rachel SchneiderFLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA - JULY 15: Olympic Hopeful Runner Rachel Schneider poses for a portrait on July 15, 2020 in Flagstaff, Arizona. Athletes across the globe are now training in isolation under strict policies in place due to the Covid-19 pandemic. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)[/caption]
Rachel joins the Unived Elite team that also includes World Elite Athletes such as Hayden Hawks, Sandi Nypaver, Harry Jones, Laura Kline, and Ruth Theresia.