This Tuesday, April 13th, the Nike Mobile Unit and Emily Mitchell, an elite runner and sport’s dietitian, will be on site in Hermosa Beach group run. Mark your calendars, block out your schedule. You won’t want to miss this one.
“The Nike Mobile Tour visits the Hermosa Beach group run next Tuesday, April 13th! Come run with us and trial the new Nike footwear, the Nike+ SportBand and have your stride checked out with gait analysis!” Yes, you will run on a treadmill while Nike Mobile staff video tapes you and then analyzes your gait. FREE NIKE RAFFLE giveaways as well.
AND, that’s not all. Emily Mitchell MS, RD, CSSD, CDE will also be on site to answer any and/all of your nutrition questions. If you are looking to improve your performance through diet and nutrition, have questions on how to prepare nutritionally for endurance races, then make sure you come on Tuesday. Emily not only is a Registered Dietitian, a Diabetes Educator and one of only a few hundred Board Certified Sports Specialist Dietitians in the nation, she is also an elite runner. Emily is a member of the Nike Sponsored Elite female LA based running team THE JANES, a two time NIKE Run Hit Wonder 10k female champion, Pasadena 1/2 marathon female champion, the 12th place
female finisher at the 2007 LA Marathon and a sub 3hr Chicago marathon to name a few of her accomplishments. See her full bio below.
Emily Mitchell, MS, RD, CSSD, CDE is a Clinical Dietitian II and Certified Diabetes Educator. An expert in diet and nutrition, Emily counsels, treats and educates patients suffering from diabetes and
weight management problems. In addition to working closely with Endocrinologists and other physicians, Emily teaches numerous classes and lectures in the areas of weight management, sports nutrition, and diabetes. She also served as head of marketing for the Cedars-Sinai weight management program. Emily is an active member of the American Dietetic Association, American Association of Diabetes Educators, American Diabetes Association and California Dietetic Association.
An Indiana all-state cross country athlete in high school, Emily is now sponsored by PowerBar and a member of the elite Nike all female Los Angeles based “Janes” running team. She continues to compete at the highest of levels, exemplified by her two time Nike Run Hit Wonder 10k female champion, 2009 Pasadena ½ marathon female Champion, sub 3hr 2008 Chicago Marathon and 12th overall female at the 2007 LA Marathon to name a few. Emily holds an ultimate goal of qualifying for the 2012 US Olympic Marathon Trials.
Emily has been spotlighted on KCAL/KCBS TV,contributes to the Cedars-Sinai Acromegaly Newsletter, Nike’s ClubRunLA & TEAM IN TRAINING program, and wrote for the Purdue University Health Center newsletter. Emily has also consulted for companies such as Nike, Morgan Stanley,
Toyota and Impact Clinical Trials, a Los Angeles based testing institution for major pharmaceutical companies, on their research studies involving upcoming innovative medications to treat diabetes.
Emily has worked at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and Providence St. Joseph Medical Center. Emily received a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and graduated with honors from Purdue University. She also holds a Masters Degree in Exercise Science and is one of only a few hundred dietitians in the United States credentialed as a Board Certified Sports Specialist Dietitian.