AlterG Takes Home 3rd Title at the Penn Relays Corporate Distance Medley Relay

 

AlterG for the 3-Peat!

The AlterG Team with the coveted Penn Relays Wheel

We are thrilled to spread the news that AlterG is now the three-time Penn Relays Corporate Distance Medley Relays champion! Last Friday, four AlterG runners (and employees) from across the country met in Philadelphia to defend our title. They ran their best in the cold night to secure a decisive win over the second place team, JP Morgan (with their 240,000 employees). Continue reading “AlterG Takes Home 3rd Title at the Penn Relays Corporate Distance Medley Relay”

A Brief History of AlterG’s NASA Technology – The Early Years

 

First there was space…

This is how you run in space.

In the 1960s, NASA started sending astronauts into space. At first, people spent only a short period of time outside the earth’s gravitational pull.

However, after the International Space Station was introduced, astronauts started extending their stay. The zero gravity environment began causing weight loss, muscle atrophy, and decreased bone density. NASA was learning that exercising is hard when you can’t keep your feet on the ground! Continue reading “A Brief History of AlterG’s NASA Technology – The Early Years”

AlterG Defending Title at the 2015 Penn Relays Corporate Distance Medley Relay

 

Under the Lights of Historic Franklin Field at the University of Pennsylvania

Members of the 2014 championship team celebrate their victory with the Penn Relays Wheel

This Friday night, at the University of Pennsylvania, four AlterG employees will take the track to defend our title as the two-time Corporate Distance Medley Relay Champions.  The Penn Relays, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania, is the largest and oldest track & field competition in the US.  Professional, collegiate, and high-school runners compete in a variety of relay races over four days, and attendance can top 50,000 people! Continue reading “AlterG Defending Title at the 2015 Penn Relays Corporate Distance Medley Relay”