24 Hour Fitness® Congratulates Partner Derek Jeter on 3000th Hit

Fitness Leader Celebrates Yankee Superstar’s Career Milestone


SAN RAMON, Calif. - July 7, 2011

(BUSINESS WIRE) — 24 Hour Fitness, the nation’s largest privately-owned U.S. fitness club chain and a leading health club industry pioneer, joins baseball fans across the nation in congratulating Derek Jeter for reaching his 3,000th career hit in today’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays. Jeter, a 24 Hour Fitness® Signature Athlete and partner, became the twenty-eighth player of all time to reach the storied milestone, and the company commends his dedication to continually improving his game through a focused commitment to health and fitness.

“As a baseball fan, I was thrilled to see Derek reach his 3,000th hit, placing him among legends such as Hank Aaron, Pete Rose and Cal Ripken, Jr.,” said Carl Liebert, chief executive officer at 24 Hour Fitness. “Derek is an ideal ambassador for 24 Hour Fitness as we promote healthy, active lifestyles for all New Yorkers and Americans. He is a community leader who shares our vision of inspiring people to lead a healthier lifestyle. We are extremely proud of our relationship with Derek and look forward to seeing what he will accomplish next.”

As a Signature Athlete for 24 Hour Fitness since 2008, Jeter worked with the company to design three co-branded 24 Hour Fitness® Derek Jeter Ultra-Sport clubs in New York City, N.Y. The special clubs reflect the athlete’s unique personality, feature memorabilia from his career and boast an array of state-of-the-art fitness equipment and amenities.

To check out a Derek Jeter club, visit one of the locations at:

• 136 Crosby, New York, NY 10012  View club page.
• 153 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022  View club page.
• 225 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010  View club page.

About 24 Hour Fitness

Headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., 24 Hour Fitness is a leading health club industry pioneer, serving nearly four million members in more than 400 clubs across the U.S. For more than 30 years, the company has been dedicated to helping members change their lives and reach their individual fitness goals. With convenient club locations, personal training services, innovative group exercise classes and a variety of strength, cardio and functional training equipment, 24 Hour Fitness offers fitness solutions for everyone.   

Please call 1-800-224-0240 or visit 24hourfitness.com for more information and to find the club nearest you. 

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