Point32Health Named Presenting Sponsor of the B.A.A. 5K & Official Well being Insurance coverage Provider of the B.A.A.
BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced these days that Point32Health has been named the official overall health insurance coverage provider of the B.A.A., as effectively as Presenting Sponsor of the B.A.A. 5K. The Massachusetts-primarily based overall health care organization will be an official sponsor of B.A.A. events all through the year, which includes at the Boston Marathon, June’s B.A.A. 10K, and November’s B.A.A. Half Marathon.
“The B.A.A. and Point32Health share a popular bond in prioritizing and focusing on the overall health and wellbeing of our neighborhood,” mentioned Jack Fleming, President and Chief Executive Officer of the B.A.A. “As two organizations with deep nearby roots, we appear forward to expanding the good influence that wellness can have, no matter if you are an skilled runner or new to the sport.”
Point32Health is a major, nonprofit overall health and wellbeing organization, delivering a greater overall health care practical experience to its members and the communities they serve. 1 of the leading twenty overall health plans in the United States, Point32Health builds on the excellent of its founding organizations, Tufts Well being Strategy and Harvard Pilgrim Well being Care. They present a diverse variety of overall health plans that support strengthen the overall health and wellness of the two.two million members they serve. Each and every day, they operate to provide on their goal of guiding and empowering healthier lives for every person.
“Point32Health is thrilled to assistance the B.A.A. and athletes from across the globe in their quest for athletic achievement,” mentioned Cain A. Hayes, president and CEO of Point32Health. “We appear forward to playing an significant part in these inspiring events and celebrating with the whole city of Boston, each and every runner’s exclusive journey from the start off to the finish line.”
As the 1st presenting sponsor of the B.A.A. 5K, Point32Health will field a group of 400 athletes for this year’s race on April 15. The B.A.A. 5K annually kicks off Boston Marathon weekend, with almost ten,000 athletes operating via Back Bay and across the Boston Marathon finish line just before finishing the three.1-mile race at Boston Frequent. The B.A.A. 5K presented by Point32Health is recognized as a single of the quickest and most competitive 5K races in the globe. The Official Fundraising Companion of the B.A.A. 5K, Specific Olympics Massachusetts, raised far more than $75,000 via final year’s race and will welcome one hundred athletes to Boston this April to assistance an inclusive atmosphere for athletes with intellectual disabilities.
“I am delighted that Point32Health is the official overall health insurance coverage provider of the B.A.A. as effectively as the Presenting Sponsor of the B.A.A. 5K,” mentioned Joan Benoit Samuelson, 1984 Olympic gold medalist, two-time Boston Marathon winner, and Beach2Beacon 10K founder. “Having worked with Point32Health, and as a extended time Harvard Pilgrim member, I know 1st-hand their commitment to the overall health and wellbeing of their members and communities, and I am pleased to see them extend this commitment to the operating neighborhood that comes from about the globe to Boston to fulfill dreams.”
Participants and spectators will also discover Point32Health at the Boston Marathon Expo and Fan Fest on race weekend, and on Patriots’ Day major a unique cheer zone along the course. Year round, Point32Health and the B.A.A. will collaborate to market a healthier way of life via digital campaigns and messaging. The new partnership will also assistance the B.A.A.’s ongoing neighborhood events and initiatives.