BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced now 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, such as 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,” stated Jack Fleming, President and Chief Executive Officer of the B.A.A. “As two organizations with deep neighborhood roots, we appear forward to expanding the constructive effect that wellness can have, no matter if you are an knowledgeable runner or new to the sport.”
Point32Health is a top, nonprofit overall health and wellbeing organization, delivering a superior overall health care encounter to its members and the communities they serve. 1 of the best twenty overall health plans in the United States, Point32Health builds on the excellent of its founding organizations, Tufts Wellness Program and Harvard Pilgrim Wellness Care. They supply a diverse variety of overall health plans that enable strengthen the overall health and wellness of the two.two million members they serve. Every single day, they perform to provide on their goal of guiding and empowering healthier lives for everybody.
“Point32Health is thrilled to assistance the B.A.A. and athletes from across the planet in their quest for athletic achievement,” stated Cain A. Hayes, president and CEO of Point32Health. “We appear forward to playing an vital function in these inspiring events and celebrating with the whole city of Boston, every single runner’s distinctive journey from the begin to the finish line.”
As the very first 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 practically ten,000 athletes operating by means of Back Bay and across the Boston Marathon finish line ahead of finishing the three.1-mile race at Boston Typical. The B.A.A. 5K presented by Point32Health is recognized as 1 of the quickest and most competitive 5K races in the planet. The Official Fundraising Companion of the B.A.A. 5K, Unique Olympics Massachusetts, raised a lot more than $75,000 by means of 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,” stated 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 very first-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 planet to Boston to fulfill dreams.”
Participants and spectators will also uncover Point32Health at the Boston Marathon Expo and Fan Fest on race weekend, and on Patriots’ Day top a unique cheer zone along the course. Year round, Point32Health and the B.A.A. will collaborate to market a healthful life-style by means of digital campaigns and messaging. The new partnership will also assistance the B.A.A.’s ongoing neighborhood events and initiatives.