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Point32Health Named Presenting Sponsor of the B.A.A. 5K & Official Wellness Insurance coverage Provider of the B.A.A.


Mar 16, 2023

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced nowadays that Point32Health has been named the official overall health insurance coverage provider of the B.A.A., as nicely 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 frequent 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 effect that wellness can have, no matter if you are an seasoned runner or new to the sport.”

Point32Health is a top, nonprofit overall health and wellbeing organization, delivering a far better overall health care expertise to its members and the communities they serve.  A single of the major twenty overall health plans in the United States, Point32Health builds on the good quality of its founding organizations, Tufts Wellness Strategy and Harvard Pilgrim Wellness Care. They give a diverse variety of overall health plans that assist increase the overall health and wellness of the two.two million members they serve. Each day, they function to provide on their objective of guiding and empowering healthier lives for everybody.

“Point32Health is thrilled to help 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 critical part in these inspiring events and celebrating with the complete city of Boston, every runner’s distinctive journey from the start out to the finish line.”

As the initial 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 via Back Bay and across the Boston Marathon finish line just before finishing the three.1-mile race at Boston Prevalent. The B.A.A. 5K presented by Point32Health is recognized as 1 of the quickest and most competitive 5K races in the globe. The Official Fundraising Companion of the B.A.A. 5K, Particular Olympics Massachusetts, raised additional than $75,000 via final year’s race and will welcome one hundred athletes to Boston this April to help 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 nicely 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 lengthy time Harvard Pilgrim member, I know initial-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 top a unique cheer zone along the course. Year round, Point32Health and the B.A.A. will collaborate to market a wholesome life-style via digital campaigns and messaging. The new partnership will also help the B.A.A.’s ongoing neighborhood events and initiatives.

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