Navigation Links
Independence Blue Cross Enhances Blue Cross Broad Street Run Website, Adds Incentives, Training Videos, and Tips
Date:2/27/2009

Helping its members every step of the way, IBC offers those who run 10 free credits toward $150 fitness reimbursement

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The weather may still be chilly, but excitement for the 30th annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run is heating up as runners across the region begin to sign up and train for the nation's largest 10-mile race to be held May 3 in Philadelphia.

To inspire its members who plan to run, Independence Blue Cross (IBC) has greatly enhanced its website for the run with superior fitness tools to help train and motivate runners of all abilities. New this year are training videos by two-time Olympian runner Vicki Huber-Rudawsky; an interactive race map that calculates a runner's mileage, calories burned, and expected finish time at each mile marker; and updated training tips. For more information, IBC members can visit www.ibx.com/run09.

The title sponsor of the race for the past 13 years, IBC will also continue its "10 for 10" program launched last year. Under the program, eligible members who finish the race can receive credit for 10 gym visits, good towards the $150 Healthy Lifestyles gym membership reimbursement. Members may sign up for the benefit on the race website and will automatically receive their credits when they complete the race.

"We all know that exercise is one of the most effective ways to help preserve good health and extend life, and that's why we support the Blue Cross Broad Street Run," said Joseph A. Frick, IBC president and CEO, who participated in the race for the first time last year. "The run is just one way we encourage the community and our members to get physically active. It appears to be working: in the last four years, the number of people who signed up to run has increased by 50 percent to 22,000, and the number of our members who registered increased by 75 percent to
'/>"/>

SOURCE Independence Blue Cross
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Independence Blue Cross Makes Music for Members Ears
2. Governor Rendell Appoints Dr. Richard Snyder of Independence Blue Cross to Chronic Care Commission
3. Independence Blue Cross Finalizes New Multi-Year Agreements with Mercy Health System and St. Mary Medical Center
4. Independence Technology, A Johnson & Johnson Company, Renews Its Contract With Creative Technology Services
5. Independence Blue Cross Announces No Pay Getaway Promotion Designed to Encourage Healthy Behaviors
6. Independence Blue Cross and Abington Memorial Hospital Reach Multi-Year Agreement
7. Independence Blue Cross Gives Grants to Support Health Care for the Uninsured
8. Insurance Department Will Hold Public Hearings on Proposed Consolidation of Highmark, Independence Blue Cross
9. Independence Blue Cross Delivers Important Reminder to Women during Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
10. Health Dialog and Independence Blue Cross Extend Relationship, Expand Services
11. Independence Blue Cross Offers New Free Fitness Program to Medicare Members
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/16/2014)... 2014 The second federal bellwether trial ... Johnson subsidiary Ethicon concluded with the jury in the ... awarding her $3.27 million in damages, according to a ... “jurors found Ethicon liable for selling faulty devices and ... were at risk from side effects that include pain, ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... 16, 2014 Advanced Fertility Center of ... by Houstonia Magazine as one of the Top Doctors ... Magazine - a metropolitan magazine serving the Houston area. ... recognize them for their outstanding services. This accomplishment will ... of Houstonia Magazine — a special publication listing all ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Duke’s Chowder House Lake Union is ... and Gratafy for a fun evening of tech networking. ... cemented. With the growth of companies in these sectors, there’s also ... work in tech and at startups to connect with each other. ... to host events for their peers to meet and mingle in ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... radiation therapy as part of breast conservation is ... hormone-receptor positive (HR+) invasive breast cancer. A new ... however, shows that combination may not be necessary ... , The results, which Fox Chase researchers presented ... Annual Meeting on Sunday, September 14, suggest that ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... This year’s theme is centered around entrepreneurism ... Mills, Pennsylvania, September 15, 2014- Holganix, an elite member ... growing companies in the country, produces an organic Bionutritional ... health-care by naturally decreasing disease and insect damage though ... that it will hold its third annual Bionutritional Summit ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Ethicon to Appeal Bellwether Trial Verdict of $3.27 Million, Rottenstein Law Group LLP Notes 2Health News:Dr. Michael Allon Receives Esteemed Recognition 2Health News:Seattle Seafood Restaurant Duke’s Chowder House Partners with Rebls & Gratafy for Tech Networking Happy Hour Event. 2Health News:Seattle Seafood Restaurant Duke’s Chowder House Partners with Rebls & Gratafy for Tech Networking Happy Hour Event. 3Health News:Benefit of endocrine therapy in elderly women with low risk hormone receptor positive breast cancer? 2Health News:Benefit of endocrine therapy in elderly women with low risk hormone receptor positive breast cancer? 3Health News:Holganix Holds 3rd Annual Bionutritional Summit in Louisville, Kentucky 2
... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, March ... second of three reactors at earthquake-ravaged Japan,s Fukushima Dai-ichi ... the facility were safe, according to news reports. ... with seawater after Friday,s devastating earthquake and tsunami knocked ...
... major study of the wellbeing and inclusion of former ... by Queen,s University today (Monday 14 March). ... in Northern Ireland and the border region of Ireland ... of loyalist and republican former prisoners (aged 50 and ...
... Researchers at Georgia Health Sciences University are studying whether ... metabolite could halt the progression of diabetic nephropathy, or ... year, $308,000 grant from the American Heart Association, Dr. ... College of Dental Medicine and Pharmacology and Toxicology in ...
... International Liver CongressTM is an opportunity for over ... to hear the latest research, perspectives and treatments ... field. It features a high-calibre and multi-disciplinary scientific ... the most essential topics. EASL will hold ...
... taken by certain women as a preventive measure against breast ... conclusion of a new study published early online in ... The study,s results suggest that the benefits of tamoxifen to ... post-menopausal women under age 55 years who have an increased ...
... to resist the targeted drug Herceptin, but a single ... vulnerability to treatment, scientists at The University of Texas ... Nature Medicine . Adding the drug saracatinib to ... at least five different molecular pathways, each of which ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Explosion Rocks 2nd Nuclear Reactor in Japan 2Health News:Explosion Rocks 2nd Nuclear Reactor in Japan 3Health News:Explosion Rocks 2nd Nuclear Reactor in Japan 4Health News:Report into well-being and inclusion of former politically motivated prisoners 2Health News:Report into well-being and inclusion of former politically motivated prisoners 3Health News:International Liver Congress 2011 2Health News:Taking tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer can save lives and money 2Health News:Combination overcomes breast cancer resistance to herceptin 2Health News:Combination overcomes breast cancer resistance to herceptin 3
(Date:9/16/2014)... , Sept. 16, 2014 The Pulmonary Fibrosis ... data from more than 1,100 patients and families suffering ... Drug Administration (FDA) for the Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting ... a new FDA initiative to seek patient input in ... therapeutic treatments. "We applaud the FDA for ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... , Sept. 16, 2014 Astellas announced ... of Business Communications & Advocacy, Urology in the ... Communications & Advocacy Margaret Long. In this role, Noland ... urology to patient and advocacy organizations, as well ... key strategic initiatives. Noland,s appointment is the latest ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... 2014  Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... licensing, developing and commercializing innovative biopharmaceutical products for ... an underwritten registered public offering of shares of ... being offered by Aratana Therapeutics. ... book-running managers for the offering.  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PFF Submits Survey Data From More Than 1,100 Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients And Families To U.S. Food And Drug Administration For Upcoming Drug Development Meeting 2PFF Submits Survey Data From More Than 1,100 Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients And Families To U.S. Food And Drug Administration For Upcoming Drug Development Meeting 3PFF Submits Survey Data From More Than 1,100 Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients And Families To U.S. Food And Drug Administration For Upcoming Drug Development Meeting 4Christy Noland to Lead Urology Advocacy and Communications for Astellas 2Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Proposed Public Offering 2
... Oct. 11 Merial, the Animal Health division ... ), announced today that Merial Animal Health Co. (China) held ... located in the Nanchang Hi-tech Development Zone, China. Merial ... the Group,s first production facility in China has been in ...
... , EXTON, Pa., Oct. 9 Kensey Nash Corporation (Nasdaq: ... earnings results for its first quarter ended September 30, 2009 ... , Joe Kaufmann, President and CEO, will be ... 22, 2009 at 9:00 A.M. Eastern Time. , ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Merial invests US $70 million in Nanchang, China 2Merial invests US $70 million in Nanchang, China 3Kensey Nash Corporation Announces Its First Quarter Fiscal Year 2010 Earnings Release Date and Teleconference 2
... Digisonics is a web-based application to securely ... cardiovascular modalities. Users can login from ... password to review stored patient studies. ... patient information, images, and reports Quickly locates ...
... stands for Stainless Steel Kleener. SSK-80 is ... and stain remover for ultra-sonic cleaners. , ... of your instruments by removing and inhibiting ... pivot points, box joints and moving instrument ...
... Foam is the ready-to-use, pre-cleaning enzymatic foam ... ,Hemaway Enzymatic Foam sprays on ... It's perfect for use in the O.R. ... Getting a head start with Hemaway Enzymatic ...
... Cytospin has been synonymous with ... More than 15,000 laboratories worldwide ... It provides economical thin-layer preparations ... hypocellular fluids such as spinal ...
Medicine Products: