As a leading insurance provider and longstanding principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock is committed to fostering a culture of health. By developing products and supporting initiatives that reaffirm this goal, we strive to improve the quality of life for present and future generations.
In 2017, John Hancock began its second year sponsoring the John Hancock hosts the Cooking Light & Health Fit Foodie Festival & 5K/10K Race Series. The 2017 Series will be held in Austin, Fairfax, Denver, Clearwater and San Diego. Participants run and walk distances from 5K to 10K and visit the John Hancock Vitality Village to participate in fitness classes, watch culinary demonstrations from renowned chefs, and enjoy a sampling of different food and drink. John Hancock Elite Athlete Ambassadors, including Olympians Meb Keflezighi, Ryan Hall, Des Linden, Shalane Flanagan and Bill Rodgers, are available to meet and greet. In addition, John Hancock sales and marketing representatives are present to speak about the John Hancock Vitality product and share tips about living a healthy and well-balanced life.
In connection with Special Olympics Massachusetts, John Hancock has been a proud sponsor of the Jolly Jaunt 5k since 2012. The Boston Jolly Jaunt is part of the Run to Boston Race Series that raises money for the athletes of Special Olympics. All funds raised through the race series go directly to athletes with intellectual disabilities that Special Olympics support. The race is a holiday themed 5k that begins on the Boston Common, travels through the Back Bay and then finishes back on the Boston Common for prizes and awards.
Anyone who visits legendary Fenway Park – or watches a game on TV – knows exactly where the famous John Hancock signature stands. High above the centerfield scoreboard, the John Hancock sign has become an iconic symbol in one of America’s most storied ballparks. For nearly a quarter century, the Sox and John Hancock have worked closely together for the benefit of the team, the business, and the community.
“You snooze, you lose,” goes the old saying, but when you don’t get enough sleep, nobody wins. When we’re tired, we’re a lot less likely to exercise and eat right. We get more irritable, stressed and are more prone to getting sick.
Kids need exercise. That’s probably not news to you – recent studies out of the U.S., Europe and Asia have shown that childhood obesity is on the rise. But when TVs and tablets beckon, how do we get kids moving?
Best Buddies is a global volunteer movement and non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
The people that line the Boston Marathon route made Rick & Dick Hoyt part of their family before anyone else knew who they were and have continued to support them for more than 30 years. To the people of this city, Team Hoyt is the Boston Marathon.