Join Back on My Feet & Endless Pools for Global Running Day

This Wednesday, Endless Pools® supports Back on My Feet and their mission to combat homelessness by taking to the Underwater Treadmills at our Factory Showroom.

As part of BOMF's Global Running Day event, Team Endless Pools will take to two of our Underwater Treadmills all day to raise funds for the Back on My Feet program.

To contribute to Endless Pools' goals, please contribute at our BOMF fundraising page. To learn how you can participate in the event, read the official Back on My Feet press release, below.


Back on My Feet to raise $40K on Treadmills
Back on My Feet partners with Cigna, Blank Rome, Sweat Fitness, and The Shops at Liberty Place on Global Running Day

Philadelphia, PA – June 5, 2017– Back on My Feet, a national nonprofit organization operating in 12 major cities coast to coast and supported in part by the Cigna Foundation, invites the Philadelphia community to support the Cigna Back on My Feet Treadmill Challenge on Wednesday, June 7th (Global Running Day) at The Shops at Liberty Place. Back on My Feet combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing resources. Over the course of eight hours, eight fundraising teams will run on treadmills to raise $40,000 for the Back on My Feet program.

“Back on My Feet is thrilled to have Cigna on board as title sponsor for our Philadelphia Treadmill Challenge as a part of our broader national partnership with them,” said Katy Sherratt, Back on My Feet CEO. “Not only are they generously supporting our local events but also helping to promote healthier lifestyles in our members through their Health & Wellness Curriculum.”

Dave Guilmette, Cigna President of the Global Employer Segment and Private Exchanges shared, “Cigna is proud to support Back on My Feet and sponsor this Treadmill Challenge. Helping people improve their health and well-being is something that’s very important to us at Cigna. And the wellness of Back on My Feet participants is key to helping them make meaningful changes in their lives.”

As another investment in health and well-being, Cigna also will have its Health Improvement Tour inside The Shops at Liberty Place, offering biometric screenings at no cost. The mobile unit will take people’s blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and Body Mass Index (BMI) readings, the four core numbers that underlie most chronic disease and health costs.

Back on My Feet will partner with Cigna, Blank Rome, Sweat Fitness, and The Shops at Liberty Place on Global Running Day. Ten treadmills will be set up in The Shops at Liberty Place, where more than 100 individuals from eight corporate fundraising teams will join together to run, compete and raise funds for Back on My Feet.

About Back on My Feet
Back on My Feet combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing resources. Operating in 12 major cities coast-to-coast, Back on My Feet recruits members at homeless and residential facilities and begins with a commitment to run three days a week. The second phase of the program, Next Steps, provides educational support, job training programs, employment partnership referrals and housing resources. Since 2007, Back on My Feet has served more than 6,000 individuals experiencing homelessness and engaged more than 100,000 volunteers and supporters. Our members have run a collective 500,000 miles and obtained more than 4,500 jobs and homes. Every $1 invested in Back on My Feet returns nearly $2.50 to the local community through increased economic output and cost savings. Visit http://www.backonmyfeet.org/ and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About Cigna
Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. All products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company, Life Insurance Company of North America and Cigna Life Insurance Company of New York. Such products and services include an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products including group life, accident and disability insurance. Cigna maintains sales capability in 30 countries and jurisdictions, and has more than 90 million customer relationships throughout the world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to follow us on Facebook or Twitter, visit www.cigna.com.

About SWEAT Fitness:
At SWEAT Fitness, everyone is welcome. Their expert trainers, instructors and fitness professionals are committed to helping their members achieve fitness goals. Members of SWEAT have unlimited access to their eight convenient locations, which include: Center City, Fitler Square, Manayunk, Queen Village, Old City, South Philly, King of Prussia and Conshohocken. SWEAT features state-of-the-art cardio machines, circuit equipment and free weights and boasts a variety of unique classes ranging from Cycling to Yoga, which are all included in their memberships. For more information please visit www.sweatfitness.com.

About the Shops at Liberty Place:
The Shops at Liberty Place is Philadelphia’s finest indoor shopping destination, conveniently located in the heart of Center City’s business district and near Rittenhouse Square, right between the Liberty One and Liberty Two office towers. The Shops at Liberty Place features more than 60 retailers, including an extensive food court and favorites such as J. Crew, Express, LOFT, Jos. A. Banks, Victoria’s Secret and many more. The Shops at Liberty Place is the ideal location for one-stop shopping in Center City. For more information or to see a complete list of retailers, please visit http://www.shopsatliberty.com/

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Media Contact:
Elizabeth McHale
617-763-8639
elizabeth.mchale@backonmyfeet.org

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