Anthem to Sponsor Wicked 10k in Virginia Beach Oct. 26
July 25, 2013 -- VIRGINIA BEACH – J&A Racing, a world-class race management company based in Virginia Beach is pleased to announce that Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has signed on as the title sponsor for the Anthem Wicked 10K and Old Point National Bank Monster Mile, which will next take place on October 26, 2013 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The Halloween themed event features a fast and flat course along the beautiful Virginia Beach Oceanfront, a costume contest, and an indoor finish at the Virginia Beach convention center with a huge post-race party.
“We are so excited to have Anthem join our race as a title sponsor,” said J&A Racing co-owner, Amy Frostick. “We look forward to working with a great company for a great event.”
About J&A Racing
J&A Racing is a nationally known race management company based in Virginia Beach, Virginia with a mission to promote and support healthy lifestyles and the sport of running through the development and growth of their running events throughout Hampton Roads. Founded in 2003 when J&A Racing owners Amy and Jerry Frostick first took over the Shamrock Sportsfest, the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend has become one of the most popular events in the country, growing from 3,000 participants to a record 28,000 in 2013. J&A Racing’s portfolio of fun, festive and family oriented events for runners at all stages in life has expanded to include the Halloween themed Anthem Wicked 10K and Old Point National Bank Monster Mile, the Valentine's Day themed Bon Secours In Motion Virginia is For Lovers 14K, 6K, 1K, the Christmas themed Surf-n-Santa 10 Miler and Frosty's 5K, and their newest event, the Coors Light Crawlin' Crab Half Marathon & 5K. For information on all of the J&A Racing events, please visit http://www.jandaracing.com/.
About Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginia
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of Anthem Health Plans of Virginia, Inc. (serving Virginia excluding the city of Fairfax, the town of Vienna and the area east of State Route 123.). Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and its affiliated HMOs, HealthKeepers, Inc., Peninsula Health Care, Inc. and Priority Health Care, Inc. are independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. ®ANTHEM is a registered trademark of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Additional information about Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginia is available at www.anthem.com.