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John Hancock Partners with USA TODAY SPORTS Active Alliance to Become Official Life Insurance Partner of the Baltimore Marathon and Launches "Boston Bound" Sweepstakes

BOSTON, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock is partnering with USA TODAY SPORTS Active Alliance to become the Official Life Insurance Partner of the Baltimore Marathon, and launching the "Boston Bound" Sweepstakes. Through this partnership, John Hancock, the only U.S. insurer to offer life insurance with Vitality that rewards customers for healthy living and the 33-year principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, expands its focus on healthy living and financial well-being.

"Boston Bound" launches online today at and at the USA TODAY SPORTS Active Sports Alliance booth at the Baltimore Running Festival expo, October 19-21, offering the winner an exclusive VIP trip for two to the 2018 Boston Marathon, including flight and two nights lodging, two finish line seats, two marathon jackets and the opportunity to meet and go on a fun run with Boston Marathon champions Bill Rodgers and Meb Keflezighi. The winner could optionally choose free entry and travel to any other race in the USA TODAY SPORTS Active Alliance network. The sweepstakes will remain open until November 30, 2017.

"We're thrilled to partner with USA TODAY SPORTS Active Alliance because we share a strong belief in making health and wellness a part of everyday life, as runners often do," said Brooks Tingle, senior vice president, Marketing and Strategy, John Hancock Insurance. "Additionally, we feel this behavior deserves to be rewarded which is why we created the John Hancock Vitality program and are offering the Boston Bound Sweepstakes."

"We are honored to partner with John Hancock, a company synonymous with the world's most prestigious marathon," said Bruce Revman, Commissioner of the USA TODAY SPORTS Active Alliance.  "The fact that all of our 16 races are also Boston Marathon qualifiers makes this relationship with John Hancock and the introduction of the "Boston Bound" sweepstakes such a perfect fit.  We are so pleased that John Hancock has selected the USA TODAY SPORTS Active Alliance and its network of Boston Marathon qualifiers to promote its John Hancock Vitality life insurance that offers customers significant premium savings and rewards for making healthy choices, like exercising and eating healthy food, which runners do naturally. The alignment fits perfectly both with our marathons and with our active audience."

Rewards for Healthy Choices
John Hancock life insurance with Vitality policyholders can save up to 10 percent on their annual premiums and earn valuable rewards and discounts from national brand retailers for the everyday things they do to stay healthy– like running, walking and eating well.  In fact, the healthier their lifestyle, the greater their rewards, including $600 in savings on healthy food purchases1, as well as the opportunity to earn an Apple Watch®2 by exercising regularly. To learn more about John Hancock life insurance with Vitality, and for tips on how to live a healthier life, visit Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with #RewardingLife.

About John Hancock and Manulife
John Hancock is a division of Manulife Financial Corporation, a leading international financial services group that helps people achieve their dreams and aspirations by putting customers' needs first and providing the right advice and solutions. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States, and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. Assets under management and administration by Manulife and its subsidiaries were over $1 trillion (US$780 billion) as of June 30, 2017. Manulife Financial Corporation trades as MFC on the TSX, NYSE, and PSE, and under 945 on the SEHK. Manulife can be found at

One of the largest life insurers in the United States, John Hancock supports approximately 10 million Americans with a broad range of financial products, including life insurance, annuities, investments, 401(k) plans, college savings plans, and certain forms of business insurance. We also offer advice through Signator, a network of independent financial advisors. Additional information about John Hancock may be found at

1. HealthyFood savings are based on qualifying purchases and may vary based on the terms of the John Hancock Vitality program.

2. Apple Watch can be ordered for an initial payment of $25 plus tax and over the next two years, monthly payments are based on the number of workouts completed. An iPhone 5 or later is required to use Apple Watch. The Retail Installment Agreement with the Vitality Group will need to be signed electronically at checkout. Apple is not a participant in or sponsor of this promotion. Apple Watch is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. All rights reserved. Please note: Apple Watch program is not available in New York.

Premium savings are in comparison to the same John Hancock policy without the Vitality program. Annual premium savings will vary based upon policy type, the terms of the policy, and the level of the insured's participation in the John Hancock Vitality program.

Rewards and discounts are subject to change and are not guaranteed to remain the same for the life of the policy.

Insurance policies and/or associated riders and features may not be available in all states.  The John Hancock Vitality Program is available with select John Hancock policies.  Please consult your financial representative as to product availability.

Vitality is the provider of the John Hancock Vitality Program in connection with policies issued by John Hancock.

Insurance products are issued by: John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.), Boston, MA 02210 (not licensed in New York) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York, Valhalla, NY 10595.   


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