Cigna Park Run Gets Your New Year off to Healthy Start

Global health services provider aims to bring community together through free monthly fun run

Dubai-UAE: 30 December 2018 Cigna, a global health services provider dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security, is gearing up to host the fourth edition of the monthly Cigna Park Run to mark the beginning of the new year.

Offering the choice of a 2.5 km and 5 km course and targeting individuals of all ages and fitness abilities, the run will take place on January 5, 2019, at Al Ittihad Park on Palm Jumeirah.

Cigna aims to attract more participants to the popular family lifestyle event that is part of the company’s ongoing efforts to raise awareness about the benefits of leading an active lifestyle.

Featuring a host of additional health and fitness activities on the sidelines, the Cigna Park Run brings a fun element to the company’s mission of building a healthy community through various initiatives that promote health and well-being.

Previous editions of the run have attracted huge crowds, with the last event drawing the participation of over 400 fitness enthusiasts. The overwhelming response has contributed to Cigna’s objective of supporting Dubai’s vision to become the most active city in the world.

The Cigna Park Run is a year-long series of fitness events designed to encourage people to prioritize their physical well-being and treat themselves to a community day out at their favorite neighborhood park. Since the inaugural run in May, more than 1,200 Dubai residents have registered to the free event and this is expected to grow with the continuation of monthly runs set to take place through to April 2019.

Event Details

Brief:              Flag off your journey to health and well-being with a fun morning full of fitness activities and surprises. From beginners to seasoned runners, everyone is welcome to sign up for the 2.5 km or 5 km free timed run. Cigna Park Run events take place on the first Saturday of every month and are organized by Race.ME.

Date:               Saturday, January 5, 2019

Time:              8am

Venue:            Al Ittihad Park, Palm Jumeirah

Website:         To register and view the full schedule of Cigna Park Run events for 2019, please visit

About Cigna Middle East

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. With a heritage of over 200 years, Cigna is committed to its promise of being together all the way in providing healthcare, clinical management and wellness programs to employers, individuals and governments around the world.

Operating for more than 15 years in the MENA region, Cigna serves the GCC mar kets and Lebanon through its locally regulated entities. The company delivers both health and wellness services to individuals, employers and government entities in the region.

The company maintains a global sales capability in 30 countries and jurisdictions, employing over 40,000 people that service more than 95 million customer relationships throughout the world. Headquartered in Connecticut, USA, Cigna is a Fortune 100 company with a total revenue of US$41.6 billion in 2017.

To learn more about Cigna Insurance Middle East, visit

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