Announcing Maryland Cycling Classic event powered by UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare will serve as the presenting sponsor for the Maryland Cycling Classic event on Sept. 5.

July 07, 2022

UnitedHealthcare, presenting sponsor of the Maryland Cycling Classic, is honored to partner with the City of Baltimore and the State of Maryland to host America’s top professional cycling race. It is a natural fit, as UnitedHealthcare has a proud history of supporting the sport of cycling and  local communities.

UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people live healthier lives® and making the health system work better for everyone. UnitedHealthcare serve millions of people by providing members health care benefit options and access to quality care to help create a better health experience.

UnitedHealthcare’s community involvement is a key tenant to its business model. Through philanthropic and partnership investments and volunteerism, UnitedHealthcare is helping make a difference in communities across the nation.

"On behalf of our 8,000 UnitedHealthcare employees in the region, we are privileged to be part of the Maryland Cycling Classic,” said Joe Ochipinti, CEO of UnitedHealthcare, Mid-Atlantic Region. “Our mission is to help people live healthier lives, stay healthy, and stay active. Given the opportunity to help bring a world class event to Baltimore we are all in. There is no doubt the presence of elite athletes can inspire individuals to get moving, stay active, and be healthy. The Maryland Cycling Classic embodies helping people live healthier lives and for that, we are proud to bring this cycling event to Baltimore.”

UnitedHealthcare provides and encourages its employees to volunteer to make a social impact within their communities. Last year, between UnitedHealthcare and its family of companies, more than 3.7 million volunteer hours were donated by its employees. The Maryland Cycling Classic is another opportunity for employees to get involved by promoting health, wellness, and cycling.

“We believe in living a healthier lifestyle by being active which is important for individuals to staying healthy and enjoying a life of happiness,” added Ochipinti. “We feel the sport of cycling helps inspire individuals to stay active and healthy and is an activity many can enjoy with friends and family. UnitedHealthcare’s Mid-Atlantic Region and our presenting partnership with the Maryland Cycling Classic will create excitement for cycling and hopefully encourage more people to participate in the sport.”

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