Events

We believe that we have a responsibility to help improve the health of the people in our community. Here are some of the events and health observances that we're supporting this year.

Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

Highmark

Sponsor: Highmark Inc.

Date: Various

Locations: Erie, Harrisburg, Laurel Highlands, Lehigh Valley, northeastern Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, and Wilmington

The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community is an annual fundraising walk that benefits local health and human service agencies in the following markets: Erie, Harrisburg, the Laurel Highlands (Altoona/Johnstown), the Lehigh Valley (Allentown/Easton), northeastern Pennsylvania (Scranton/Wilkes-Barre), Pittsburgh, and Wilmington, Delaware. Registration for the Highmark Wak for a Healthy Community can be completed online.

Highmark QuadGames 

Highmark BCBS

Sponsor: Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Date: Various

Location: Erie, P.a.

The Highmark QUAD Games are the premier sporting event in northwestern Pennsylvania. The games are comprised of four events throughout the year — including biking, swimming, running, and cross-country skiing — and are designed for adults and children of all levels. Registration for the Highmark Quad Ski event can be completed online.

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield serves the 42 counties of western, north central and northeastern Pennsylvania.

Healthy Ride

Highmark BCBS

Sponsor: Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Date: Ongoing

Location: Pittsburgh

Take a healthy bike ride through the city streets of Pittsburgh with the Healthy Ride bike sharing program supported by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and Allegheny Health Network. This inexpensive form of public transportation provides access to bicycles from various locations throughout the city.

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield serves the 42 counties of western, north central and northeastern Pennsylvania.

City of Pittsburgh Great Race

Highmark

Sponsor: Highmark Inc.

Date: September 25

Location: Pittsburgh

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield is a proud sponsor of the City of Pittsburgh Great Race. Choose from the 5K, 10K, and wheelchair races or participate in the heavyweight competition.

Children's Grief Awareness Day

Highmark BCBS

Sponsor: Highmark Caring Place

Date: November 17

 

Observed every year on the third Thursday in November,  Children's Grief Awareness Day is an opportunity to raise awareness of the painful impact that the death of a loved one has in the life of a child and to recognize and support the millions of grieving children across the nation.