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Millennium Running To Manage Cigna/Elliot Corporate 5K Road Race

Millennium Running To Manage Cigna/Elliot Corporate 5K Road Race

May 20, 2015

For Immediate Release:

Millennium Running is pleased to announce that its road race company will be managing and timing the 23rd Annual Cigna/Elliot Corporate 5K Road Race.  Scheduled for Thursday, August 13, the Cigna/Elliot Corporate 5K Road Race is arguably the most prestigious running event in the state of New Hampshire. With 5,631 official finishers in 2014, the Cigna/Elliot Corporate 5K beat its own record for having the most finishers in a road race in the state of New Hampshire. It has been known as the fastest 5K in the state since 2003, when it recorded its first sub-14:00 5K.

Millennium Running has been contracted by Cigna and Elliot Health System to serve as the management and timing company for the event this year.

Cigna and Elliot have built an amazing event and we, at Millennium Running, are honored to play a role in the future success of the race,” stated Millennium Running owner and founder, John Mortimer.

About Cigna: Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. All products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company, Life Insurance Company of North America and Cigna Life Insurance Company of New York. Such products and services include an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products including group life, accident and disability insurance. Cigna maintains sales capability in 30 countries and jurisdictions, and has more than 88 million customer relationships throughout the world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to follow us on Facebook or Twitter, visit

About Elliot Health System – Elliot Health System is a non-profit organization serving the healthcare needs of the community since 1890. The largest provider of comprehensive healthcare services in Southern New Hampshire, Elliot Hospital, a 296-bed acute care facility and the first community hospital in the state, serves as the cornerstone of the health system. Elliot is home to Manchester’s designated Regional Trauma Center, Elliot Breast Health Center, Elliot Urgent Care, a Level 3 Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Elliot Physician Network, Elliot Regional Cancer Center, the Elliot Senior Health Center, Visiting Nurse Association of Manchester and Southern New Hampshire, Elliot 1-Day Surgery Center, Elliot Memory & Mobility Center, NH Arthritis Center, Elliot at River’s Edge and New Hampshire’s Hospital for Children. For more information about any of Elliot’s services, call Elliot Direct at 603-663-1111 or visit

About Millennium Running: Founded in September 2010 by NH native John Mortimer, Millennium Running hosts 16 unique races in New Hampshire each year which have raised over $320,000 for local charities and organizations. Millennium Running manages over a dozen events, now including the two largest races in NH, the Cigna/Elliot Corporate 5K Road Race in Manchester and the Merrimack Savings Bank Rock N Race in Concord. Millennium Running provides timing services for over 100 events annually in New England. Media inquiries should be directed to Susanna Fier, VP, Public Affairs & Marketing, Elliot Health System by paging 603-639-4787 or via email at

For people interested in the race or for anyone in need of general information about the Cigna/Elliot Corporate 5K Road Race, please email or call John Mortimer: | 603-512-1976.



About The Author

John Mortimer is the owner and founder of Millennium Running. His extensive running background began in Londonderry, NH where he was a 12-time NH high school state champion. His running career took him to the University of Michigan where he became a 7-time NCAA All American and was honored as a member of the U of M Hall of Fame. John ran professional runner for Adidas and Reebok, and represented the United States on two occasions as member of Team USA. Before moving back to his home state of New Hampshire to start Millennium Running, John spent 10 years as a college coach at Harvard, Boston College and the University of Kentucky. He currently lives in Bedford, NH with his wife Jennifer and two sons, Jack and Liam.

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