Events and Sponsorships

Independence proudly sponsors several annual events that raise awareness for health issues impacting our community, support charitable organizations, and encourage individuals and families to live a more active lifestyle.

Indego — Philly’s Bike Share

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We’re proud to sponsor Indego, Philly’s bike share system, and help provide a new, affordable, and healthy form of public transportation to residents, commuters, and visitors. It’s a natural extension of our mission to enhance the health and wellness of the people and communities we serve.

Independence members and associates: Save $10 on your first month when you sign up for an Indego30 membership. Log in at to get the promo code. Offer valid through September 30, 2015.

Visit for Indego membership information, an interactive station map, safe riding tips, and more.

National Walk @ Lunch DayNational Walk @ Lunch Day

Every April, thousands of people hit the streets of Philadelphia and surrounding communities to turn a working lunch into a walking lunch. Independence hosts the country’s largest National Walk @ Lunch Day event, an initiative spearheaded nationally by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

Join us or host your own event

Blue Cross Broad Street RunBlue Cross® Broad Street Run

Taking place in May, the Blue Cross Broad Street Run is the largest 10-mile race in the country, attracting more than 40,000 runners each year. Proceeds from the race support the American Cancer Society.

Learn how you can participate

Step Out: Walk to Stop DiabetesStep Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

Independence is a proud sponsor for the American Diabetes Association’s signature fund-raising walk. Every year, teams of Independence associates and community members help make Philadelphia’s event one of the largest and highest-grossing Step Out walks in the country.

Join our fight to end diabetes

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Blue Cross RiverRinkIndependence is the presenting sponsor of the Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, a winter tradition since 1993. With the Philadelphia skyline as a backdrop, people of all ages enjoy public skating sessions and other family friendly activities from November through March.

Get in on the action