Chandra and Jimmie Johnson launch the 2015 Jimmie Johnson Foundation Wellness Challenge, presented by Penn Mutual 

Charlotte, N.C. (January 29, 2015) – Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson and his wife, Chandra announced today that The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company has joined the Jimmie Johnson Foundation (JJF) as the presenting sponsor of the annual Wellness Challenge. The 2015 Wellness Challenge, presented by Penn Mutual, will consist of three events encouraging individuals and corporations to prioritize health, wellness and teambuilding.  Each of the events is family-friendly with fun event villages for all ages to enjoy.

“This is the second year for the JJF Wellness Challenge and it is really gaining momentum and support from the community,” said Johnson, co-founder of the Jimmie Johnson Foundation. “Chandra and I are very grateful that Penn Mutual has come on board as the presenting sponsor. With the help of all of our valued sponsors, we are able to raise much-needed funds for K-12 public schools.”

“Penn Mutual is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the 2015 Jimmie Johnson Foundation Wellness Challenge.”  said David O’Malley, Chief Operating Officer at Penn Mutual. “As a life insurance company, we are keenly focused on personal wellness. And we deeply believe in giving back to the community. So, we believe the Jimmie Johnson Foundation Wellness Challenge is a wonderful fit for who we are and what we stand for. Through our involvement in this important program, we hope to help participants in the challenge, and recipients of the proceeds experience all the wonderful possibilities that life has to offer.”

The Wellness Challenge consists of three events in and around the Charlotte, North Carolina area:

  1. The Jimmie Johnson Foundation 5K on Sunday, April 26 (Huntersville, North Carolina)
  2. The Jimmie Johnson Foundation Cane Creek Sprint Triathlon on Tuesday, Aug. 11 (Waxhaw, North Carolina)
  3. The Jimmie Johnson Foundation Lake Davidson Sprint Triathlon on Sunday, Sept. 13 (Davidson, North Carolina)


For details on the Jimmie Johnson Foundation Wellness Challenge, please visit

About the Jimmie Johnson Foundation
Chandra and Jimmie Johnson launched the Jimmie Johnson Foundation in February 2006. Jimmie Johnson, the six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, drives the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS in NASCAR’s top series. The mission of the Foundation is to assist children, families, and communities in need throughout the United States. The Foundation has committed more than $7.7 million to various charities.

The Foundation currently focuses on supporting K-12 public education.  For additional information on the Jimmie Johnson Foundation, please visit

About The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company
Since 1847, Penn Mutual has been driven by our noble purpose to create a world of possibilities. At the heart of this purpose is the belief that life insurance is the most protective, responsible and rewarding action a person can take, and is central to a sound financial plan. The company is committed to helping families unlock life’s possibilities through life insurance and annuity solutions. This is accomplished through a national network of financial professionals, who help clients make great things possible.

Penn Mutual supports its field representatives with brokerage services through Hornor, Townsend & Kent, Inc., (HTK) Registered Investment Advisor and wholly owned subsidiary. Member FINRA/SIPC. Visit Penn Mutual on the Internet at