Contact: Marion Ciciarelli
Oswego Health will host its first Run For Your Health 5K at 8:30 a.m. on August 13th on the Seneca Hill campus.
This event is open to walkers and runners of all levels and is intended to be competitive, while also promoting good health and fitness.
The 5K run/walk will start and end at The Manor, 20 Manor Drive in Oswego winding its way through Oswego Health's Seneca Hill campus including Springside, Oswego Health’s premier retirement living community.
Along with the 5K event, there will be a one-mile fun run for kids, ages four to 12 that will be held at 8 a.m.
Awards will be presented to the top three overall male and female 5K finishers and the top male and female 5K finishers by age group.Timing is provided by Auyer Race Timing.
The early registration fee is $25, which must be received by July 17th. After this date, all registrations, including those on race day, will be $30. Individuals that register for the 5K event before July 24th will receive a free T-shirt. The kids fun run is free. To complete the registration process, please visit: https://www.oswegohealth.org/foundation/run-for-your-health-5k/.
Race packets will be available from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, August 12 at Oswego Hospital’s main entrance, located at 110 W. Sixth Street.Event day registration and packet pick up is available from 6:45 to 7:45 a.m.Registration closes at 7:45 a.m.
To assist community members who want to get tips on how best to compete in the 5K,
Oswego Health has partnered with the Oswego YMCA to offer a time and effort based training system.The group meets at 5:15 p.m. on Mondays on the front steps of the Oswego YMCA. There are two groups available, walkers and runners.The group is free to all YMCA members.To register, please call the Oswego YMCA at 315.342.6082.