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300+ Registered For March 14 ‘Run For Dennis’ 5K Run/Walk

More than 300 people have registered for the fourth annual Run For Dennis 5k Run/Walk, said Jessica Newson, race director.

The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. March 14 to honor the memory of Oswego resident Dennis Pacheco (5/28/59-3/17/11), a victim of bladder cancer.

The fourth annual Run For Dennis 5k Run/Walk is scheduled for 10:00 a.m., March 14 to honor the memory of Oswego resident Dennis Pacheco (5/28/59-3/17/11), a victim of bladder cancer, it was announced by Jessica Newson, race director and Pacheco’s daughter. The first three races raised more than $36,000 for bladder cancer research. Above, runners from the 2012 run tackle the 5k course. Registration for the race, which begins and ends at Gibby’s Pub on Lake St., is $25 per person, and $30 on race day, Newson said. Registration is open at www.EZRaceReg.com. The website for the race is www.runfordennis.com and the event is also on Facebook® at www.facebook.com/runfordennis.
The fourth annual Run For Dennis 5k Run/Walk is scheduled for March 14 to honor the memory of Oswego resident Dennis Pacheco, a victim of bladder cancer. The first three races raised more than $36,000 for bladder cancer research. Pictured are runners from the 2012 event.

“We are all excited by the strong surge of registrations we’ve received as race day approaches,” Newson said. “But there is still time to take part in what has become one of the most fun, 5K run/walks in Central New York.”

Registration for the race, which begins and ends at Gibby’s Pub on Lake Street, is $25 per person and $30 on race day, Newson said.

The deadline for the Virtual Run was Feb 13.

Registration is open at www.EZRaceReg.com. The website for the race is www.runfordennis.com and the event is also on Facebook at www.facebook.com/runfordennis

“Donations can be made to ‘Run For Dennis’ and sent to Oswego County Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 310, Oswego, NY 13126,” Newson said. “Anyone who would like to sponsor or donate goods or services to the race can contact me at [email protected]

Sponsors, to date, are: Entergy, Oswego County Federal Credit Union, O’Brien and Gere, Oswego Lions Club, CNY Hematology Oncology, Burke’s Home Center, Harbor Eye Associates, Jim and Phyllis Allen, Port City Chiropractic, Warner Physical Therapy, C’s Farm Market, Riverview Wellness, Cestaro Chiropractic, RJ Caruso Accounting, The Beacon Hotel, Bosco and Geers, Oswego Ancient Order of Hibernians, The Press Box, Trinity Catholic School, Wegman’s , Price Chopper, GU, Road ID, Greek Peak, Lara Bar, Hollywood.com, Mitchell’s Speedway Press, Steve Chirello Advertising, Eagle Beverage, DJ Plus, Gibby’s Irish Pub, Auyer Race Timing, Top Stitch, Fleet Feet and Ontario Orchards.