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Annual Oswego Health Charity Walk Planned

OSWEGO, NY – Area walkers and runners can support Oswego Health’s cancer outreach and educational programs by taking part in the seventh annual Oswego Health Charity Walk/Run to be held May 19 at the Seneca Hill Health Community.

The event also supports programs of the Oswego and Fulton YMCAs.

The seventh annual Oswego Health Charity Walk/Run will be held May 19. Pictured are participants from last year’s event.
The seventh annual Oswego Health Charity Walk/Run will be held May 19. Pictured are participants from last year’s event.

The paved course at the Seneca Hill Campus is a certified 3.1 (5K) mile course for runners and walkers. There is also a 1.5 mile course for walkers. In addition, there will be an unpaved nature trail walk. Check in begins at the upper parking lot of The Manor at Seneca Hill at 8 a.m., with the race starting at 9 a.m.

The pre-registration fee is $15 for adults and $6 for children aged six to 12. New this year is a family fee of $35 for parents and their children. Same day registration is $20 for adults, $7 for children. Those who take part in the walk/run may also seek pledges, however this is not required. For anyone collecting $50 or more in pledges, the registration fee will be waived.

Participants who register by May 11 will receive a tote bag at the event. Children under the age of five can participate for free. This is a family friendly event and children are welcome. Pets on a leash are also allowed.

Prizes will be awarded for the top three men and women runners and walkers.

Door prizes will also be given. Registration forms are available at the Oswego or Fulton YMCAs, The Manor and Springside, both located on the Seneca Hill campus, Oswego Hospital and several local businesses.

A form will be available on the Oswego Health website at www.oswegohealth.org