Community members interested in participating in the Fourth Annual Novelis 10Kan can now register online at www.10kanrun.com
The race events will be held Saturday, September 18 and include a 10K run, 5K run and walk, and a 20-mile bike race. There will also be events for the kids including a bike safety rodeo and age appropriate fun runs. All events begin at Breitbeck Park in Oswego.
In addition to registering on the website, participants can view maps of the routes and learn more information.
A free program for community members who would like to take part in the walk or run events is held on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Oswego YMCA Armory. The program will also be held on Saturdays from 8 to 9 a.m.
Oswego Health staff providing the training for the walk and run events include Mary Bucher, R.N., Jason Pratt, physical therapist; and R. J. Hariharan, who is an experienced physical trainer and exercise physiologist.
In addition to the walk and run training programs, there is a cycle training program held Tuesdays at 6 p.m. in the parking lot of SUNY-Oswegoâ€™s Romney Field House. Offering this training will be Scott Somers, a competitive bike racer.
Participants are asked to bring 50 recyclable cans as payment for the training. The cans will benefit the construction of a Habitat for Humanity home in Oswego.
Childcare will be available during the evening training programs at the Oswego YMCA.
Along with the race events, a wellness expo will be held on race day beginning at 9 a.m. The expo is coordinated by Novelis, Oswego Health and the Rural Health Network. The expo will provide information on healthy lifestyles, as well as free screenings.