Fun Run set to take off June 14

Kids gather for a previous Fun Run.
Kids gather for a previous Fun Run.

The Novelis Kid’s Fun Run will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday June 14 in Breitbeck Park in Oswego.

The event is free and a free T-shirt will be provided for the first 100 entries. finisher medals will be awarded to all participants.

Pre-register your child by visiting www.tri-oswego.com or register the day of the event from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Friends, Family and spectators are invited to cheer on the participants!

“The Novelis  Kid’s Fun Run’s purpose is to help promote healthy lifestyles for children and pre-teens in Oswego County,” said race director Shane Broadwell.

“We believe that offering a variety of  events that invite young people, their parents, experienced runners, and even those new to running  will promote fun, fellowship, and fitness for people in the community that we live in.”

Distances for the fun run are:

  • 5 and under = 70 yards
  • 6-7 years old = 1/4 mile
  • 8-9 years old = 1/2 mile
  • 10-12 years old = 1 mile

Additional Activities include:

  • Children’s Museum Of Oswego
  • Live Entertainment All Day
  • Inflatable Bounce House

The Tri-Oswego Triathlon is now in its fourth year and continues to grow in popularity. More than 300 athletes from all over the country compete yearly.

Olympic and sprint distances are offered, Participants just testing the waters of the triathlon experience can also sign up as a 3-person relay team, taking on either the swim, bike or run component.  All participants will receive a finisher’s medal, technical T-shirt, red carpet finish, and access to a free post-race barbecue and events overlooking Lake Ontario.

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