8th Annual For Your Health 5K and Wellness Event Raises Over $26,000 to Support Local Healthcare
Posted on August 16, 2023
(Oswego, NY – August 16, 2023) The 8th Annual Oswego Health Foundation’s For Your Health 5K and Wellness Event, presented by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, was held August 12th, with 115 individuals participating. Through their kind donations and the support of local businesses, the annual event raised over $26,000 to support patient care in Oswego County.
Auyer Race Timing & Event Management tracked results for the 5K and the overall winner, taking first place at 20:13 was 31-year-old, Zachary McQuaid from Oswego, NY. Second place was 19-year-old Marcus Baker from Oswego at 20:44. Third place overall was 13-year-old Thomas Wood from Fulton, crossing the finish line at 21:13.
“We truly appreciate the support received from the community and our local business partners,” shared Michele Hourigan, Director of Business and Community Development for the Oswego Health Foundation. “As a nonprofit community healthcare system, we count on support from generous supporters, to help us deliver the outstanding medical care our patients and community deserve. Proceeds from this annual 5K will directly impact care in our community.”
To learn more about the Foundation, please visit www.oswegohealth.org/foundation
<Photo caption: Top finishers overall, left to right, Zachary McQuaid, Marcus Baker, Thomas Wood>
About Oswego Health:
The mission of Oswego Health is to provide accessible, quality care and improve the health of residents throughout Oswego County. As a nonprofit healthcare system established in 1881, Oswego Health is proud to continue to be one of Oswego County’s largest employers. More than 1,200 employees spread throughout its 17 locations, work for the Oswego Health system, which includes the 132-bed community Oswego Hospital, a 32-bed psychiatric acute-care facility with multiple outpatient behavioral health service locations, The Manor at Seneca Hill, a 120-bed skilled nursing facility, and Springside at Seneca Hill, an independent retirement community. The health system also operates Oswego Health Home Care, the only hospital-based certified home healthcare agency in the County as well as two outpatient centers, including the Fulton Medical Center, offering urgent care, lab, medical imaging, physical therapy, and occupational health services, and the Central Square Medical Center, offering urgent care, lab, medical imaging, and physical therapy services. In addition, Oswego Health includes the Oswego Health captive professional corporation, Physician Care P.C., providing physician services in orthopedics, cardiology, ENT, gastroenterology, breast care, audiology, general surgery, bariatrics, and primary care. For more information about Oswego Health visit www.oswegohealth.org.