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WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 5K & All Abilities Walk 2017

REPOSTED from WNEP.com

It’s an event that some parents and kids in our area consider to be like Christmas!

It all surrounds WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 5K & All Abilities Walk.

The charity event takes place this Saturday, October 7, at Valor Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium at Scranton High School.

A number of young patients who receive therapy at Allied Services work all year long to be able to take part in the All Abilities Walk at the event along Providence Road in Scranton.

Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey highlighted the event Wednesday from Scranton Running Company which is helping to time and organize the charity 5K race.

WNEP’s Ryan’s Run raises money to help change the lives of kids and adults with disabilities served by Allied Services.

On Saturday, area runners can test their 5K times at the event, meet our Ryan’s Run team, and the patients they are running for as part of November’s TCS NYC Marathon.

QUICK FACTS: 

  • WHAT: WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 5K & All Abilities Walk
  • WHEN: Saturday, October 7.
  • TIME: Registration is at 8 a.m. 5K starts at 9 a.m. Walk at 10 a.m.
  • WHERE: Valor Field At Veterans Memorial Stadium (Scranton High School)
  • COST: $10.00 for the 5K if you register here by Thursday, Oct. 5. Day of event is $20.00. The All Abilities Walk is free!
  • WHY: The money raised goes toward WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 8 which benefits kids and adults with disabilities at Allied Services.

Plus, one of the eight corporate sponsors for Ryan’s Run 8, Baker Tilly, describes why it’s so important for the company to support the cause.

Get Your Ride Ready for Fall

Now that it’s finally feeling more like fall instead of summer, it’s a sure sign chillier months are just around the corner.

To help get your ride ready for the cooler weeks ahead, Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey teamed up with the pros at Jack Williams Tire & Auto’s Kingston location to tackle fall car care.

Jack Williams is also one of eight corporate sponsors of WNEP-TV’s Ryan’s Run.

The charity campaign helps kids and adults with disabilities served by Allied Services.

To learn more and donate to WNEP’s Ryan’s Run, click here.

For more suggestions when it comes to getting your ride ready for fall, head here!

Weis Markets Proud Seven Year Sponsors of WNEP’s Ryan’s Run

Allied Services Integrated Health System is proud to announce Weis Markets as a returning major sponsor of WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 8, the annual campaign to raise funds for children and adults with disabilities at Allied Services. As a 7-year major sponsor, Weis Markets has donated more than $100,000 to Allied Services. The funds, along with donations from individuals, school, businesses and other major sponsors, enable the non-profit health system to invest in cutting-edge rehab technology, services and staff to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities and life-changing injuries.

“We’re proud to be a Major Sponsor of Ryan’s Run and to be helping individuals and families affected by life-changing injuries and disabilities get the care they need” said Dennis Curtin, Director of Public Relations. “As a locally focused retailer, we are committed to giving back to the communities we serve and are pleased to be working with the Allied Team.”

On November 5, WNEP TV’s Ryan Leckey and 50 other area runners will complete the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon. The legendary footrace marks the culmination of the WNEP’s Ryan’s Run campaign and months of fundraising and awareness-raising for Allied Services. Weis Markets will be represented by Adrianne Filkovsky, Assistant Store Manager, Weis Markets in Scott Township.

To learn more about the campaign, major sponsors and how you can get involved visit www.allied-services.org/ryansrun/ or call 570-348-1407.

Front row from left: Jim Brogna, VP Corporate Advancement & Communication, Allied Services; Corey Burns, Assistant Chief Photographer, WNEP-TV; Jennifer Sands, Communications Specialist; John Nicolosi, Assistant Store Manager; Ryan Leckey, Reporter/Producer, WNEP TV; Reggie McCleese, Store Manager; Dennis Curtin, Director of Public Relations, Weis Markets; Sarah Brown, Assistant Store Manager; Adrianne Filkovsky, Assistant Store Manager.

Bark in the Waterpark Sends off Summer

SCRANTON — Some people went for a swim with some pups in Scranton Sunday.

Montage Mountain Resort hosted its Bark in the Waterpark event to mark the end of its summer season.

Pups and their owners could splash around in the wave pool, check out goodies from area vendors, and even practice some doggy yoga or “doga.”

Money raised will benefit WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 8, which raises money for kids and adults with disabilities served by Allied Services.

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