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Oxygen Fitness and Bankwell Join NC Color Run

Oxygen Fitness and Bankwell Join NC Color Run

Oxygen Fitness and Bankwell are thrilled to announce their partnership to sponsor the first ever New Canaan High School Color Run! Both local businesses teamed up to support this in-town event benefitting NCHS while promoting fitness and fun.

In honor of its 50th anniversary, The New Canaan High School Scholarship Foundation (NCSF), will host its first ever NC Color Run on April 29 at 9am, with a rain date of April 30. Students and adults of all ages will run/walk in either the Kids’ Color Dash, which is .8 miles for younger children, or the NC Color Run, an approximate 5k.  Both events will have a start/finish line at the high school and will feature Color Stations along the route where powdered, washable paint will be thrown in the air to create the “color run.”  There will also be food and a D.J. to celebrate at the start/finish line.

Oxygen is thrilled to participate and support New Canaan's first Color Run," said Sara Koch, along with her husband Dave and their partner, Rich Fedeli, are owners of Oxygen. "It's the perfect fit. With many high school students as members and fitness as the focus of the event, Oxygen jumped at the chance to be involved in such a fun event, raising money for the scholarship fund.”

Diane Knetzger, Bankwell’s Director of Marketing, added “As the hometown bank, we’re very excited to be a part of this important fundraiser for the New Canaan High School Scholarship Foundation.  An important part of Bankwell’s mission is to be a strong community partner, and we are very pleased to join forces with our like-minded friends at Oxygen to lend our support.”

Oxygen Fitness, a luxury, full service fitness boutique, is located in the heart of downtown New Canaan.  Oxygen offers its members personal training, an extensive group fitness schedule with an array of classes in their three studios, as well as the latest in cardiovascular and weight equipment, all while providing unparalleled service. In addition to the exercise facility, Oxygen has its own juice bar where juices and smoothies are made to order and a babysitting room open 7 days a week.  To learn more about what Oxygen offers, please visit oxygenfitnessct.com for more details.

Bankwell, with headquarters in New Canaan, serves the banking and lending needs of residents and businesses throughout Connecticut.  The bank’s mission is to provide the best possible service and give back to the communities it serves.  More about Bankwell can be found at mybankwell.com.

Register online at NCHS-SF.org for $30. Day-of registration opens at 8 am, with an additional cost of $10.  Ages 5 and under are free! The first 500 online registrants will receive a t-shirt and sunglasses, while supplies last.

For more information, go to NCHS-SF.org.  

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