Wesley Village is proud to host the 7th\u00a0annual benefit 5k Road Race on Saturday, Oct. 24, starting at 9 a.m. Over 400 runners and walkers are expected. \u00a0The event takes place at the Wesley Village Campus, 580 Long Hill Avenue in Shelton and features a 5k run, 1-mile walk and \u00bd mile Kids Fun Run. \u00a0This year\u2019s 5k course will again be a flatter out and back course. Participants are invited to join the post-race party for entertainment, a brunch with famous egg sandwiches, smoothies, fruit, granola bars, bagels and more. Children\u2019s activities include a bounce house, face painting, a clown and the opportunity to trick-or-treat! \u00a0Costumes are encouraged! \u00a0The first 400 5k entrants will receive a free tech shirt and cotton t-shirts will be given to all other event participants. Runners aged 70+ run for free; pre-registration is required. \u00a0With over 10% of last year\u2019s race field over 70, the race may have one of the highest percentages of older runners in Connecticut. Race proceeds benefit the award winning activity program at Wesley Village. \u00a0The Wesley Village campus provides independent living, assisted living, memory care, short-term rehab, outpatient therapy and fitness services, and skilled nursing care. The title sponsor for this year\u2019s race is CE Floyd Company, Inc. \u00a0M&T Bank will be sponsoring the 1-mile Fun Walk and Merit Insurance will be sponsoring the Kids Fun Run. \u00a0Also supporting this year\u2019s race as major sponsors to date are: Omnicare, Inc.; Alliance Rehab of CT; All Waste, Inc.; EDM Architects & Engineers; Fire Protection Testing, Inc.; Oronoque Pharmacy, Inc.; Digital Media; Lewis Associates; Griffin Hospital Lifeline; The Lancaster Group, LLC; The Views of Long Hill Condominium Association; and Winters Brothers Waste Systems. For more information on the Wesley Village Halloween 5K & Fun Walk, visit jbsports.com\u00a0or call JB Sports at (203) 481-5933.