The Alvis House Celebrate Wellness 5K will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, at Genoa Park in downtown Columbus.

The Alvis House Celebrate Wellness 5K will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, at Genoa Park in downtown Columbus.

The event will begin and end at the riverbank located behind COSI. Registration opens at 8 a.m., with the race to follow at 9 a.m. The cost for an individual entry is $30.

In addition to the 5K, a one-mile Family Fun Walk will be held. The run and walk are intended to encourage individuals and families to lead a healthier lifestyle. Proceeds will support Alvis House services, such as substance abuse treatment, workplace development training and individualized services for persons with developmental disabilities.