AREVA Inc. Serves as Safety Sponsor for Genworth Virginia 10 Miler
July 10, 2015
LYNCHBURG, Va., July 10, 2015 – For the third consecutive year, AREVA Inc. is serving as the official safety sponsor of the annual Genworth Virginia 10 Miler. In this role, AREVA is supporting the Safety, Awareness, Fitness, Excellence (S.A.F.E.) Strides training program, which helps prepare participants for safe and successful completion of their event. Race events are scheduled for Sept. 24 to 26 in Lynchburg, Va.
“Serving as the safety sponsor for this event is one way that we demonstrate our commitment to safety and excellence at AREVA,” said Gary Mignogna, president and CEO of AREVA Inc. “This commitment is not just to our employees during the work day, but also to our neighbors and visitors during events like the Virginia 10 Miler.”
The 10-week S.A.F.E. Strides training program is open to participants 18 years of age and older who have registered for the 10-mile run, four-mile run or four-mile walk. The YMCA of Central Virginia will provide certified trainers and coaches to support participants through a program suited to their specific event and fitness level. Interested participants can sign up while registering for the event or online at virginia10miler.com.
Also as part of the S.A.F.E. Strides program, AREVA is supporting a runner/walker personal safety workshop. A representative from the Lynchburg Police Department Crime Prevention Unit and certified martial arts instructors will lead the interactive workshop, which is free and open to the public.