Record number of walkers and runners expected for the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge

More than 8,560 walkers and runners from 316 companies are expected to take part in the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge at the Onondaga Lake Park in Liverpool.

It's the largest number of entrants and companies in the Corporate Challenge history.

It kicks off Tuesday, June 17th at 6:25 p.m.

This year, the beneficiary is Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection, a youth development program that helps at-risk students stay in school and successfully graduate, and providing part-time work experience and job skills to help them prepare for a life after they graduate.

The companies with the largest number of entrants include: Tops Friendly Markets (482 total entrants); Wegmans (442); National Grid (327); Crouse Hospital (190); Syracuse University (169); Time Warner Cable (125); Onondaga County Dental Society (117); St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center (112); Pomco Group (112); Practice Resources, LLC (110).

Free shuttle bus service is provided from Destiny USA to the race site for all participants.

The buses will pick up and drop off at the Solar Street auxiliary lots.

Pre-race: Buses run continuously beginning at 4:30 p.m. The last bus leaves Destiny USA promptly at 6:00 p.m.

Post-race: Bus service resumes at 7:15 p.m. and will run continuously until 9:15 p.m.

The Onondaga Lake Parkway will be closed to regular traffic from 1 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 17th.