GREENVILLE – Nearly 600 runners took to the Greenville streets for the Sunshine 5K Run/Walk winding its way through the Greenville City Park and over the swinging bridge.
“The Foundation is happy to make it possible for people to participate, get out in the community away from their devices and contributing,” said Jon Hein, Race Director. “Lots of beneficiary groups are going to come up with a lot of money and that’s the goal – help the community get better.”
Leading the runners by bicycle to mark the course was Brethren Retirement Community, President and CEO John Warner.
“This is a great event the Foundation puts on every year and today is an example of that,” Warner said. “Over 500 runners, beautiful day, course is well marked out, lots of people having a good time. Congratulations to the Foundation and everybody out here and all the groups that support it because it furthers their missions in our community.”
Bringing up the rear of the Sunshine 5K course was Kent Zechar of Zechar Bailey Funeral home.
“We love all the participants today,” Zechar stated. “It is a great event for the community.”
“We love all the participants today,” said Zechar. “It is a great event for the community.”