Sunshine 5K is Sept. 16 in Greenville Park

A sunny long-sleeve shirt is included in the $18 fee for the Sunshine 5K, held Sept. 16 at Greenville City Park. Darke County Foundation trustees assisting with the event are (left to right) Jonathan Hein, Christy Prakel (DCF executive director), Jim Detling, and Nathan Hosek.

Join the Darke County Foundation for its annual Sunshine 5K Run/Walk in Greenville City Park on Sat., Sept. 16, at 8:30 am. New this year is a shorter 1-mile option. Registration for either course is $18 and includes a long-sleeve dry-fit shirt, homemade cookies, fruit and drinks, many quality door prizes, and age-group awards (5K only).

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5K participants will enjoy a scenic course that winds through Greenville Park and over the iconic swinging bridge.

Early entry fee is $18 (all ages) until Sept. 7. After Sept. 7, entry fee is $25 (limited shirts available). Age 14 and under may register for $5 (no shirt). Free kids’ 400-meter fun run is at 8:15 am.

Proceeds from the Sunshine 5K benefit these local non-profit organizations: AddieGirl for Cancer Association of Darke County, DeColores Montessori School, Edison Foundation, Final Bow Center for Children’s Performing Arts, Lifewise Academy Greenville, and Y.O.L.O. of Darke County.

The leading sponsor is Reid Health, and other major sponsors are Walgreens, Wayne HealthCare, Family Health, and the Daily Advocate/Early Bird.

For more information, call (937) 548-4673 or e-mail