Darke County Foundation’s SUNshine 5K raises $12,000 for charities


Runners take off at the start of the SUNshine 5K on Saturday in the Greenville City Park. More than 400 people registered for the run/walk that raised more than $12,000 for local non-profit organizations. The event was hosted by the Darke County Foundation.


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GREENVILLE – The Darke County Foundation hosted its annual SUNshine 5K on Saturday in the Greenville City Park. More than 400 people registered for the event, which raised more than $12,000 for local non-profit organizations.

Proceeds benefited Bunco for Breast Cancer, Darke County Special Olympics, DeColores Montessori School, Mandy Green Fund, Greenville High School Vocal Music Boosters, Next Step Ministries and St. Mary’s School.

Following the run/walk, participants enjoyed more than 1,000 homemade cookies, fruit, drinks and a large selection of door prizes.

The SUNshine 5K is part of the Darke County Wellness Challenge and will occur again next year in September.

The Darke County Foundation thanked its lead sponsors, Reid Health, Orthopedic Associates of Southwest Ohio, Premier Health and Wayne HealthCare.

Top male finishers were Rory Helms, 18:34; Eric Bontrager, 19:05; Barry Martens, 20:08. Top female finishers were Carolyn Iddings, 22:15; Nicole Andreas, 22:49, Kara Warren, 22:51.

Top three finishers are as follows for each age group. Male 10 and younger: Luke Rammel, Trey Rammel, Hayden Burns. Female 10 and younger: Lorin Billenstein, Marah Ray, Bryce Davidson. Male 11-14: Kobe Epperly, Wyatt Rammel, Mitchell Schmitmeyer. Female 11-14: Maiya Dilbone, Katelyn Walters, Kelsie Wehr. Male 15-19: George Marshall, Kaleb Bowman, Jordan Dill. Female 15-19: Michelle Borgerding, Anja Mertel, Paola Marin. Male 20-24: Marcus Bingham, Cody Marker. Female 20-24: Olivia Quellhorst, Tiffany Barga, Whitney Whirrig. Male 25-29: James Schmidt, Jordan Francis, John Whirledge. Female 25-29: Emily Bey, Lindsay Barnett, Chelsea Whirledge. Male 30-34: Sean Andreas, Bruce Burns, Nathan Warren. Female 30-34: Tess Rich, Kimberly Werst, Ami Anthony. Male 35-39: Justin Marshall, Matt Steyer, Nathan Rammel. Female 35-39: Mindy Steyer, Jennifer Jones, Ginger Gehret. Male 40-44: Kevin Addington, Ken Rindler, Rodney Ellis. Female 40-44: Angela Kramer, Suzanne Roquemore, Jessica Artz. Male 45-49: Scott Snell, Dean Wintrow, Ken Sutter. Female 45-49: Jeanne Homan, Krista Quellhorst, Shannon Kiryluk. Male 50-54: Dan Homan, Bill Haber, Ron Sherck. Female 50-54: Shelly Haber, Deb Loewer, Tammy Green. Male 55-59: Steve Herzog, John Warner, Gary Grosch. Female 55-59: Connie Harshbarger, Cheryl Collins, Terry McCann. Male 60-64: Vernon Rosenbeck, Randy Clune, Scott Clum. Female 60-64: Susan Fowble, Teresa Clark, Deb Riethman. Male 65-69: Randy Bashore, Check Petty, Patrick Barga. Female 65-69: Rebecca Shumaker, Mary Saintignon, Virginia Rammel. Male 70 and older: Dale Guingrich, Ray Allread. Female 70 and older: Carol Wehrkamp, Linda Eyink, Helen Wright.

Complete results are listed at gtraces.com.

For information about the Darke County Foundation, call 548-4673 or visit www.darkecountyfoundation.org.

Runners take off at the start of the SUNshine 5K on Saturday in the Greenville City Park. More than 400 people registered for the run/walk that raised more than $12,000 for local non-profit organizations. The event was hosted by the Darke County Foundation.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2015/09/web1_SUNshine-5K-web.jpgRunners take off at the start of the SUNshine 5K on Saturday in the Greenville City Park. More than 400 people registered for the run/walk that raised more than $12,000 for local non-profit organizations. The event was hosted by the Darke County Foundation. Courtesy photo