Premier Health sponsors SUNshine 5K


GREENVILLE — Premier Health is proud to serve as a major sponsor of the SUNshine 5K Run/Walk on Sept. 19 in Greenville City Park.

Hosted by the Darke County Foundation, the event will feature hundreds of participants and raise funds for six non-profit organizations in Darke County: Bunco 4 Breast Cancer, Darke County Special Olympics, DeColores Montessori, Greenville High School Vocal Music Boosters, NextStep Ministries and St. Mary’s School (Greenville). These organizations will receive $15 for each person registered under their group’s name.

Premier Health is a leading healthcare provider in southwest Ohio. It recently opened a Greenville facility, the Good Samaritan Health Center, across from Wayne Healthcare at 742 Sweitzer St. The facility houses the cardiology practice of Dayton Heart Center Greenville plus other medical specialties.

Runners and walkers at the SUNshine 5K will enjoy a scenic 5K route with age-group awards, door prizes, and a variety of post-race drinks, snacks and homemade cookies. Free childcare is available. To register, visit Entry fee is $15 if registered by Sept. 9 (includes long-sleeve shirt); $20 after Sept. 9 (limited shirts available); and $5 for kids age 14 and under (no shirt). The race begins at 8:30, with a free kid’s 800-meter fun run at 8:20. The SUNshine 5K is part of the Darke County Wellness Challenge.

The Darke County Foundation receives, administers and distributes charitable gifts for the benefit of Darke County residents. For more information, call 548-4673 or visit

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