Runners have spring in their step for annual 5K

WDTN Photo/Chris Smith

XENIA, Ohio (WDTN) — Dozens of runners laced up their shoes for the 5th annual Spring Has Sprung Healthy Families 5K run/walk.

The Greene County Healthy Lifestyles Coalition hosted the event at the Xenia YMCA on East Church Street.

The walk is designed to encourage healthy, active lifestyles in Greene County and bring families of all fitness levels together for a fun event.

Afterwards, healthy refreshments were provided and runners could visit with the various sponsors and vendors in the gymnasium.

The event benefited the Greene County Healthy Lifestyles Coalition, which is part of the Greene County Combined Health District. Its mission is to provide and promote healthier lifestyle choices in Greene County. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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