2013 LIBERTY WEALTH & HEALTH 5K RUN/WALK
CARBONDALE- The First Annual Liberty Wealth & Health 5k Run/Walk held on June 1st at Walker’s Bluff raised over $9,000 for Southern Illinois Healthcare’s Coach Kill Cancer Fund.
“I am so proud of the 250 men, women and children who braved the rain and in some circumstances power outages from last night’s storm to attend our first annual 5k run/walk.” Joel Sambursky, event organizer and President of Liberty Wealth Management said. Former SIU Coach Jerry Kill joined Sambursky on the balcony inside the Tasting Room after the race to announce the winners and thank the participants and volunteers.
Other local businesses that sponsored the event and brought their running teams include Com-Pac International, Stiles Office Solutions, Attitude Designs, Bishop & Elwell Insurance, River Radio, and Murdale True Value. Gene Honn, Director of Fund Development for Southern Illinois Healthcare said, “The $9,000 will help more than twenty patients in southern Illinois who are battling cancer”. Sambursky said that Liberty Wealth Management plans on making the 5k Run/Walk an annual event.