Posted by David Lariviere on Jun 30, 2019
On behalf of the 2019 Summa Health Medina Half Marathon & 5K Race, Beth Bugner thanked 26 representatives of the over 200 race volunteers who congregated at Cool Beans Cafe in Medina. "Tonight, we celebrate with The City of Medina, our police and first responders, MCRR, Mary Grace Memorial Foundation, Collin Cares Cure Cancer, Keira Kilbane Foundation, Medina County Police Activities League - MCPAL, Running2BWell, Run to Share, Medina Sunrise Rotary, and the wonderful people of Medina," said Bugner with great pride. "Working together, we hosted over 1,200 runners at this year's race.100% of the funds raised from our event go back to LOCAL charities.  As of 2019, we have donated over $145,000!  Thanks to Summa Health, our community partner, all our sponsors and volunteers and what you do for our community and thank you Medina!"
The Medina Half Marathon’s goal is to promote health and fitness throughout the community. The Summa Health partnership reinforces that goal. Summa Health provides medical care on the course, ranging from basic blister care or hydration needs to more serious emergencies if an issue should arise. Summa Health is one of the largest integrated healthcare delivery systems in Ohio. Encompassing a network of hospitals, community health centers, a health plan, a physician-hospital organization, a multi-specialty physician organization, research and the Summa Health Foundation, we are nationally renowned for excellence in patient care and for exceptional approaches to healthcare delivery. Summa’s clinical services are consistently recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (Magnet status), Thomson Reuters and The Leapfrog Group.
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