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Tunnel to Towers 2017

More than 1,700 people participated in the fifth annual Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers South Carolina 5K on Friday evening, September 15, in Columbia’s Vista. The race is named in honor of Stephen Siller, a New York City firefighter and father of five who died on September 11, 2001. Lexington Medical Center is pleased to be the presenting sponsor of the event, held to honor law enforcement officers, paramedics, firefighters and military service members who serve and sacrifice on our behalf every day.

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LMC’s Eric Ashton (right) finished with the fastest time in the 5K: 16:43

The overall winner of the race was Eric Ashton, physician assistant with Southeastern Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice. An elite runner, Ashton finished with a time of 16:43.

Speaking of Lexington Medical Center employees, more than 360 hospital staff members and clinicians participated in the 5K.

They wore bright red shirts with “Team LMC” on the sleeve.

The back of each shirt read: “Participating in honor of first responders and military heroes.” Lexington Medical Center enjoys participating in events that enhance the health and well-being of our community, and show our thankfulness for the law enforcement officers, firemen, paramedics and military service members who help keep us safe.

Here is a link to the complete race results.

Thank you to everyone who participated in Tunnel to Towers this year. We hope to see you at the Start line in 2018.

Lace Up Your Sneakers and Join us for the Governor’s Cup!

We hope you’ll join us for the Lexington Medical Center Governor’s Cup Road Race on Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20. There’s a one-mile kids fun run, a 5k and a half marathon. Learn more and register below!

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Lace Up Your Sneakers for the Heart & Sole Women’s 5 Miler

Lexington Medical Center is the proud sponsor of Heart & Sole Women’s 5 Miler scheduled for Saturday, April 22 in downtown Columbia. This women’s only road race raises awareness that heart disease is the #1 killer of women in the world. We’ve created a training plan to help you get ready for the big day. The plan starts this week and it’s outlined below. You can click on the image to make it larger and print it.

If a five-mile run sounds like a lot, you can still participate. The event also includes three- and five-mile walk. a To register for Heart & Sole, visit http://www.heartandsolerun.com

We hope to see you at the start line on April 22!