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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.

Run. Walk. Honor Our 9/11 Heroes

On this day, we pause to remember the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Lexington Medical Center is pleased to be the presenting sponsor of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers South Carolina 5K this Friday night in Columbia’s Vista. You can register at www.t2trunsc.org.

This year, a special Corvette dedicated to the memory of September 11, 2001 will be at the Start Line to the race. Learn more about it in this WIS-TV news story.

 

LMC Doctor Talks About Helping Patients on September 11, 2001 in New York

Dr. Adam Lazzarini is an orthopaedic surgeon at Southeastern Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice. On September 11, 2001, he was a medical resident in New York. In the days and weeks after the attacks, he treated first responders and workers from Ground Zero who had broken bones while working in the rubble. He talks about the experience in this WLTX interview.

Lexington Medical Center is the presenting sponsor of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers South Carolina 5K Run & Walk, scheduled for September 15, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in Columbia’s Vista. The race pays tribute to the first responders and military service members who serve and sacrifice on our behalf every day.

Learn more by watching below.

 

Register for the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers South Carolina 5K Run & Walk at t2trunSC.org.