2013 Press Release: RUN UNITED 5k and Kids Fun Run on Saturday to benefit United Way of Central Illinois

For Immediate Release: July 26, 2013

Funding for local health and human services through United Way’s annual campaign will get a boost. Two of United Way’s longstanding corporate supporters, BUNN and Springfield Electric will host the 2nd Annual RUN UNITED 5K & Kids Fun Run. RUN UNITED will take place on Saturday, July 27th at 8:00 a.m. in Washington Park beginning at the Pavilion Shelter near the Duck Pond. All event proceeds will benefit United Way of Central Illinois.

Run United offers families the opportunity to participate with a Kids Fun Run and post-race activities including a bounce house, face painting, music, and more. Registration on the day of the event begins at 6:45 a.m. More information can be found online at http://www.bunn.com/run_united/ for the RUN UNITED 5k & Kids Fun Run. The race will be held rain or shine.

Event organizers will be on hand at the event for media interviews.

For more information on United Way, please contact Jarid Brown, Director of Communications at 217-726-7000 or by email at jbrown@uwcil.org.