Press Release – For Immediate Release

Development & Communications
Berkshire South Regional Community Center

Berkshire South’s Annual 5K Run/Walk & Breakfast Sponsored by Health New England a Great Success

Great Barrington, Mass – Berkshire South Regional Community Center, through the generosity of Health New England (HNE), hosted its 3rd Annual 5K Run/Walk and Breakfast on Sunday, April 12th, starting at 8 a.m. and finishing at the Community Center with breakfast prepared by local Chef Tommy Lee.

The event attracted more than 125 participants of all ages. Those who took part included families; beginner, intermediate and serious runners; and walkers of all kinds. Each contestant was given a complimentary tee shirt, a day pass to the community Center and breakfast. Health New England was thanked as our sponsor, and winners were announced, with prizes awarded to those placing first and second in each of the following categories: Adult Male (ages 18+), Adult Female (ages 18+), Youth Male (between ages 13-17), Youth Female (between ages 13-17) and Child (between ages 8 – 12).

Proceeds will be used in support of our Teen Outreach Nutrition Exercise (TONE) program, as well as other youth fitness programs and classes at the Community Center.

“Thank you, Health New England,” Executive Director Jenise Lucey said with a smile. “This has been such an enjoyable experience for us. They were wonderful to work with, and I look forward to partnering with HNE again in the future.”

The mission of Berkshire South Regional Community Center is to build a sense of community and common purpose throughout the region, and to enhance the recreational, educational, cultural, health and social well-being of the residents of the Southern Berkshires. Berkshire South is a non-sectarian, non-profit organization open to all, regardless of ability to pay. For more information, please call (413) 528-2810 or go to