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2021 Color for a Cause Race

September 4, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Ariel-Foundation Park
Join the Teen Advisory Council of Knox County (TAC) for the 2021 Color for a Cause 5k/1m Run or Walk to have the time of your life with your family, friends and/or co-workers. The Color for a Cause 5k, hosted by TAC, takes place on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at the Schnormeier Event Center at Ariel Foundation Park in Mount Vernon, Ohio!
This event is all about fun, family, friends, and healthy lifestyles! Join the TAC for a little exercise and lots of colorful FUN! Your evening will consist of a 3.1 mile run/walk or a 1 mile run/walk through Ariel-Foundation Park as colorful, washable powder flies. Cross the finish line colored like a rainbow!
All pre-registrations will receive a white t-shirt, race number, finisher medal, a 20 second video clip crossing the finish line on their Athlinks profile, post-race refreshments, and most important, Color Run Swag!
5k or 1-Mile (Ages 13+)
$30 through Race Day
5k or 1-Mile (Ages 5-12)
$10 through Race Day
Virtual 5k or 1-Mile (Ages 5-12)
$10 through Race Day
Team of 4
$100 through Race Day
Team of 10+
$10 Per Runner through Race Day
*Kids 4 and Under are FREE*
Virtual 5k or 1-Mile (Ages 13+)
$20 through Race Day
Virtual 5k or 1-Mile (Ages 13+)
$20 through Race Day
Packet Shipping Fee
$10 through August 21
COLOR POWDER – This is a Color Run, Wear White! You will get covered in washable powder paint while you run/walk!
YOUTH – Children under 12 must be accompanied by a participating adult.
STROLLERS – Strollers are allowed on the race course, we just ask that you line up near the end for your safety and the safety of other participants.
PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEOS: Professional Photographers will be taking photos throughout the evening. A 20 second video clip of all participants crossing the finish line will be uploaded to your Athlinks profile for you to download.
POST RACE-FOOD/DRINK: After you cross the finish line, TAC will provide you will free water. Please bring your own post-race snacks. There will be local vendors present at the event.
WEATHER: Rain or Shine Event. However, if severe weather occurs, the event will be delayed accordingly. Should weather cause the event to cancel, refunds will not be issued. Please check the New Directions – TAC Color for a Cause Event Page for Race Day Updates
You will have the option to have your packet mailed to you or contactless pick up. There will be an additional charge for mailing your packet at the end of your registration.
***For all race options, you must register by Friday, August 21st if you would like your packet shipped***
Monday, August 30th – Friday, September 3rd
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Packet Pick-Up at New Directions’ Office located at 110 E. Gambier St. in Mt. Vernon, Oh
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Registration & Packet Pick-Up Opens
5:00 pm
1-Mile Wave Begins
5:10 pm
5k Wave 1 Begins (Additional Waves will Follow Every 10 Minutes)
Food Truck Venders and Live Music will follow the conclusion of the race in the Schnormeier Event Center

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