Early bird registration for Lynchburg Color Run ends Saturday

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Lynchburg Color Run participants will get playfully doused in safe, nontoxic color powder along the race route. Early bird registration will end on Saturday, April 1. (File Photo)

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — It’s a ton of fun and supports a great local cause. Don’t miss the early bird registration deadline for the Lynchburg 5K Color Run & Fun Run happening the morning of Spring in the Hollow on Saturday, April 29 at 7 a.m. Participants may also register the day of the event. It will be an untimed event.

Early bird registration costs $25 for runners 13 and older and $20 for runners 12 and under. Children five and under can run for free. Each paid participant will receive a Lynchburg Color Run t-shirt. After April 1, registration will reman open but the cost per person will increase by $5 each. All proceeds benefit the Lynchburg Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (PTO).

Runners will meet in Wiseman Park in Lynchburg around 7 a.m. to check in. Participants will check in at Moorehead Pavilion. At 8 a.m., LES fourth grade teacher, Dusty Dickey aka. DJ Dusty will count the crowd down to race time. Runners should wear white or light colored clothing and be prepared to get playfully doused in safe, nontoxic color powder along the way.

“All participants will be given a small packet of color powder, and when we count it all the way down, we will all throw our powder in the air for a colorful start,” their FB events page states.

There will also be color stations along the race route. Participants can choose either the 5K (3.1 miles) or there will be a fun run for a shorter distance for those who want to walk or participate with small children

For more complete information, visit their Facebook event’s page by clicking here. •

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