Thursday, November 27, 2014


The Boys and Girls Club of Elkhart will host a 5k color run in Elkhart Saturday, June 26. (Sharon Hernandez/The Elkhart Truth)
Elkhart Boys and Girls Club to host 5k color run
Posted on June 26, 2014 at 6:24 p.m.

ELKHART — The Boys and Girls Club of Elkhart is bringing a whole lot of color to the city this weekend.

The organization is hosting a 5k color run starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 28, starting at 318 S. Elkhart Ave. 

Groups will be released from the starting line every three to five minutes. The event will not be timed.

Runners and walkers ages 6 and older will need to register and have a race wristband. Registration will be accepted until 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

Cost to register is $30. Children five and under can participate for free. 

All of the proceeds collected from the race will go to the Boys and Girls Club of Elkhart.

Everyone who registers will receive their own color packet to throw once the race ends around 10:40 a.m. The color powder is 100 percent food-grade cornstarch and is gluten-free. Additional color packets will be available for purchase at the event.

For more information on how to register, visit www.colorsforkids5k.org.