Color Me Pink 5K Fun Run/Walk - Family Challenge - Corn Hole Tournament

Event Date

Sat, Oct 4, 2014

Address

Marion, IN

About This Activity

First annual 5K Color Fun Run/Walk to benefit Cancer Services of Grant County's BESS (Breast Education Screeniing & Survival) Program and assistance for those facing breast cancer.

Event details and schedule

COLOR ME PINK 5K Color Fun Run / Family Challenge Obstacle Course / Corn Hole Tournament

  • 5K Color Me Pink Fun Run / Walk – 10am

  • Family Challenge Obstacle Course – 12pm (Noon)

  • Corn Hole Tournament – 12:30pm

Packet Pick Up – You can pick up your event packets at Cancer Services of Grant County beginning September 29th through October 3rd then all remaining packets can be picked up the morning of the event, October 4th at the on-site registration site, Shelter #5  Red Barn near the start finish line. Please make sure you have your packets picked up no later than 9:30am, if picking up on event day.

Event Packets -  In your packet you will receive the following items:

  • If participating in the Color Me Pink 5K Color Fun Run/Walk – Your Bib #, Color Me Pink T-Shirt, bag of color for the start/finish line and several swag bag goodies!

  • If participating in Family Challenge Event–Ribbon for one event and swag bag goodies (Event T-Shirts can be purchased at time of registration)

  • If participating in the Corn Hole Tournament – Several swag bag goodies
    (Event T-Shirts can be purchased at time of registration)

    Same Day Registration – Registration can be done on site October 4th for Color Me Pink 5K Color Fun Run/Walk and for the Family Challenge Event -  but this will not guarantee you an Event T-Shirt and/or Swag Bag –  Always better to register early!

    Parking - There will be parking for the event behind the softball fields as well as by the Gardens.  To ensure receiving a parking spot close to the start / finish line, please arrive early.  We will begin the race promptly at 10:00 am, so please come early to participate in the pre-race warm up & activities!  For the safety of the participants the run course and the parking will closed promptly at 9:30 am.

    What to bring / wear – Be sure to have your race bib, you will need to have that on in order to participate in the Color Me Pink 5K Color Fun Run/ Walk event.  We suggest that you wear a white t-shirt for the run/walk – WHITE is best to be able to show your PINK colors!  Be creative! Dress Up!  Have Fun! But don’t wear anything that you don’t want to get full of color!

    COLOR RUNNER PACKING LIST – THINGS TO BRING WITH YOU

*race bib  *change of clothes  * change of shoes * Color Packets  *Garbage Bags  *Towels

*Bandana *Camera/Cell Phone – But make sure these are protected from color / water

RACE ROUTE / COLOR ZONES -  The Color Me Pink 5K Color Fun Run/Walk 5K run/ walk (3.1 miles) is an action-packed, scenic, out-and-back course with a few small hills but mostly flat, and will have 3 color stations – resulting in a 6 color blast along the course. The Start / Finish line will be located by Shelter #5 - Red Barn in the back of Matter Park!

DIRECTIONS

From the SOUTH:

Take I-69 North to IN SR 18 West (Exit 64). Take 18 west into Marion and turn RIGHT onto Baldwin Avenue (also known as IN SR 9 N). Take Baldwin Avenue (SR 9) through Marion and turn LEFT at Quarry Road into Matter Park. There is a Beacon Credit Union at the corner of Baldwin Avenue & Quarry Rd. There will also be a sign at this corner directing you into Matter Park. 

 

From the NORTH:

Take I-69 South to IN SR 218 West (exit 73). Follow 218 W turn LEFT at IN SR 9 South. Follow 9 South into Marion. Turn RIGHT at Quarry Road into Matter Park. There is a Beacon Credit Union at the corner of SR 9 and Quarry Rd. There will also be a sign at this corner directing you into Matter Park. 

 

From the EAST:

Take SR 18 west into Marion and turn RIGHT onto Baldwin Avenue (also known as IN SR 9 N). Take Baldwin Avenue (SR 9) through Marion and turn LEFT at Quarry Road into Matter Park. There is a Beacon Credit Union at the corner of Baldwin Avenue & Quarry Road. There will also be a Run for Freedom sign at the corner of this intersection directing you into Matter Park. 

 

From the WEST:

Take SR 18 East into Marion and turn LEFT onto Miller Avenue. Take Miller Avenue to Kem Road. Turn RIGHT onto Kem Road. Take Kem Road to Baldwin Avenure (SR 9), and turn LEFT onto Baldwin Avenue (SR 9). Turn LEFT at Quarry Road into Matter Park. There is a Beacon Credit Union at the corner of Baldwin Avenue & Quarry Rd. There will also be a sign at this corner directing you into Matter Park. 

                       

FAMILY DAY at MATTER PARK – This day is about having family fun while supporting Cancer Services of Grant County and their breast cancer programs.  When a person is diagnosed with cancer, the entire family is as well - so this day is to be about FAMILY & FUN while raising funds for a great cause.  Come on out and participate in all events as a family, do a little shopping at the tents we will have there as well!  Join in the fun for the Color Me Pink Fun Run/Walk – Family Challenge Obstacle course and put a team together and play some Corn Hole – it will be a great fall FAMILY DAY in Matter Park for a great cause!!

 

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