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A light rain will not stop the Colors of Cancer 5k, but if there are weather warnings the few days leading up to the event day, check our webpage, Facebook, and for updates.
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Unfortunately, we are not able to issue refunds. A lot goes into planning and logistics for this event, so if you are not able to make it on race day, you are able to transfer your registration to another person or you can still pick up your packet and goodies to keep on Packet Pick Up Day . If you would like to transfer your registration, please e-mail Rhonda Bouma.
No way! We want everyone to come out and help support the colors!
You sure can! The 5K will be on a paved path throughout the park.
Yes! As long as they know your shirt size, you will be all set!
Yes, everyone can join! Spectators must stay by the designated areas along the start/finish line during the race but can join in on the fun for the after party. There will be food, drinks, and merchandise for purchase.
Email Rhonda Bouma if you didn't find your question.
We will have volunteers with squirt bottles at every kilometer squirting participants with color. We teach our volunteers to aim for the body, never above the shoulders. With all of the teaching, there is a lot of flying powder through the air, so we suggest wearing extra protection for your eyes, mouth and nose.
Awesome! E-mail Hannah Cooley.
Great! Your next step is to print off the registration form for you and all of the participants that will be using your Groupon. You must bring the form with you to packet pack up or to the event and check in at the Groupon table. Here, you will get your goodie bag and t-shirt.
Sorry, Spike. No dogs allowed for this event.
Yes! It is made out of 100% cornstarch and is food grade. It is a non-toxic substance. As for any substance, we suggest wearing sunglasses or goggles and a bandanna over your mouth and nose for extra protection.
Nope. This is a un-timed event for all participants. If you are interested in what your time will be, we suggest doing self-timing for this event.
The color powder is 100% cornstarch and non-toxic. Before you register, check with your doctor or physician just to be sure you're able to participate. We suggest wearing goggles, sunglasses or a bandanna over your mouth and nose for that extra protection.
Yes! You can walk, jog, run, skip or dance your way to the finish line! We are looking for people who are wanting to be a part of cancer awareness for our surrounding communities.
Every participant will receive:
We will have music, color throwing, dancing, banner signing, sponsor vendors, food, etc. It will be an after-party for everyone to enjoy!
You can pick up your packet on September 21 from Noon until 7 p.m. at Rolling Hills County Park in the Water Park Offices.
The colors mostly washes out after an event. We suggest wearing items that you don't mind supporting the colors of cancer for a while. It will eventually come out of your clothing, but no guarantees. As for your car, most participants bring a towel to sit on for the ride home.
Yes! The race will be on a paved course throughout the park. We will also have one parking lot area that will be specifically designated for handicap pass vehicles. If the spaces in this lot become full, there is a paved path from the parking lots to the event area.