Wash Me Pink Color Run For Susan G. Komen Is March 9

Thursday, January 24, 2013

The nation's first Wash Me Pink Color Run to benefit Susan G. Komen will be held on March 9. Every runner and walker gets "Washed in Pink" and is for all who wish to participate, slow or fast, young and old, to run it or walk it.

The 5K Color Run course begins at 9 a.m. at 1104 Redwine Cove, Dalton.  Check in is from 7-8:45 a.m.  Parking Passes are required for each car.  Passes are $5 if pre-purchased during registration and $10 at the venue. Save money by pre-purchasing and carpooling.  Register early and save.  Registration rates will increase on Feb. 1.   Register at www.washmepink.com 

Color Washers will douse participants with Komen Color at the Color Stations strategically placed throughout the course.   The coloring used is non-toxic, non-allergic, medical grade, colored corn-starch.  Manufactured in the USA, these clouds of starch will change your color, but not your health.

Proceeds from the Wash Me Pink Color Run will support breast cancer research, screening, education and treatment support services for various breast health programs in the 16 southern Tennessee and North Georgia counties that provide services to at-risk women. 

Susan G. Komen for the Cure is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, and the Chattanooga Affiliate is one of 125 affiliates on the front lines dedicated to ending breast cancer in their communities. For 13 years Komen Chattanooga has been dedicated to finding the cures for breast cancer and funding local programs with the best outcomes and greatest community impact in the Chattanooga/North Georgia area.  

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