Partnership For Families, Children And Adults Joins Run Or Dye Chattanooga 5k

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Run or Dye, the world’s most colorful 5K, will debut in Chattanooga on Aug. 24 at 9 a.m.    

A percentage of race proceeds benefits The Partnership for Families, Children and Adults’ Foster Care Program which provides a safe, caring foster family for children who have been abused or neglected.

Run or Dye Chattanooga will draw thousands of participants to Camp Jordan Arena to support The Partnership for Families, Children and Adults and to celebrate the vibrancy of being alive – all while being blasted with more than five tons of color dye powder during a 5K run/walk.  The event will culminate with a “Color Festival” at the end of the race. 

Registration for individual is $45 each and registration for a team of four or more is $40 each.  For more information, visit www.runordye.com/locations/Chattanooga-2013

Partnership is recruiting 150 volunteers to help with this event. Interested volunteers can contact info@partnershipfca.com.  Use coupon code PARTNERSHIP10 to receive a discount on registration and for Partnership to receive credit for your participation.


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