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Runners can get splashed with color and benefit Ocracoke School

Students gather at the start line at Ocracoke School for last year's Color Run. this year's run will be Oct. 1, starting at the school. Photo: C. Leinbach

Students gather at the start line at Ocracoke School for last year’s Color Run. this year’s run will be Oct. 1, starting at the school. Photo: C. Leinbach

The second annual Color Run, a benefit for the Ocracoke School PTA, is looking for more participants.

Ocracoke students, community members and visitors are invited to walk, jog and run their way toward a healthier life this year while raising funds for the PTA in this fun, untimed event from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the school campus.

The run includes a few spots along the three-mile route where participants get will experience color splash zones where they’ll be doused in color and end with a final color toss celebration.

Cost to participate is $25 to $40, depending on the runners’ age and registration date.

Check in starts at 7 a.m. and the run begins at 8 a.m.

Registration includes a race bib, color packet, and T-shirt only if you sign up before Sept. 19 items can be picked up at the registration table the day of the event.

Besides individual student pledges, the school will accept business pledges.

Participants can register at https://ocracokemscr.eventbrite.com, 

Paper registration forms are available upon request.

Anyone interested in a form can contact Ivey Belch, PTA president, at 252-9210021, or email iveybelch@gmail.com.

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