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This run-for-fun 5k race in Temecula encourages “those who have prosthetics or are in wheelchairs to participate in this fun walk/run as well.” according to the race page on Active.com. Registration for the event closes on October 16, 2013.
Per Active sports registration web site, “the Colors of Courage 5K, a fun-run starting at Big Horse Feed, will benefit the Gary Sinise Foundation, which serves the nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families and those in need.”
In an all ages event, participants will be showered with “colors of courage” as they run the course.
Details, per Active.com’s registration page:
Event schedule and times:
Friday, October 18
3PM to 6PM: Pick up race packets
Saturday, October 19
7a.m. to 10 a.m.: Pick up race packets and day-of-race registration
8:30 a.m.: First wave of entrants: Wheelchair participants and runners under an 8-minute mile
9a.m.: Second wave of entrants: Participants who run under a 10-minute mile
9:30 a.m.: Third wave of entrants: Participants who run under a 12-minute mile
10 a.m.: Fourth wave of entrants: Participants who run over a 12-minute mile
11 a.m.: American Hitmen start to play
12 p.m.: Gary Sinise arrives to speak and hand out awards.
1 p.m.: Award ceremony begins. There will be awards for youngest and oldest, from furthest away, best costumes and best representation of the race theme “Colors of Courage” for individual and team.
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