Two more sponsors on board for NC Color Run 5K

Bankwell and Walter Stewart’s Market return as “color station” sponsors for the sec- ond annual New Canaan High School Scholarship Founda- tion NC Color Run 5K on April 28.

Students and adults of all ages may walk or run in the event which features the color stations where volunteers will blast participants with pow- dered washable paint. There is a Kids’ Color Dash, which is .8 miles and NC Color Run, the 5K.

There will be food and a D.J. at the start/finish line.

For registration and information, or to make an online donation, visit www.nchs-sf.org. The cost is $40 per individual or $150 per family, up to April 27; $10 extra on the day of the event. Registration opens at 8 a.m. Kids five and under are free.

Checks to NCHS Scholarship Foundation may be mailed to NCHS Scholarship Foundation, New Canaan High School, 11 Farm Road, New Canaan, CT 06840.

What is a color run?

It’s a fundraising run/walk where color powder paint is thrown in the air at the start of the race and at seven different color stations along the route. Runners get covered in color for a rainbow effect.

Color station sponsors and Color Run organizers are shown, from left, Robert Mallozzi, senior vice president business development director, Bankwell; Allison Mennitt, NC ColorRun; DougStewart, marketingdirector/owner, WalterStewart’s Market; Alex Stewart, general manager/owner, Walter Stewart’s Market; Steffi Loomis, NC Color Run; Jen Richardson, NC Color Run. — Contributed photo

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