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Autism Color Fun Run/Walk

Join us on 04/16/2020

(race date estimated)

Autism Color Fun Run/Walk Race Description

Come join us APRIL 16th for the funnest, most inexpensive Color Fun Run/Walk 5K in the state.  The 5K course features a number of Color Blast stations, and two routes which offer a family-friendly environment for runners of all ages and abilities. The walking path is not a full 5K. Color Blast Stations on each course.  Participation is for registered guest only.    Proceeds benefit the Autism Society Of Illinois-Southern Illinois Chapter. Come on join us and prepare to get blasted!

The Children's Event will take place at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex.  Color Fun Run/Walk will be around SIU's campus with the start and finish at Parking Lot 56 which is directly across from the Track Complex.

Fun activities for the children start at 11:00.   Children's 1k taking place at 12:30.  Multiple Bounce Houses, Dance and Bubble Station, Mr. Twist and  Carbondale Fire Department Smoke Safety house, all FREE OF CHARGE!  

Then join us for a great Color Blasting Event with our Run/Walk. Check in day of the event will be in parking lot 56 just look for the registration signs! Check in starts at 11.  Please don't wait until last minute to check in as we will start event at 1:00 Sharp.  We will be offering a pre-check that will be emailed later.  This will be for T-shirts & wristbands.  This year we will provide wristbands that will be used to turn in for your color toss packet. Participants must have on visible bracelet to be allowed on course during the event.


SIU Police Department will be providing us with their support for a safe course route.

We will also have a courtesy pick up vehicle for injuries or to assist if you are unable to finish the course.

We also have a stage this year for our DJ!!!!  Sound Core Music!!!  Parking lot pre-party starts at 12:00 and finishes up at 3:30

5K warm up will start at 12:45 p.m. and line up will start  WALKERS WILL BE released FIRST! 1:00 start time for walkers. Runners 5k to start at 1:20. Please keep in mind these are approximate times and our goal. Please allow walkers to line up first.  We want to pace the event so everyone will return close to same time for biggest color toss possible. 

Please stick around and participate in the color toss party as participants finish up. We would like for as many of you that can stick around to do a final toss at 2 to ensure everyone gets to experience that wonderful color cloud! We will use left over color from the course at the last toss. 

We will be providing a bottle of water and a piece of fruit for all participates at THE END OF THE 5K.

There will be vendors selling refreshments for your enjoyment. Please bring cash for payment. (Fight like a Girl will be joining us again.  All the money they raise goes towards scholarship for families living with cancer. )

To pick up your color packet for the color toss, you will turn in your bracelet to the volunteers in exhange for your color toss packet.  One packet per wristband turned in. NO EXCEPTIONS!

This year we ask our teams to fundraise for us.  April is Change for Autism.  Collect change leading up to event then cash it in, turn it in to us day of event.  Winner of Change for Autism collection receives tickets for entire team for August Autism Awareness Night with the Miners and can choose 1 person to throw out a pitch at the game. Game day is August 7th.  

Largest teams will also receive a trophy.

Address: 100 Saluki Drive Carbondale, IL 62901

FAQs

What can/can't I bring to the event?

NO ALCOHOL

NO PETS

YOU CAN BRING STROLLERS

What is the refund policy?

NO REFUNDS UNLESS THE EVENT IS CANCELED THIS DOES NOT APPLY IF IT IS RESCHEDULED!

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

YES. DUE TO NO REFUNDS IF YOU CAN NOT ATTEND YOU CAN TRANSFER YOUR TICKET.





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    Autism Color Fun Run/Walk Where & When

  • Location: Carbondale, IL 62901
  • Race Date: 04/16/2021 11:00 - Estimated
  • Categories:
    • Early Bird Color Fun Run/Walk Ticket
    • Color Fun Run/Walk Ages 10-15
    • Children's 1K
    • Autism Color Fun Run/Walk Team

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  • Autism Color Fun Run/Walk weather history
  • Based on a 5 year average and a race date of April 16th, Carbondale, IL can expect temperatures between 78℉ and 91℉ with humidity around 74% and precipitation of 0.12".
    Last year the weather condition was Partly cloudy.
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