Event MARCH 31, 2018
Over 40 people and 6 published authors were present for 4th The Okefenokee Heritage Center is proud to host the Third Annual Color Run.

“The Color Run is a great community event for a good cause,” Nancy King said. “The money raised provides scholarships and supplies for our Youth Art Camp over the summer.”

There will be two runs on March 31st, a 5k and a 1 mile fun run. Participants who register before March 1st will get a free t-shirt. All of the color is non-toxic and safe for adults, kids, and even pets.

“Several dogs ran in the race last year,” Elizabeth Welch said. “It was so great to see everyone supporting the Heritage Center and our community.”

Sponsorships are also available for local businesses. For more information contact the Heritage Center at 912.285.4260 or email okeheritage@gmail.com

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