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Runners Get Coated in Color at WCU Fun Run 5K Nov 1

ASHEVILLE NC – Runners will get coated in color as they pass through color stations during the Fun Run 5K on Saturday, Nov. 1, at Western Carolina University.

The event is part of activities associated with WCU’s 125th anniversary and the university’s annual Love Your Body Week. The race will begin at 9 a.m. near the Alumni Tower at the center of campus.

The event is open to runners age 10 and older, and it is limited to the first 250 participants. The registration fee is $12.50 for WCU faculty, staff, students and alumni and $20 for all others. Participants will receive a free T-shirt at check-in to wear during the race.

Registration is available online at https://orgsync.com/24496/forms/119256. Registration also will be offered on race day starting at 8 a.m.

Campus sponsors for the 5K include a leadership class, the Student Government Association, the Office of Leadership and Student Involvement and the 125th anniversary steering committee.

For more information, contact Karen Farmer in the Office of Leadership and Student Involvement at 828-227-2610 or [email protected].

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