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Color for a Cause coming to Mount Vernon

Join the Teen Advisory Council of Knox County (TAC) for the 2022 Color for a Cause Race. Run or Walk to have the time of your life with your family, friends and/or co-workers. The Color for a Cause Race, hosted by TAC, takes place on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at Memorial Park in Mount Vernon, Ohio!

This event is all about fun, family, friends, and healthy lifestyles! Join TAC for a little exercise and lots of colorful FUN! Your day will consist of a run or walk around Memorial Park as colorful, washable powder flies. Cross the finish line colored like a rainbow to get your medal! Following the conclusion of the race enjoy some music and food from a food truck.

All pre-registrations will receive a white t-shirt, race number, finisher medal, a 20 second video clip crossing the finish line on their Athlinks profile, and most important, Color Run Swag!

A professional photographer will be on site to take photos throughout the day.


Kids Fun Run (Ages 12 and Under)


5k or 1-Mile (Ages 13+)

$30 through Race Day

5k or 1-Mile (Ages 5-12)

$10 through Race Day

Team of 4

$100 through Race Day

Team of 10+

$15 Per Runner through Race Day*Kids 4 and Under are FREE*


COLOR POWDER – This is a Color Run, Wear White! You will get covered in washable powder paint while you run/walk! YOUTH – Children under 12 must be accompanied by a participating adult. STROLLERS – Strollers are allowed on the race course, we just ask that you line up near the end for your safety and the safety of other participants. PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEOS: Professional Photographers will be taking photos throughout the evening. A 20 second video clip of all participants crossing the finish line will be uploaded to your Athlinks profile for you to download. POST RACE-FOOD/DRINK: After you cross the finish line, TAC will provide you will free water. Please bring your own post-race snacks. There will be local vendors present at the event. WEATHER: Rain or Shine Event. However, if severe weather occurs, the event will be delayed accordingly. Should weather cause the event to cancel, refunds will not be issued. Please check the New Directions – TAC Color for a Cause Event Page for Race Day Updates


You will have the option to have your packet mailed to you or contactless pick up. There will be an additional charge for mailing your packet at the end of your registration. ***For all race options, you must register by Friday, August 21st if you would like your packet shipped***

Monday, August 30th – Friday, September 3rd

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