“Color Me Cameron” 5th Annual 5K Color Run/Walk

Saturday, April 01, 2017
Jackson Park, 42 1st Street, NW
Pulaski, Virginia 24301
On-site registration opens at 7:30am.
Race starts at 10:00am.
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The color crazed “Color Me Cameron” 5th Annual 5K Color Run/Walk is hosted by The Cameron Fitzwater Memorial Scholarship Foundation and Cameron’s Friends. For us it’s personal …We take color to a whole new level with OVER 5,000 POUNDS OF COLOR and 10 COLOR STATIONS!

It’s not about how fast you can go, it’s about how much fun you can have along the way. The “Color Me Cameron” is a Celebration of Life, with a whirlwind of color that will blow you away! 

▪ Early Registration ends March 10th:  $25
▪ March 11th – Day of the event:  $30
▪ Kids 10 and Under:  Free (must be accompanied by a paid adult)

For more information and/or to register online go to Active.com’s “Color Me Cameron” link: 

Participant Packet includes
▪ T-shirt Included in paid registration fee. 
▪ T-shirts for ages 10 and under can be purchased for $5 if registered before March 10th 
▪ Individual Color Packets
▪ Entrance Wristband (wear on the day of the event)
▪ Door Prize ticket ((have your ticket with you at the event for a chance to win a Door Prize)

We want to ensure that everyone receives a “Color Me Cameron" t-shirt.  We can only guarantee t-shirt sizes for participants who have pre-registered before March 10th.  There will be t-shirts available onsite but there is no guarantee that your size will be available.  

Participant Packets can be picked up on Friday, March 31st, between 4:30pm - 7:30pm at the Pulaski County Library (60 3rd Street, NW Pulaski) or at the Pre-Registration Table beginning at 7:30am (April 1st) 

Event Details
▪ Venue: Jackson Park, 42 First Street, NW, Pulaski
▪ Registration opens:  7:30 am
▪ Food:  Panera Bread Bagels, Fruit, Granola Bars, Water, and Gatorade provided 
▪ Welcome:  10:00am
▪ Run/Walk begins:  Promptly after welcome
▪ Music, Dancing, and Color Throws:  Throughout the event   
▪ Final Color Throw:  After all runners/walkers complete the route
▪ End the day:  With a chance to win a spectacular Door Prize 
       (valued between $10 and $2,000)

The Cameron Fitzwater Memorial Scholarship Foundation was created to celebrate the life of Cameron Taylor Fitzwater by allowing his life and aspirations to live on by helping others pursue their dreams of higher education as he had planned to do in the Fall of 2012.  It is about turning tragedy into triumph while developing community spirit and giving. 

The “Color Me Cameron” 5K celebrates Cameron’s life the way he lived it.  Cameron is known for his outgoing personality.  He loved everyone.  He met no strangers.  He was always the first one to pop up out of nowhere and say “Hi, I’m Cameron”, and give you a great big bear hug, as he was known to do to his friends and strangers alike.  If you met him once, you knew him.   He was never to be forgotten by anyone.  One meeting with him and you were hooked.  He was one who was easy to love and hard to hate.  You could never stay mad at him long because he would flash his signature smile of his and you would give in.  It has been best said by those who knew him, “He brought color to a gray world.”

Four $1,000 scholarships are awarded annually in Cameron's memory to Pulaski County High School graduating seniors.  Jake Clary, Class of 2016 writes, “The Cameron Fitzwater Memorial Scholarship gives me the ability and honor to represent our amazing county, as well as Cameron and the things for which he stood.  This scholarship allows me to live life through Cameron, as I study my passions and aspirations of the sciences and animals at Davidson College.  I believe I have discovered one of my major passions in life through volunteering with the Bonner Scholars Program at Davidson--conserving the world's wild and endangered animals!  I was able to use the monetary reward from the scholarship to help me slightly with tuition, and even to begin a deposit for a volunteer project I will embark in this summer in South Africa and Seychelles to help the wild animals of the world.”  

Bring your friends or make new ones along the way but be prepared...5,000 POUNDS of Color will be pouring over Pulaski during the "Color Me Cameron"

For more information email Terri Fitzwater Palmore or call 540-980-1736 .

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