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Woodlawn plans colorful fun run, family party

Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

STERLING – It's the most colorful walk around.

Sign-up is on for the Roy G. Biv 5K Fun Run/1-Mile Kids Run, a benefit for the Woodlawn Arts Academy.

The run begins at 6:30 p.m Aug. 8 at the academy, 3807 Woodlawn Road. A family-friendly after-party, with music, food and beverages, will run until 9 p.m.

Participants will be splashed with a nontoxic, biodegradable powdered color, making them walking works of art. They then can roll on a canvas that will be displayed in the academy.

For $15, you can throw the color at them.

Advance registration is $35 for adults and $20 for ages 12 and younger. Day of, it's $40 for adults and $25 for kids.

For teams of four or more, it's $30 in advance for adults and $20 for kids; and $35 and $25 day of.

Go to to register; call the academy at 815-626-4278 for more information.

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