YLS Gordon County Color Run set for March 17

Staying in town for St. Patrick’s Day? The Color Run is back! Start the celebration early at the 2nd Annual YLS Gordon County Color Run, which will be held on Saturday, March 17 at the Calhoun Recreation Department, located at 10 McDaniel Station Road in Calhoun.

Have a fun time running (or walking) through neon clouds of color. there will be two runs; a 1-mile Fun Run as well as a regular 5k run - neither event will be timed. This fundraiser will support the ongoing philanthropic efforts the United Way of Gordon County’s Young Leaders Society provides to the community. YLS members participate in volunteer opportunities such as serving meals at the Voluntary Action Center’s Community Kitchen, collecting art supplies for art therapy sessions at Prevent Child Abuse Gordon County, hosting a Trunk-or-Treat for Boys & Girls Club members and many more activities with the 18 United Way of Gordon County agencies. Find out more at gordoncountyunitedway.org/about-yls.

Late registration begins that day at 8 a.m. The 5k run begins at 9 a.m. and the 1-mile Fun Run begins at 9:10 a.m.

For frequently asked questions or to pre-register online, visit www.gordoncountyunitedway.org.

The YLS would like to thank the following sponsors of the Color Run:

Platinum: Shaw Industries

Gold: Belwood Nursery & Landscape Supplies, Bentley Dye

Silver: BB&T, Childress Real Estate, Landscape Creations, NorthSide Bank, Starr – Mathews Agency

Water Sponsor: Synovus