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Color Dash 5k coming to Parkers Prairie August 9

Parkers Prairie will host the Color Dash 5k, billed as the world's brightest 5k Saturday, August 9 at 10 a.m.

Runners begin the race wearing white and are dashed with color at every kilometer. The coloring used is food-grade cornstarch and food-grade coloring.

Fees are $40 for individuals, $35 per team member with a minimum number of team members of four and maximum of 16. For families, costs are $15 per member (maximum of six). Children ages five and under run for free.

All prices increase the day of the race.

Packet pickup is at 8 a.m. The race begins at 10 a.m. at the 100 block of East Jackston Street in Parkers Prairie. The race benefits Kinship of Parkers Prairie.

Preregistration and more information is available at or

Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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