Norfolk Naval Shipyard MWR promises fun for the entire family at the annual Color Me Awesome Family Fun Run. This free race takes place Saturday, June 23 at St. Juliens Creek Annex, 1801 Victory Blvd., Portsmouth. The first wave starts at 9 a.m. and they continue every 15 minutes until the final wave at 11 a.m.
This family-friendly event will feature a DJ, vendors, rock wall, bounce houses and photo stations. There will also be a concession stand with items available for purchase.
The race is open to all military ID card holders, DoD civilians and guests. All participants will receive at medal.
Register online at https://www.navymwrmidlant.com/nnsy/cma
Same-day registration begins at 8 a.m. Save time on race day by picking up your race packet at Callaghan Fitness Center on Friday, June 22 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For more information, call 757-967-2500.
Race day attire should include sunglasses or safety glasses to keep powder out of your eyes. Bandanas can be worn to protect your nose, mouth and hair if desired. We encourage you to wear white to enhance color explosion. The color may stain clothes. Bring a spare set of clothes and a towel to wipe down with after race. While the color powder is nontoxic and safe (it is cornstarch), it can be an irritant. We don’t advise this run for anyone with breathing or asthmatic conditions.
Click HERE to download the 2018 Navy MWR regional run schedule for Hampton Roads, VA.