FRISCO – Frisco Square in Frisco will be transformed Oct. 7 into a Green Square for childhood cancer awareness. The 6th Annual Color Me Green race benefiting TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation brings together childhood cancer patients, advocates, survivors, families and the athletic community to raise awareness and funds to find a cure.
The Color Me Green 5k, 10k and Caterpillar Dash kicks off with a 7:00 am registration, packet pick up, pre-race warm-up, along with a Health Fest and get green tent. The Caterpillar Dash one-mile fun run begins at 7:45 a.m., the 10k at 8:15 a.m., and the 5k at 8:30 a.m. A Green Party and Awards ceremony begin at 10 a.m. with a video game truck, face painting, bounce house, and music.
Before, during, and after the race, runners and guests can enjoy learning more about healthy living at the Color Me Green Health Fest, where sponsors will have tables set up to promote their healthy lifestyle businesses and products.
To register or for more information about Color Me Green, visit www.colormegreen5k.org.
Sponsors include Athleta, Northwestern Mutual Dallas, Coldwell Banker, The Vitamin Shoppe, Frisco Sports Center, Bai, Baylor Scott & White Family Medicine Frisco, doTERRA, Fluellen Cupcakes, Functional Health Centers Plano, Hoist Rapid Hydration, Texas Muscle Activation, Cross Development, The Center for Breast & Body Contouring, Realty Town Keller Williams, Market Street, North Texas Metroplex Children’s Choirs, Inc., Plexus, Frisco Dentistry for Kids, Brain Balance Achievement Center, Pizzeria Testa, III Forks, Northwestern Mutual Greater Orlando, and Northwestern Mutual NYC.
In addition to Color Me Green 5K/10K, TeamConnor hosts several events throughout the year to raise funds for childhood cancer research, including the 7th Annual Northwestern Mutual Clay Shoot, November 2 and the III Forks Golf Classic and Auction Dinner, May 6 & 7, 2018.
TeamConnor’s Coins for Kids with Cancer® program raises funds in schools, churches, offices and organizations across the country to help fund childhood cancer research. Details on events and Coins for Kids with Cancer can be found at teamconnor.org.