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About the Event

What //

5K, Trail Run

When //

Sat, April 30, 2016 @ 3:00pm

Where //

West Pinehurst Park 861 Chicken Plant Road
Pinehurst, NC 28315


The AC Sandhills 5k Off Road Color Run is an afternoon, 3.1 mile trial run, with RFID timing, and real time results, provided by FS Series.  Throughout this beautiful, rugged, shaded course runners will cross a stream using a small log bridge, encounter steep, tight trails, and a pond, on this truly unique trial, along with various color zones, ending with one final color celebration at the finish line! Careful footing is a must on this amazing course, which is unlike anything in the Sandhills. There will also be free age group races for children 6 and under but registration is required to ensure they can join in the color fun. Crazy bubble races for those who are willing to fight their way to the finish, bouncy house, music, Mean Bean, and Kona Ice will also be there to join the fun. There will be plenty of food at the finish line along with tons of water, provided by Harris Teeter. There will be age group awards for 1st -3rd place and over all winners, even out youngest top three finishers will recieve an award. The swag bag will contain your race bib, color packet, race shirt (if ordered), and all kinds of other goodies donated from local businesses. All this is free with your registration. All proceeds of the race go directly to the ACS Howard Carpenter Financial Assistance Fund, which gives those athletes who can not afford club athletics, the opportunity to play, despite thier economic situration. This will be an amaizng weekend in the Sandhills with The Southern Pines Spring Fest Saturday Morning followed by the ACS Run or Dye 5k Off Road Color Run in the afternoon, and finish with a post race party hosted by AC Sandhills. Come join us in the Sandhills and have fun with ACS! 

 ACS Run or Dye Tryin’ 5k Off Road Color Run is not only an afternoon to remember but will be an evening to remember as well! Hickory Tavern will be hosting all race participants for an afterparty on their outdoor patio and bar area. Hickory Tavern hopes to see everyone in full color, making the afterparty a colorful celebration! There will be ACS Run or Dye Tryin’ specials, just for race participants, on Saturday night, immediately following the race! Please join ACS for this colorful celebration of the Howard Carpenter Financial Assistance Fund.