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Thousands turn out for Color Me Rad 5K

Published On: Sep 14 2013 10:06:11 PM EDT
GRAY, Tenn. -

Thousands of runners got pretty colorful during a morning run.

More than 5,000 runners and walkers hit streets in and around the Appalachian fairgrounds Saturday morning for the Color Me Rad 5K.

Throughout the 3.1 miles runners were sprayed with a rainbow of colored corn starch.

A portion of the money raised from Saturday’s event will benefit the Southern Appalachian Ronald McDonald house