OSU sorority plans 5K ‘paint run’ Saturday

2013-11-12T12:00:00Z 2013-11-13T11:00:21Z OSU sorority plans 5K ‘paint run’ SaturdayCorvallis Gazette-Times Corvallis Gazette Times
November 12, 2013 12:00 pm  • 

The Chi Omega sorority at Oregon State University is planning a 5-kilometer fundraising paint run to benefit Make-A-Wish Oregon at 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

The event begins at the Irish Bend Covered Bridge on the western edge of the campus.

In a paint run, runners are splashed with different colors (usually of corn starch) at each kilometer.

The sorority hopes to raise $10,000 from the event, dubbed “Color Me Chi O.” Make-A-Wish Oregon grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.

Individual registration costs $25 (which includes sunglasses, a T-shirt, and a personal color packet). Nonrunners may buy individual color packets to join in the color tosses for $2 each or a unisex T-shirt for $15.

For more information, contact Jacqui Monahan at 503-750-7235 or chiopcosu@gmail.com. To register, donate or for additional information, see www.colormechio.com.

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