Colors of Hope 5K kicks off this Sunday

Colors of Hope 5K proceeds benefit cancer patients.

Colleges Against Cancer will hold the Colors of Hope 5K on campus Sunday to raise money for the American Cancer Society. 

Participants will meet at the Shippensburg University Pavilion to begin the race at 1 p.m., where they will run or walk a large circle around campus. 

Colleges Against Cancer president Gianna Uzzo explained that participants will have chalk color thrown at them at different stations of the race. 

Participants may also enjoy water or Gatorade at certain stations throughout the race. 

“It’s a nice event and I’m excited for it,” Uzzo said. 

Those interested in signing up for the race can find information and register through Instagram by following ShipU_relay2018 or by visiting You may also visit Colleges Against Cancer’s office in the Ceddia Union Building 104 to register and learn more. 

Registration for the Colors of Hope 5k is $10. To register for the 5K and receive a T-shirt, the price is $15 and the price to register for the 5k, receive a T-shirt and register for Relay for Life is $20. 

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