The Great Fish Community Challenge COLOR Run/Walk and Community Celebration kicks off on Saturday, September 8th at Depot Park in downtown Whitefish and is brought to you by the Whitefish Community Foundation.
Mail your registration form to:
Whitefish Community Foundation
P.O. Box 1060, Whitefish, MT 59937
$10 Advance Registration. Children 12 and under free*
Checks should be made out to Whitefish Community Foundation
*Due to the many costs associated with organizing the run/walk, there will be no refunds of the $10 registration fee if we have to cancel the run/walk due to smoke. If you signed up in advance you will receive your color run t-shirt. Thank you for your understanding.
Register early to run or walk in the Great Fish Community Challenge Color Run and you will be entered for a chance to earn a bonus grant for your favorite nonprofit. Register by August 31st to be entered in the drawing for a chance to win $200 bonus grant for your selected nonprofit.
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Great Fish Community Challenge Color Run Community Celebration
Before and after the run, plan to stay and visit the nonprofit booths at the Community Fair. Participating nonprofits will have entertaining and interactive tents where you can learn more about their mission and how they are helping our community. One lucky nonprofit will win $500 for the Best Booth Award.
Color Run/Walk will start at 10AM with the 5K Competitive Division followed by the 5K Recreation Division and then the 1 mile Run/Walk. Commemorative plates will be awarded for each Competitive Division age catagory and the overall male and female winners will receive a $250 grant to the charity of their choice.
Enjoy a pulled pork and turkey BBQ at 11 AM provided by Piggy Back BBQ. It is free for all runners and walkers (wear your shirts) and a recommended donation of $5 for general public.
Great Fish Challenge donations made at the Community Celebration will have a chance to earn an additional match. Random drawings from the fish bowl will take place throughout the day and bonus dollars will be added to donations that are made at the event. Minimum donation per nonprofit to qualify for the incentive grant is $25. Visit the Donation booth at the Celebration for more information. Up to $2,000 in bonus dollars will be awarded.
You can participate in the Find the Fish game at any time throughout the event. Visit the Information booth to pick up the instructions. Participants that find all 8 Fish will be entered into the drawing to win bonus dollars for the participating charity of their choice.
Enjoy the sounds of music in the park and then stay for the The Mic Drop Contest that starts at Noon. One talented artist will win the $1,000 grant for the participating charity of their choice along with a $500 cash prize for their winning rap. Final winners will be announced at the Great Fish Community Challenge Awards Celebration October 18. Click below for the Mic Drop Rules and Entry Form.
The Strider Riders Race will be held for 3 through 5 year-olds and is free for all participating riders. Bring your Strider bike and get ready to have some fun! Registration is by email. Special thanks to Glacier Cyclery and Nordic for their help in organizing this event!
Join us for Great Fish Community Challenge Color Run and Community Celebration.