Help foster the change you’d like to see

Let's color the streets of Gridley together to raise money for foster children. With our 4th annual Color Family Fun Run/Walk this April you will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of foster children. Foster children come from very harsh and difficult situations that are not within their control. They feel feelings of hurt, abandonment, and a sense of not belonging. Children's Hope works with foster children to change these negative feelings into feelings of positive growth. The funds from the Color Run help us support our foster children to participate in child and youth friendly programs that help them develop higher self-esteem, motivation, and a sense of acceptance within their peer groups. It helps them understand that their past does not have to define their future. By participating or sponsoring the Color 5k Family Fun Run/Walk you are joining us in making a difference, one child at a time!

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Non-Profit Tax Id 94-3089825



SATURDAY, April 7, 2018

Check in begins at 8:00 am

Run Begins at 9:00 am


What is a COLOR 5K?

The origins of the Color Run tie back to India with their Holi Festival. The Holi Festival is celebrated every year to mark the end of winter and the beginning of Spring. It is a celebration of the victory of good over evil. 

During the COLOR 5K we will have color stations along the course where colored powder will be thrown and sprayed at participants as they run or walk the course. There is also the opportunities for those who do not wish to participate in the event do stand on the sidelines and throw color at their friends and family as they pass by.  This celebratory run collaborates with a final explosion of color as runners/participants are showered with bright colored powder.

This course is moderate & noncompetitive to accommodate people of all ages and abilities.  It is a fun, exciting, and happy time to spend in the company of good people and in support of a worthy cause.

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What Am I Running For?

This COLOR Family Fun Run/Walk  is to raise funds for educational and social programs for foster children.  All funds raised from this event will go directly towards foster children.  Children's Hope serves around 350 foster (resource) children from 24 Northern California counties.  We provide many services to our foster (resource) children including participation in sports, cheerleading, and summer camps . As a participant or sponsor  you are giving foster children hope for a better future. Your sponsorship or participation in the Color 5K allows Children's Hope to continue funding programs for foster children that help with their growth and development. For your support and contribution our non-profit tax number is 94-3089825. Thank you! 

 Zumba Warm up

Zumba Warm up

Zumba Warm Up

"DITCH THE WORKOUT AND JOIN THE PARTY!" Zumba is dance and aerobic movements combined together to make a fun fitness workout! The great thing is you DON'T need to know how to dance! This year we will be partnering with local Zumba instructor has been gracious enough to donate her time to come out and help us warm up before the run. It's going to be a FUN, EXCITING, and MOVE YOUR BODY time! Zumba instructor(s) are not performers so everyone's full participation is requested. It's going to be a blast of color event and we look forward to seeing you there!


Color 5K Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors for your continued support. Together we can make a difference!

 Swag bag

Swag bag

Swag Bag

We provide you with all the latest swag to have a blast during your participation. Your swag bag comes with a t-shirt, 2 packs of color, fandanna, sunglasses, and many other goodies provided by our sponsors. Registration for a single participants is $30.00, ages 6-13 is $20.00, and anyone age 5 or under participates for FREE! This year we have special team pricing for team of 4 it is only $25.00 per person. Don't miss out on this funtastic event! Help FOSTER the change you'd like to see in this world. Be there or be colorless!