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Chamber Color Run, Health Fair planned for March 27 around downtown

MADISON – Madison Chamber of Commerce is launching a new community event with the inaugural Chamber Color Run and Health Fair 2021.

A certified 5K event, the first-ever Chamber Color Run will start at 8 a.m. on March 27. A one-mile fun run will follow at 9 a.m.

The run’s starting line will be placed at Madison City Schools Stadium, 211 Celtic Drive. Entrants will run through downtown streets and return to the stadium for the finish line. The course will include Celtic Drive; Lanier Road; Cain, Garner, Church and Sturdivant streets; and Mill Road.

To satisfy guidelines from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, all participants will have a temperature check and wear a mask before the race’s start. Officials will ask any participant who has symptoms related to COVID-19 to leave the event.

The chamber will give a cash prize to the school with the most participants. Participants include students, teachers, staff, parents, grandparents, among others. On registration forms, runners should remember to note their school affiliation.

Following the Chamber Color Run, the Health Fair will open in the MCS Stadium parking lot. The fair will offer wellness-related activities, food trucks and various vendors.

For the run’s entry fees, general admission is $20 plus $2.85 fee; family of four, $60 plus $5.28 fee; group of 10 to 19, $150 plus $10.76 fee and group of 20 to 30, $300 plus $19.89 fee. Each runner should include his or her name, shirt size and age.

To guarantee receiving a shirt, runners must register before 5 p.m. on March 15. Times for packet pickup will be at Madison Chamber of Commerce, 401 Carter Drive, Suite B in Madison on March 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. and on March 26 from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Visitors are welcome to use strollers. Pets will not be allowed.

For more information, call 256-325-8317 or email merrill@madisonalchamber.com.

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