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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Apr 10

Register for Color Me Rad at a Discounted Rate

Posted on April 10, 2017 at 10:47 AM by Communications Department

Looking for a colorful and fun way to give back to the community? Sign up for the Color Me Rad race happening 9 a.m. April 23 at City Center. The run benefits the Newport News Green Foundation, a local nonprofit that enhances and preserves green space in Newport News. For every person who signs up to participate in Color Me Rad using the special link, color me rad_SC15 percent of the registration is donated to Newport News Green Foundation and the participant also receives 10 percent off their entry fee. Participants receive a free shirt, free sunglasses, and a free RAD temporary tattoo. Kids race participants do not get any free RAD gear, but they can purchase some at the concession tent at the event.

For adult runners, the race costs $36 when using the special Newport News Green Foundation discount link or $40 without any applied discounts. For child runners the race will cost $13.50 using the discount link or $15 without the discount. Racer packets are distributed on April 22nd, and participants will receive email instructions. To register at the discounted rate, visit: EventBrite - Color Me Rad.

Additionally, volunteers are still needed for the day of the race, from 7am until 12pm and 10am until 2pm. Volunteers help facilitate the color fun by throwing color at the racers, as well as handing out color packets. They also help to clean up after the race. For more information visit Color Me Rad.