Dash of colour in good cause

Calum and Alex McShane shower Lord Mayor of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon, Councillor Darryn Causby with colour launching the first Heart & Sole Colour Dash taking place on Sunday 17th April.
Calum and Alex McShane shower Lord Mayor of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon, Councillor Darryn Causby with colour launching the first Heart & Sole Colour Dash taking place on Sunday 17th April.
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Registration is now open for the first Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council Heart and Sole Colour Dash and the excitement is building!

Up to 1,000 runners and walkers are expected to ‘dash’ Lurgan Park with colour when this much anticipated event takes place at 2pm on Sunday 17th April.

You don’t have to be an athlete to take part, you can run, walk or a mixture of both – the colour dash is entirely for fun!

The event kicks off with a fun group warm up before taking to the course and getting doused with colour powder at various points.

Once over the finish line the DJ will keep everyone entertained until the countdown for the ‘colour throw’ that will fill the sky with an amazing rainbow of colour.

You must register for the event as entries will not be taken on the day.

Adult tickets cost £15 and children 14 years and under cost £10 with all proceeds going to the British Heart Foundation Northern Ireland.

An additional compulsory administration fee will be added at checkout (20%) from eventbrite.com and is not initiated by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council.

“This is a fantastic event for novice runners and walkers of all ages and abilities – it is not a race just simply a colourful afternoon of fun!

“The colour dash is also a great opportunity for families and friends to get outdoors, enjoy the park, have fun, exercise and raise vital funds for charity,” said Lord Mayor of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon, Councillor Darryn Causby.

So don’t miss out, get signed up, come along and enjoy the party atmosphere at the first Heart & Sole Colour Dash, organised by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council in association with the Public Health Authority, British Heart Foundation Northern Ireland, Intersport and Tesco.

Registration is open until Wednesday, April 13, and places are limited – log on to hscolourdash.eventbrite.com now to avoid disappointment.