This Saturday, September 23 its CASA of Texarkana's 5th Annual 5k Colorful Run at Trinity Baptist Church located at Loop 245 and Trinity Boulevard in Texarkana, AR.

CASA is adding “Run as Your Favorite Super Hero” to the annual event this year.

Register online for the race at www.runsignup.com/casacolorful5k or at www.casatexarkana.org/colorful5K. The day of the event, late registration will begin at 8AM. A children’s fun run will be at 8:30AM (ages 5-12).  Anytime Fitness will be helping with the children’s race. The regular race will follow at 9AM.  All along the route participants will be puffed with non-toxic colored powder.

Other activities in the morning event will include, a bounce house, magician Darryl Miller will be making balloon characters. Plus there will be snow cones, food from Super 1 Foods, yogurt tasting from Orange Leaf and samples from Small Cakes cupcakes.

We talked with Stephanie Fussell about the run which is dedicated to her daughter Amanda Fussell Woodman for her many years of tireless dedication to CASA and its’ programs for the abused and neglected children in our community who are unable to speak for themselves.

For more information about the Colorful 5K run, CASA Tiny House or becoming a CASA volunteer advocate, email Stephanie Fussell at stephaniefussell@casatexarkana.org or leighdavis@casatexarkana.org . Or call CASA at (902)793-1030 or visit www.casatexarkana.org.