Fort McMurray 2016: Report

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Fort McMurray 2016: Report

Our first annual Hues for Humanity in Fort McMurray was a wonderful day of fun with the community coming together and starting new traditions.  We can hardly wait to continue this one in 2017!  Save the date for June 3, 2017 for our 2nd annual event!

 

Thank you again to our amazing sponsors, marvelous volunteers, and amazing participants! It was a day to remember, and we are looking forward to seeing you again soon!

Medicine Hat 2016: Report

Our second annual Hues for Humanity in Medicine Hat has come and gone, and we can hardly wait for next year!

 

Thank you to our sponsors, volunteers, and everyone who came and had a wonderful day – we had a blast with you!  Mark the calendar for June 10, 2017 – See you there!

La Vernia Hues for Humanity: Report

We had an absolutely wonderful day here in La Vernia Texas with our first ever Hues for Humanity here!  Thank you to everyone who came out and supported, and to all our volunteers – you are amazing!

 

La Vernia: Race Day Information

We are getting incredibly excited for our event in La Vernia in April!

Here is some information about how the day will work.

 

Location:  Information and directions for LA VERNIA CITY PARK

Parking is available for the public near the park entry.

 

Race Package Pick Up: 

Race packages will be available to pick up the day before the run at the following times:

April 8th   11:00 AM – 1:30 PM and 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM

at the LAVERNIA COUNTRY STORE  (13625 – USD HWY 87 West, La Vernia)

 Rainy day location will be the same, under an umbrella!

 

Please try to pick up your race package on Friday, but if you can’t make it, we will hold your package for you at the Pavilion. Come early (7:45am) to pick them up the day of the race.

 

The Hues For Humanity Run will begin near the Basket Ball Courts.  Instructions on the race route will be given on site, before start time.

 

RACE DAY SCHEDULE:

Race Start Time:  Runners should be ready to run at 8:30 AM

Please report to the staging area desk, beside the Basket Ball Courts, 30 minutes ahead of the start time.

 

KIDS MINI “COLOR DASH”: Children up to age 10 are welcome to be part of a mini color run at 10 AM, in La Vernia City Park.

COLOR DASH registrations will be accepted with race package pick up April 8th, or on race day, April 9th, at the Pavilion.   If your children are already signed up for the main event, the color dash is free! If they aren’t registered for the full 5k, they can still sign up for the Color Dash for $5.00.   (t-shirts are not included in the color dash only registration).

  

Race Day Activities: Community booths and a variety of vendors will be onsite during the race.   Some will provide food items for a fee, others activities.

Water will be provided along the run, at the finish line, and in race packages for free.

 

COLOR!

Each runner will be given two color sacks before the race: one to toss amongst friends before 8:30 AM, and another for the final color toss as a group.  During the run, there will be color stations along the path that will cover you in color.  Once all runners have completed their run, there will be a group color toss to conclude the day’s events.

FINAL COLOR TOSS: This will take place at 11:00  AM   

PRIZE COMPETITIONS: There will be categories for groups or individuals to compete for prizes  on race day: most pledges raised, best costume, best team spirit, fastest time around the course, to name a few.

 

It’s going to be a wonderful day!

See you there!

 

Thank you again to our sponsors!

Medicine Hat 2016

Get ready for the 2nd annual Hues for Humanity in Medicine Hat! We will again be holding our event along the river at Echodale Park.

Registration is now open for the June 11, 2016 event.  Register solo, as a team, or as a volunteer.

We are excited to return to Echodale for another great run! Participants will begin the course in staggered groups, as directed. Each group can walk or run as they choose, while passing through the colour stations. Water stations and restrooms will also be available.

You will be required to sign a waiver either when you pick up your race package and t-shirt, or during check-in on the day of the event. T-shirts are included in your registration.

When all participants have completed the run, we will have a final gathering and colour toss to celebrate finishing the course. Prizes will be presented to competing teams for categories such as best costumes, most pledges, etc.

Pledge pages are easy to make for yourself or your team. Take your online pledge page and share it with all your friends! The more pledges you collect, the more we are able to provide for students in Africa.  It’s easy to do!

Thank you for registering in the Hues for Humanity Medicine Hat event! We hope you enjoy your day immensely and know that you are truly making a difference by running or walking to build lives.

Registration closes June 10th at 6 pm.  *If you want your race t-shirt for race day, please register before June 4th*

See you there!

A big thank you to our sponsors!

 

La Vernia 2016

Hues for Humanity is coming to La Vernia!

 

Online Registration is now closed for the April 9, 2016 event.

Please register in person during race bag pickup times: Friday April 8th, 11:00-1:30, and 4:00-6:30 at the La Vernia Country Store;  or on Saturday morning at the check in desk at La Vernia City Park at 7:30am..

 

The run will follow a 5k path starting and ending at the La Vernia City Park. Participants will begin the course in staggered groups, as directed. Each group can walk or run as they choose, while passing through the color stations. Participants, their families and other guests can enjoy games, booths, vending trucks and other activities while waiting for their run times and for runners to complete the course. Water stations and restrooms will also be available.

You will be required to sign a waiver either when you pick up your race package and t-shirt, or during check-in on the day of the event. T-shirts are included in your registration.

When all participants have completed the run, we will have a final gathering and color toss to celebrate finishing the course. Prizes will be presented to competing teams for categories such as best costumes, most pledges, etc.

Pledge pages are easy to make for yourself or your team. Take your online pledge page and share it with all your friends! The more pledges you collect, the more we are able to provide for students in Africa.  It’s easy to do!

Thank you for registering in the Hues for Humanity La Vernia event! We hope you enjoy your day immensely and know that you are truly making a difference by running or walking to build lives.

See you there!

A great big Thank You to our sponsors!

Lexington Virginia – 2015

Thank you to all our volunteers and everyone who came despite the poor weather.  This event had to be cancelled due to the weather, but we hope we’ll see you all again soon!

 

We are excited to have our first Hues for Humanity run in Lexington Virginia Sept 26, 2015!

 

Bring your own t-shirt and sign up for a $10.00!

 

You will be required to sign a waiver on the day of the event when you check-in. Pre-registration is now closed – please register at the $10 level.   We will meet at the pavilion behind the soccer field at W&L Campus to sign up and check in!

 

Create your pledge page and share it with all your friends! The more pledges you get, the more support you are able to give to Kids Hope Ethiopia’s programs in Africa. It’s so easy to do, just follow the instructions and share away!

 

Want to collect pledges the old fashioned way? Shoot us an email and we can give you a printable pledge sheet.

 

Thank you for registering in the Hues for Humanity fun run, we hope you enjoy your day immensely and know that you are truly making a difference by running to build lives.

 

Have a great run!

 

 

*(discounted registrations do not receive personal color packets or event t-shirts)

Alberta Events 2016

We have several Hues for Humanity Events planned for different cities in Alberta, Canada for next year.  Lethbridge, Strathmore, Fort McMurray and Medicine Hat!

 

Registration for each event will open in January – so like our facebook page to keep updated!

LaVernia Texas

We are excited to announce that there will be a Hues for Humanity event in LaVernia, Texas this upcoming January!

 

We’ll keep you posted on more details as they come. Registration will for the event will open in October.

Fort McMurray 2016

Hues for Humanity is coming to Fort McMurray!

 

The new date for this event is August 27th – Registration is still open!

Race Package Pick Up:  

AUGUST 26th 2016     4:00 PM –  8:00 PM

AUGUST 27th 2016     8:30 AM   onwards

at DOUG BARNES CABIN

 190 Tamarak Way, Fort Mc Murray

Race Day Schedule:

OPEN 9 AM:

Bring cash for Food Vendors, Booths, Bouncy Castles, extra color packets

Running start times will range from 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

You will sign up for your preferred race start time with package pick up

 

LOCATION OF RUN: http://www.ptarmigannordic.org/#!trailmap/c2497

The run will take places at the Birchwood Trails system located behind Frank Spraggins School

190 Tamarak Way, Fort Mc Murray, next to the Doug Barnes Ski Cabin.

Each registration includes (2) two color packets, and (1) one white t-shirt.
Children 9 years old and younger may walk or run for free, but will not receive a t-shirt or color packet.
If you register them, they will receive their own race package.

Additional T-shirts and color packets may be purchased online

Please note: Bicycles, Pets, are NOT able to participate.
Stollers, wagons, or small scooters are welcome.

RUN DISTANCE is 5 KMS

There will be Door Prizes, “Highest Pledges” Award, Individual and Team Spirit Costume Prizes, Special Mention Awards, and more!

Final Colour Toss, and Awards  –  11:00 AM

 

Registration is now open for this event.

Register as a solo runner, a team, or a volunteer.

The run will start and end at the Birchwood Trail Head on Tamarack Way. It follows a 5k path that loops around a portion of the Beaver and Moose Trails. Participants will begin the course in staggered groups, as directed. Each group can walk or run as they choose, while passing through the colour stations. Participants, their families and other guests can enjoy games, booths, vending trucks and other activities while waiting for their run times and for runners to complete the course. Water stations and restrooms will also be available. We are excited to be able to use the Douglas Barnes Cabin as a main gathering place.

You will be required to sign a waiver either when you pick up your race package and t-shirt, or during check-in on the day of the event. T-shirts are included in your registration.

Pledge pages are easy to make for yourself or your team. Take your online pledge page and share it with all your friends! The more pledges you collect, the more we are able to provide for students in Africa.  It’s easy to do!

Thank you for registering in the Hues for Humanity Fort McMurray event! We hope you enjoy your day immensely and know that you are truly making a difference by running or walking to build lives.

See you there!

Have any questions? Send us an email!  or find us on facebook

Thank you to our sponsors!