“Color Us Bright” Fun Run To Benefit Morgan Schools

MORGAN, UTAH: August 3, 2014 – Help raise money for Morgan Schools by coming together with your family and neighbors in a colorful event at the 2nd Annual “Color Us Bright” Fun Run on Monday, August 25th. The fun and festivities will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Morgan High School parking lot.

“Last year all of our participants had a great time at our inaugural ‘Color Us Bright’ fundraiser,” stated Brenda Crossley, Morgan Education Foundation President. “We are looking forward to joining with more families, teachers and students this year for another fun, color-crazy event that supports excellence in education at Morgan Schools.”

Funds raised from the “Color Us Bright” Fun Run will be used for a variety of educational purposes, including much-needed technological upgrades at each school and teacher grants. Morgan teachers can apply for grants to purchase additional resources for their classrooms such as books, equipment, or electronic media.

Online registration for the Color Us Bright Fun Run is already underway on the Morgan Education Foundation’s recently re-designed website at www.morganeduationfoundation.org. Families and individuals can register online before August 16th for a $5 discount. Registration will also be available from 6:00-6:30 p.m. in the Morgan High School parking lot on the day of the event.

Participants going through the color course will be splashed with powdered color packets. As such, runners and walkers are encouraged to wear white shirts to achieve the maximum colorful effect of the fun run. Sunglasses are also recommended. The powdered color packets are based on food-grade cornstarch, and are 100 percent safe. The color run course is around Morgan High, Elementary and Middle Schools.

Each participate will receive a t-shirt, sunglasses, and one color pack. Additional color packs will be available for purchase. Food will also be available for purchase at the Fun Run.

Registration fees are discounted at $15 per participant under age 17 and $20 per participant over age 18 who sign-up on the Morgan Education Foundation website at morganeducationfoundation.org/color-us-bright-fun-run/ before August 16th. Register the entire family and receive an additional $10 discount off the total fee for five or more paying runners in your immediate family.Registration fees increase by $5 for participants who sign-up for the Fun Run between August 17-25.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available beginning at $100.

Founded in 2007, the Morgan Education Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose purpose is to unite the community in acquiring and directing resources to enhance the educational experience of students enrolled in Morgan County School District.