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Gnarly Neon heading to Hays

7/4/2013

Special to The Hays Daily News

The Gnarly Neon 5K is coming to Hays to help kick off the fall semester. Runners rock out to the sounds of a live, local DJ and "get their gnarly on" while being showered in neon colors throughout the course, finishing at the after-party.

The color starts flying at 9 a.m. Aug. 17 at Bickle/Schmidt Sports Complex. Sunglasses, temporary tattoos and headbands will be handed out, and additional color packets will be available for purchase at the packet pickup.

Early registration guarantees an event T-shirt.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the community of Hays. The event co-beneficiaries are Hays Recreation Commission and Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas.

HRC proceeds will help fund activities for those with disabilities.

DSNWK advocates for persons with disabilities and those who care about them, by planning and supporting a life of dignity, interdependence, and personal satisfaction in the community. Its services and programs serve individuals with mild to severe disabilities in 18 northwest counties of Kansas.

For additional information, contact Jason Brines at (855) 426-3336, email jason@gnarlyneon5k.com or visit www.gnarlyneon5k.com.