Chamber, Hospital Partner for Second Annual Color Run

Winnemucca, get ready for some colorful fun!

The second annual "Color the Mucc" Fun Run returns on Saturday, October 4.

The 3K or 5K run/walk will kick off at 9 a.m. at the Winnemucca Community Garden and make its way to the finish line at Vesco City Park.

The event, which is sponsored by the Humboldt County Chamber of Commerce and Humboldt General Hospital, has no winners and no official times.

Instead, "Color the Mucc" will simply celebrate wellness, happiness and individuality as hundreds of participants are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer.

Participants are encouraged to wear white to take advantage of the colorful effect. Costumes are optional, and sunglasses or goggles are also recommended.

Register online at, or stop by the Chamber office located at 30 W. Winnemucca Boulevard.

Cost is $35 for online registration or $40 the day of the race. Team and youth pricing is also available. A t-shirt, backpack and lots of goodies are included for each registrant.

Humboldt County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Debbie Stone said the "just-for-fun" race is a great chance for the community to gather one more time before the cold sets in.

However, proceeds from this year's event will also fund several scholarships at Lowry High School for students interested in entering the business field.

"So we're looking forward to gathering our community for fun, fitness and family," she said, "but we are also looking forward to making this investment in our students' education at the same time."

Contact the Chamber office at (775) 623-2225 for more information.

Kids and families are welcome to participate, but no pets, please.