Put on your tennis shoes and grab your water bottle, there is a new walk in town.
The Poteau Chamber of Commerce and Fenton Motors of Poteau have announced the 2013 Walk, Run or Dye 5k to be held Saturday, starting at the Poteau City Hall parking lot.
The event welcomes participants of all ages and will not be a timed event. There will be no metals or trophies awarded, just a chance to hang out with family and friends during a healthy event.
What's different during this event than any other 5k walk/run you have participated in? During the event, participants will be exposed to powdered cornstarrch at various times. Organizers warn that participants should be fit and healthy enough to participate and to take caution if they have allergies, breathing problems or other serious health problems.
The event is also providing live music during registration by the MS Event Group. When the walk/run is over, participants will be able to get their groove on during the after party with a live disc jockey and the latest dance hit. The Chamber has promised lots of fun and games as well as several non-profit groups who will be selling food to raise proceeds.
Fees for the event are $20 per person, $15 each for groups of four or more, $8 for students with valid student identification or class schedule and children ages 12 and under $5.
For more information about registration or becoming a sponsor contact the Poteau Chamber of Commerce at (918) 647-9178.