Participants are plastered with color bombs of dry tempera paint powder at stations throughout the course. Participants are encouraged to wear white t-shirts to engage in the “Color Me Process.” The Color Me Au-Some 5K course incorporates one of the city’s oldest and most recognizable landmarks, the Wheeling Suspension Bridge. The course starts at the picturesque waterfront, goes through downtown, over the Suspension Bridge, around Wheeling Island, back over the Suspension Bridge, and down Main Street returning to the Waterfront. Following the race, participants can enjoy refreshments, door prizes, awards ceremony, and music. Awards will be given to the top 5 female and male walkers and runners, and the top three female and male finishers in the following categories: 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, top finisher in 70+. Children ages 3 & under will pay no registration fee, but parents must register them and sign the waiver. All participants that register as walkers MUST walk. If you register as a runner, you are permitted to run and walk.
25th Annual Spring Mountain Festival features: free entertainment, enjoy food, crafts, free inflatables for kids, rock wall, mechanical bull, Horse Show, Golf Tournament, 5K Color Run, Corn Hole, Toothless Ruth, Josh Oldaker and more! Great fun- FREE admission! Festival is held at the Tri County Fairgrounds in Petersburg, WV. The Spring Mountain Festival parade will be on Saturday, April 29th at 3:00pm- note the time change to the afternoon! Applications for Craft, Flea and Food vendors are ready: call the chamber office for your application. Applications for Corn Hole Tournament, Gold Scramble and 5K Color Run can also be requested the same way. Entry forms will be available by calling the chamber office. Friday night is "Open Mike Night" and FREE Movie Night- showing is Rogue 0ne- A Star Wars Story! Check the chamber facebook page for complete schedule of events! Chamber phone is 304-257-2722