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Color Run for Heart set for this Saturday in Redmond
Redmond High School (RHS) leadership students will present the 5K Color Run for Heart to promote heart health and support the local American Heart Association at 8 a.m. on Saturday at Redmond Town Center.
Nadia Luqman, a 15-year-old heart survivor and student in the Lake Washington School District, has been very active in helping to plan the event and will speak on Saturday. She was born with heart defects that required surgery as an infant and another at age 12.
A Color Run is a festive event where participants are plastered with color as they go through the course, ending in a multi-color finish. The Redmond Color Run for Heart is a family-friendly event open to runners and walkers. The race begins and finishes at Redmond Town Center.
T-shirts and race packets will be available for pick up on Friday at Kimmel Athletic Supply, 16101 N.E. 87th St. in Redmond, and RHS Portable G. Packets can also be picked up on the day of the race starting at 7:15 a.m.
Runners and walkers can register online via www.heart.org/pugetsound.
Registration is also available on the day of the race starting at 7:15 a.m.Adult registration fee: $25 plus $2.50 signup fee. Children 10 and under: $15 plus $2.50 signup fee.