USO Color Blast 5K Nov 19

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USO Color Blast 5K Nov 19

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USO Okinawa | .
published: September 22, 2016
Come out and get blasted with color at the 4th annual USO Okinawa Color Blast 5K. This year the run will be held on Torii Station so while you are getting BLASTED with color, you can also take in the breathtaking views of the East China Sea and head down to the Torii Beach to wash off after the event. 
 
Kids 10 and under are FREE! $20 for those 11 and older. All paid registrants will get a 2016 Color Blast T-shirt (adult sizes only), USO sunglasses, and a 100 gram color packet. 
 
 
FAQs
 
1) Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
 
This event is open to all SOFA status. If you have a local national friend who wants to attend, they are more than welcome to but it is the responsibility of the SOFA status member to sign them on base and ahdere to the responsibilities of escorting a local national on base. This event is not an open-base event.
 
 
 
2) What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
 
There will be plenty of parking on Torri Station. down by the beach where the race route will begin.
 
 
 
3) What can/can't I bring to the event?
 
OK to bring: Strollers, bikes, scooters, skateboards. Make sure you or your child has proper PPE.
 
NOT Ok to bring: Puppies, doggies, kittens, or animals of any kind. Due to over-heating concerns, we'd rather you leave your four-legged furry friends at home this year. Thanks for understanding.
 
 
 
4) Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
 
 
 
 
5) Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
 
Yes. We understand TDY's, deployments, and military life in general happens and we'd be happy to let you give your ticket(s) to a friend. Please email okinawaprograms@uso.org no later than November 17th with the name of the person(s) you are transferring your ticket to.
 
 
 
6) Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
 
No. 
 
 
7) What is the refund policy?
 
Unfortunately we are not able to grant refunds for this event. If you aren't sure if you can attend due to an upcoming TDY, deployment, etc., you can always pay cash the morning of the event starting at 0730. If life happens and you aren't able to attend, we thank you for your donation and you can pick up your T-shirt(s), color packet(s), and USO sunglasses at a later date from our Area Office loacted on Camp Foster. 
 
 
8) When do I need to register by in order to guarantee I get my T-shirt prior to race day?
 
Online registrations must be received by October 1st, 2016 in order to guarantee a T-shirt prior to the race. T-shirts will be available for pick-up starting a week before the race at our USO Okinawa Area Office on Camp Foster or on race day when checking in at the registration tent.
 
Orders placed online AFTER Oct.1st and/or day-of registrants can pick up their T-shirts at the USO Okinawa Area Office on Camp Foster on a date TBD after the race, and this will be communicated by our USO Okinawa Programs Department via email and in the 2016 Color Blast Event located on our USO Okinawa Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/USOOkinawa/