QPS Foundation’s 10th annual Dream Big in Color 5K Fun Run set for April 22

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QUINCY — The Quincy Public Schools Foundation and Quincy High School leadership class have partnered to host the 10th annual Dream Big in Color 5K Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, April 22, beginning at 9 a.m.

The race begins and ends at Quincy High School. All proceeds raised benefits the Quincy School District.

The Dream Big in Color 5K Fun Run/Walk charts its course down Maine Street to South 16th. Participants will circle back using Jersey, East Avenue and York, returning to Maine Street via South 23rd. Color stations will be positioned along the way, and runners will be showered in color powder as they pass. Sponsors and volunteers will man the color stations.

Proceeds raised at the event will go towards funding teacher grants, enhancing the QPS curriculum, extracurricular activities, fine arts and athletics. By partnering with the QPS Foundation, QHS leadership students have the opportunity for real-world learning experiences. The leadership class is taking an active role in securing sponsorships, marketing the event and volunteering at the event.

Registration for the run is available online through the QPS Foundation’s website, qpsfoundation.org. Early-bird registration runs through Monday, April 3. Registration includes a T-shirt.  QPS-branded items will be available for purchase through the race registration portal.

For more information, contact Racheal Raleigh, event manager, at raleigra@qps.org or 217-228-7112.

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