Powder 5K Fun Run/Walk to be Held at Hawkeye Community College April 23

By: Public Relations and Marketing
Date Published: Thursday, April 04, 2013

WATERLOO—Hawkeye Community College is hosting a Powder Fun Run/Walk on Tuesday, April 23, from 5:30-8:00 p.m. Participants will get splashed with non-toxic, safe, and environmentally friendly color powder as they run/walk the 5K course to a colorful, tie-dyed finish. T-shirts are available for $10, and it is suggested that interested individuals order in advance. Proceeds for the Run/Walk will benefit student scholarships at the college. The registration form is located at

This event begins on the college’s main campus at the Health Education and Services Center (HESC), located on the northwest side of campus. The day of the run/walk, registration is 5:30-6:15 p.m. A Post Event Party will be held from 6:50 – 8:00 p.m. at the HESC, where participants can show off their colorful new look! Bring your family for food, games, and music.

For the 5K, there is a $10 registration fee and the envelope must be postmarked by April 19. For those registering the day of the Run/Walk, the fee is $15. The 5K Fun Run/Walk begins at 6:30 p.m.

There will also be a 1 mile walk. For participants who register by April 19, the 1-mile walk is $5 and $10 the day of the walk. This walk begins at 6:35 p.m.

The course will begin at the Health Education and Services Center and will go toward Arboretum Drive, looping back toward the Health Education and Services Center, then out to the track where participants will complete two laps and then finish in front of the Health Education and Services Center. For more information contact Melissa Summers at or 319-296-4469.