Add a dash of color to your weekend as Rapides Cancer Center holds its fifth Colors of Courage 5K and Color Run on Friday, March 31 at 6 p.m. to benefit the American Cancer Society.

The name Colors of Courage reflects the various forms of cancer and the color it represents in the fight.

The 3.1-mile run/walk begins and ends on the campus of Rapides Cancer Center and features eight color stations. 

The entry fee is $30 and everyone who registers by March 20 is guaranteed a T-shirt. Online registration is available here. 

Packet pickup is from noon until 5:45 p.m. on race day at Rapides Cancer Center. In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather, there will be no refunds. The race will take place in light rain.

Kids starting Colors of Courage 5k in a cloud of purple smoke.