Color the Quads Sold Out


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Posted Online: Feb. 15, 2013, 10:58 am
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Press release submitted by Kris Ratigan


Bettendorf, IA – Only six weeks after opening registration for the Color the Quads race, the 5K and Kids' Color Dash are sold out. Three thousand participants have registered for the 5K and 250 are expected for the Kids' Color Dash. Mel Foster Co. is the presenting sponsor for the events, unique races that allow runners and walkers to get blasted with bursts of color powder on the course.

The Color the Quads 5K will take place Saturday, June 1 at 4:00 p.m., Cumberland Square at 2300 Spruce Hills Drive, Bettendorf, Iowa. Spectators are welcome to watch the races and show their support for two local charities.

The 2013 Color the Quads benefits two local organizations, the YMCA Youth Solutions and Camp Abe Lincoln and the Children's Therapy Center of the Quad Cities. The event brings colorful happiness to our community AND helps out local charities.

The event's Color Explosion and Color Burst sponsors include; Mel Foster Co., Orthopaedic Specialists, Pear Advertising, Terrostar, Vollertsen, Britt & Gorsline P.C., Valley Bank, Gomez May LLP, Radon Solutions, Hawkeye Paving, Quad City Times, TMI – Total Maintenance Inc., Build to Suit, and Russell Construction. The after party sponsor is Tri-City Electric Co.

Become a volunteer or a sponsor at www.colorthequads.com.


About Mel Foster Co. Inc.
Mel Foster Co. is a recognized leader for real estate and insurance. Mel Foster Co. Real Estate specializes in residential and commercial real estate sales and offers services for a broader spectrum of property transactions including farm and land, land development and management, relocation and new construction. Founded in 1921, it is one of Iowa's largest independently owned real estate companies. Mel Foster Insurance was founded in 1932 and represents over 25 insurance carriers and offers coverage for residential and commercial clients. Visit www.melfosterco.com for more information.

















 




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