The city of Ashdown and the Little River Chamber of Commerce present the Whistlestop 5K and 1K Kids Color Run.

The Whistlestop 5k is part of the Whistlestop Festival in Ashdown this weekend. The 5k is Sponsored by 'The Mat'.

You can check in for the race at  7:15 am and the race will begin at 8 AM.
The 5k race ahs different age divisions. There is a  14 and under, a 15-19, a 20-29, a 30-39, and a 40 + age division. There will be prizes awarded to the overall winner for men and women.

The kids have their own event this year a color run that is going on at 9 AM. Here is what a color run is all about.

The race begins with each participant releasing a bag of color into the air creating a beautiful burst of color! Stations will also be located throughout the race route for you to be showered with brightly colored powder to turn your white shirt into a color explosion. The color is made from eco-friendly food colored cornstarch. Most of the powder will come out but there may be some residue.

The 5k Registration Fee is $30
1K Kids ages 4-14 color run is $15

Register here.