CAASNM Hosting 2nd Annual ColorDash 5K Fun Run April 11th at NMSU

Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico (CAASNM) and Citizens Bank will be holding its 2nd Annual CAAtch Me if You Can Color Dash 5K on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Check-in starts at 8:00 am with race day registration available and the race will start at 9:30 am in the NMSU Student Tailgate Parking Lot. ColorDash is a noncompetitive, family-friendly event in which participants are splashed with colored corn starch as they move through the route. There are discounts available for families, teams, NMSU students who provide their student IDs at registration, and the Deaf Community. Dawn Z. Hommer, CEO said “Last year our ColorDash attracted over 700 colorful runners who ran, walked or strolled. We would love to see 1,000 runners this year!” Partial proceeds from the ColorDash will be donated to CAASNM for its programs, which help low-income people in our community.

Online registration for ColorDash:


CAASNM is a non-profit corporation dedicated to building self-reliance for low-income New Mexicans by connecting our community to high-impact programs that encourage family wellness, empower families and bridge resources. CAASNM has served the community for 50 years with high-impact programs to move people out of poverty and build self-sufficiency. Its purpose is to be a voice for underrepresented populations, mobilize communities, advocate for the poor, and work with the community to better the resources and lives of the people who live in it. CAASNM is an active partner with dozens of businesses and other agencies in its service area that work to improve the quality of life for the community. CAASNM also serves as a catalyst for change by helping new programs launch and sustain themselves. Focus areas are Family Empowerment, Bridging Resources, Family Wellness and Community Connections.

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