Put Cuffs on Cancer "Chalk It Up" 5k

Put Cuffs on Cancer 5kFerrum College and the Franklin County Family YMCA will host a colorful fundraising event, the Put Cuffs On Cancer “Chalk It Up” 5K, which will be held on campus Sunday, March 30, 2014. The run beginning at 3pm will cover varied terrain including asphalt, concrete, gravel and grass. 

Saturday, April 5, 2014  |  Ferrum YMCA  |  3:00pm Race Time 
Early Packet Pick-up Race Day Registration
Friday, April 4  |  Ferrum YMCA  |  2:00 – 6:00pm 
Registration and Packet Pick-Up
Saturday, April 5, 2014  |  Ferrum YMCA  |  2:00 – 2:45pm

Ferrum College Student Registration: $15. 
Child (15 and under) Registration: $15. 
Adult Registration: $30.

For this year’s new “Chalk It Up” 5K theme, participants are encouraged to wear white as they will be covered in a variety of colored powders as they run to produce fun and unique patterns on both themselves and their clothing. The colored “chalk” is really non-toxic cornstarch that is 100% safe for people and the environment. Costumes are encouraged and there will be an award presented to the most colorful runner. Though the run is for fun, overall male and female awards will also be presented. 


American Cancer Society Franklin County YMCA
Franklin County YMCA
Ferrum College Criminal Justice Club
Criminal Justice Club


This race is intended to be for fun, but there will be an overall Male and Female award. There will also be an award given to the most colorful runner (costumes are encouraged).

Sponsored by Ferrum College Student Leadership and Engagement and the Institutional Advancement Office