Pella, Iowa – Last year was so much fun, Many Hands for Haiti (MH4H) is excited to bring back for the second year the MH4H Color Blast 5K, presented by Marion County Bank.  The un-timed race will take place on Saturday, September 26 at 9:00 AM. Runners and walkers alike will go through five different color stations where they will be covered with vibrant color! Starting and finishing at The Mango Tree, MH4H is positive you and your family will have a blast! To top off the fun, all participants will receive 10 ounces of free frozen yogurt! Helping bring joy to others’ lives never tasted so good.

Like last year, there will be a photo booth at the end of the race to capture the moment for you and your family and friends.

“We are so excited for year two of this event, as last year was so much fun,” stated MH4H Executive Leader, Tim Brand. “To be able to do family fun events like this in our communities, with the benefit going to help families in Haiti, is truly a win/win. And it is humbling to see the support we get from area businesses and families.” MH4H is also pleased to offer family friendly pricing, which is new this year, with all children 12 and under being $10 with the registration of one adult per family. Early bird registration (before August 31st) is $30. From September 1 till race day, registration is $40. Race day registration is $50. All registered participants before September 11th will receive t-shirt, race-bib, color packet, color pack, and coupon for 10 ounces of free yogurt at The Mango Tree. For more information or to register for the MH4H Color Blast 5K, please click here. All proceeds from the MH4H Color Blast 5K will be used to fund ministry purposes for MH4H, which include children’s education, spiritual development, food and farming programs, home rebuilding, medical services, and economic development opportunities. In addition to the MH4H Color Blast 5K, the Pella community will also be celebrating Herfst Freest (Harvest Fest), with events scheduled on September 25-26, including Bacon Fest, live entertainment, art in the park, baking competition, wine walk, and Pella Brew Club sampling. Come spend the day or weekend in Pella! See for full schedule or call 641-628-2626.

Watch 2014 Color Blast 5K video