K-State Student's Host Color Run

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) - A group of students at Kansas State helped organize a unique fundraising event Saturday morning.

Members of K-State’s Alpha Delta Pi and Alpha Tau Omega teamed up to host the second annual Powercat Paint Run.

The 5K run drew hundreds of Manhattan residents of all ages to Tuttle Creek State Park where they were covered from head to toe in an array of colored paint.

"This year we changed locations, which is nice. We were at Manhattan High School’s cross country course, which was a little difficult for a lot of runners. So we brought it out to Tuttle, a nice flat area," said Director Emily Ewert. "We brought in a new paint company and they did a great job as you see; everyone is covered in lots of bright paint. So those have been two great successes and our numbers have been great as well."

Over $13,000 was raised during the event to go towards Ronald McDonald house charities as well as Manhattan High School’s Interpersonal Skills Program.