Second annual ColorBurst 5K set for August 12

Patriotic race to be held prior to Pelicans game at 9 a.m. at TicketReturn.Com Field

By Scott Kornberg / Myrtle Beach Pelicans | April 18, 2017 9:54 AM ET

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (April 18, 2017) - TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark will host the second annual ColorBurst 5K, producers of colorful running events across America, on Saturday, August 12 at 9 a.m. The family-friendly 5K fun run, presented by Tidelands Health, will take place prior to the Pelicans' home game against the Carolina Mudcats.

Runners are encouraged to wear white for this year's patriotic red, white and blue theme. All tickets to CB5K include a game ticket to the Pelicans' 7:05 p.m. contest against Carolina.

The CB5K experience brings people from all walks of life together in a technicolor burst of energy and excitement, blending color, music and 'good vibes' against the backdrop of a 5K fun-run suitable for the entire family. The event differs from traditional 5Ks by including two key elements of fun: amazing music and gallons of gloriously colored paint. At each interval along the course, CB5K crew blast each participant with non-toxic, hypoallergenic, washable, water-based paint from the sidelines.

Aside from this amazing twist on the typical 5K, guests will be treated to an interactive pre-party and post-party at the fully branded CB5K stage with DJs, MCs, giveaways and family-focused fun.

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans will be working alongside ColorBurst 5K to donate a portion of the race ticket sale proceeds to the team's charitable partner, the Tidelands Health Foundation.

Race registration is open at www.colorburst5k.com with a limited number of early bird tickets available. Each early bird ticket will include a free CB5K t-shirt, a CB5K headband and a personal-sized bottle of CB5K color to use on event day. As part of its commitment to making this run and event a family affair, ColorBurst 5K and the Myrtle Beach Pelicans will offer free entry to all children, ages 12 and under, when accompanied by a registered adult.

The 5K is a rain or shine event. Come early for the pre-party, and the run begins at 9 a.m. Please contact Michael Silver at Michael@glowrage.com or via phone at (850) 361-5816 with any questions, comments or concerns.  

The 2017 season is the 19th season for the Pelicans franchise and third as the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. For information on tickets to see the Pelicans in 2017, please call (843) 918-6000, e-mail info@myrtlebeachpelicans.com, or visit www.MyrtleBeachPelicans.com.

ABOUT THE PELICANS: The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs and play their home games at TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The park has ranked in the top eight in all of Minor League Baseball by Stadium Journey in each of the last six seasons. The same publication also placed the Pelicans in the Top 100 Stadium Experiences in all of sports in each of the last six years and the best in the Carolina League for six straight seasons as well. In May 2015, TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark won the 2015 TripAdvisor.com Certificate of Excellence award. The Pelicans are the two-time defending Mills Cup Champions, winning the title in 2015 and 2016 as well as 2000 and co-Mills Cup championship honors in the inaugural 1999 season. The Pelicans have made ten postseason appearances behind 12 half-season Southern Division championships, including the first half of the 2015 season and second half of 2016. For more information on the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, please contact the Pelicans at (843) 918-6000 or emailing Info@MyrtleBeachPelicans.com.

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