Color Run to help 15-year-old with leukemia


Ava Salonia is an extraordinary student and athlete at Oceanside High School who was recently diagnosed with Acute Myloid Leukemia. Family and friends of the Salonia family, along with the Kiwanis Club will be hosting a Color Run on Oct. 22, from 9 to 11 a.m. in Baldwin Park to help raise awareness and money to support the family in their time of need.

The Color Run is a 1.5-mile untimed event around Baldwin Park. At each mark, Color Runners are doused from head to toe in a different colored powder. Participants will be given white t-shirts given at registration by the starting line and finish the race dosed in color.

Registration will be 25 dollars per person and will include participation in the Color Run along with your color run t-shirt. Additional t-shirts and merchandise will be available for purchase that day, including fun run props, snacks, and more. Registration must be received no later than Oct. 7, 2022. Payments will be accepted through Venmo @Jennifer-Pintiliano-Gemmo.