Colorful Opportunity to Fight Opiate Additction

Hope in Hills is looking to get colorful in its fight to end Opiate addiction with a “Color Dash for Hope” Saturday, August 5th at Ace Adventure Resort! This timed 5K will get you covered in every color imaginable. Prizes will be awarded to top finishers and all racers will receive a free goodie bag, including the official Color Dash for Hope t-shirt. After the 5k, participants are invited to stick around for a free burrito buffet, waterpark fun, and live music at the Lost Paddle that evening.  

Sign Up Now:Color Dash for Hope – ACE Adventure Resort ( 

The 5K route is perfect for anyone wanting to help make a difference in their community. The first half of the course follows a level gravel road to ACE’s Concho Overlook of the New River Gorge. Enjoy the view, grab a splash of water at the aid station, and then head back to the finish via a relatively flat trail. Make sure to finish the course decorated in color from head to toe.  

Road Race Map: Campus Map Color Dash for Hope 2023 ( 

Particpants who register for the 5K will receive the following items:  

  • Color Dash for Hope Race Medal at the Finish Line 
  • Free White Color Dash for Hope Race Shirt 
  • Burrito Buffet After the Run 
  • Secure Bag Check to Hold Your Goodies While You Get Colorful 
  • Live Entertainment at The Lost Paddle Bar and Grill 
  • Prizes for Top Finishers 
  • Free Camping Saturday Night 
  • Pree Parking  

Hope in the Hills, Inc. is a non-profit organizations whose mission is to produce events that help connect and grow communities of recovery and healing in Appalachia, raising funds and awareness to combat opioid addiction through a wide array of projects and programs from youth prevention, healthy lifestyles and wellness to recovery houses and recovery to work. 

If you are interested in volunteering and not racing, please contact Dave Lavender at or Chris Coln at 717-495-0919.   |   833-784-1385   |   304-583-4008