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Ravell Call, Deseret News
Runners throw colored powder after participating in The Color Run in Sandy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012.

SANDY — Runners showed their colors at a preview event for The Color Run in Sandy on Wednesday.

The Color Run is a nationwide 5K event series with more than 500,000 participants in the U.S., according to a press release. The main event for the public with an expected attendance of 10,000 will be held on Sept. 15.

The Color Run will be partnering with the Utah Partnership for Healthy Weight and Huntsman Cancer Foundation as the local charity, according to the press release.