ROME, Ga. -- Rome is offering residents and visitors a colorful way to celebrate Independence Day.
The Color Me Free 5K will kick off the festivities on Friday, July 4. Runners and walkers are invited to participate in the race, where they will be doused in bright colors at various points on the course.
After the run, everyone is invited to stick around for live music, refreshments, games, prizes and a kids' activity center at Ridge Ferry Park. Fireworks will start after dark.
The race will begin at 6 p.m. It costs $30 in advance and $35 on race day. Register no later than noon on Friday, June 27 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Runners will also be given race packets, color packets and sunglasses.
Visit venuedog.com for more information.