Jackson Elementary’s Color Run attracted several hundred multi-hued joggers

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The annual Color Run sponsored by the Jackson School Parents Involved in Education (PIE) group drew a big crowd Friday evening. Several hundred joggers lined up to check in while kids played on a bouncy slide and waited eagerly for their packet of colored corn starch. As the run began, many in the crowd opened thier bags and let the color run with the joggers. By the first “color station” along North 8th West, many were already brightly colored in hues of hot pink, lemon yellow, brilliant orange and two shades of bright blue and turquoise. By the end of the race, most looked like tie-dyed people. It was all in great fun and to raise funds for the Jackson School PIE.

Working at the first color station along North 8th West were Bessie Cantrell and Blake Rummery-Rico, members of the 4H Junior Leadership who teamed up to staff the color stations along the route.

Riverton Police School Resource Officers provided security for the event to keep the runners safe from traffic.

Here are the results:

Thank you for coming out and supporting us at the Jackson PAC 5K Color Run!


1st  Josh Saltsgaver 18:54
2nd  Talon Yeates
3rd  Chase Wood
4th Charlie Oldman
5th Darci Nation
6th Naomi Cornelio
7th Jon Umphlett
8th Amy Hanson
9th Bruce Hanson
10th Jess Gordon
1st Julian Hubbard 22:44
2nd Emilio Cornelio
3rd Dillon Lynch
4th Daxton Fischer
5th Jillian C’bering
6th Xiana Hubbard
7th Drew Lynch
8th Alexis Oldman
9th Jackson Hill
10th Caelen Olman

Photos by Ernie Over (click to enlarge) 


  1. Lauri Shoopman

    It was the Jackson Elementary PAC group not the PIE…thanks for the coverage!!! It was great fun! All the proceeded go back into Jackson kids! Play ground equipment, special fun stuff at christmas, or if the teachers need anything that they can't get out of their budget like digital cameras!!! That is just a few things the PAC has done for Jackson staff and kids!!! I know first hand the PAC group is planning for next yr!!

  2. Bette Geraud

    How much fun!!!!

  3. Kendra Smith

    Yay Julian and Xiana, good job. I also see Charlie in the adults section, right on.

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