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Treat mom to a special Mother's Day at the beach in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Fort Morgan or Perdido Key, where she can walk or fun in the Color Dash 5k and enjoy the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival.

Get Colorful With Color Dash 5k

Let the color move you during the Color Dash 5k event slated for Saturday, May 7, 2016, in Foley.

A family-friendly, untimed 5k, Color Dash welcomes all shapes, sizes, ages and abilities to participate.

Start out wearing white (race organizers provide the T-shirt) and at each kilometer you’ll add blue, green, yellow, orange and pink color to your shirt. The color tends to stay in clothing, but it washes off your skin.

Part of the appeal of this particular race event is the opportunity participants have to give back to the local community. Dashers all across the United States have donated more than $2 million for local causes. Fifty percent of every registration goes back to a local charity.
This event this year will benefit the charitable work of the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce.

Bring mom to the beach for Mother’s Day and participate in this exciting event, which is associated with the 2016 Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival.

A three-bedroom beach condo in Gulf Shores would be a perfect home base to enjoy the balloon festival, Color Dash and a treat mom to a visit to Tanger Outlets.
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Bring Mom To The Beach For The 2016 Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Fest

Do something extra special for Mom for Mother's Day 2016. Bring her to the beach to enjoy the amazingly beautiful Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival.

The event in Foley is a perfect addition to a Mother's Day trip to Gulf Shores rentals.

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