Is the ‘Color 5 Mile’ Run a Scam?
A running event that seemed completely legit, just might be a scam. The "Color 5 Mile," a running event that was scheduled to be happening in Sioux Falls, looks like it might not be happening after all according to the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office.
Organizers of the event appear to be on the run themselves, leaving the running event running on empty. Authorities attempted to contact the group organizing the event, but were unable to reach anyone.
This after the sheriff's office was notified that the organization's phone number has been disconnected and its Facebook and Twitter accounts are not active.
In addition, the Better Business Bureau also issued a warning against the organization.
The "Color 5 Mile" had scheduled races in more than 100 locations nationwide, but many of the venues where the runs were supposedly scheduled to take place have not heard from the organizers.
Source: Rapid City Journal