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Sacramento – in living color

A colorful day of events transpired this past Saturday, March 16.

Run or Dye is a 5K event that took place at McClellan Park in Sacramento.

Run or Dye

Run or Dye

Billed as the world’s most colorful 5K the event lived up to its billing and was attended by over 2,000 participants.

Run or Dye
Run or Dye
Run or Dye
Run or Dye

Run or Dye has scheduled events that take it from coast to coast and is also open to participants of all ages.

Run or Dye
Run or Dye
Run or Dye
Run or Dye

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

That same day Old Sacramento held its annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade where green was the color most prevalent.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Old Sacramento

Participants followed the beat of drummers and marched behind bagpipers as Sacramento celebrated St. Patrick’s Day.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Old Sacramento
St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Old Sacramento
St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Old Sacramento
St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Old Sacramento

Thousands of spectators lined the streets to watch the parade that featured Irish and Highland dancers, bagpipe and drum bands, several cultural organizations and community groups to celebrate the 17th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Old Sacramento
St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Old Sacramento
St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Old Sacramento
St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Old Sacramento

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