Yhe annual "Turn and Burn Sprinkle Pink Barrel Race" will start bright and early Sunday, October 29.

The action will be at the Sapphire Events Center indoor arena north of Corvallis on the East Side Highway.

The event is a fundraiser for the Aid to Mammography Fund at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital in Hamilton, that strives to make sure every women in Ravalli County can have a mammogram, whether they can afford it or not.

The annual event brought in about 180 contestants last year, and the number is expected to grow this year, with action starting about 9 a.m. and a silent auction at 10 a.m.

It is one of the final events for 2017's Sprinkle Pink month in the Bitterroot Valley.