$17 for a 5K Race Entry to Color Me Rad on Saturday, July 21 ($35 Value)

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Running a race requires the proper attire: ankle-supporting shoes, a sweat-wicking shirt, and loose-fitting pants to conceal the mini jet packs strapped to your ankles. Get your adrenaline soaring with this Groupon.

$17 for a Single Race Entry ($35 Value)

Adorned in white T-shirts, runners convene at Markel Fields at West Creek on July 21 for the 5K Color Me Rad race.

Color Me Rad

Color Me Rad stages 5K races that transform runners into mobile rainbows by launching cheerful barrages of colored cornstarch. Each color station along the racetrack flings a new, nontoxic pigment at passersby, who wear white shirts to enhance the chromatic onslaught's costuming effects. Brilliant neon-blue, green, purple, and yellow clouds dapple participants along the way, and the race concludes with a prismatic finish-line finale as sprinters chuck colors at each other in celebration. The race's noncompetitive credo shifts the emphasis from speed to silliness, and a portion of its proceeds go to local charities.

Upon registration, each runner collects a Color Me Rad T-shirt, sunglasses, sponsor gifts, and a race bib. Though they don't receive a gift packet, runners younger than 8 years old can sprint for free, provided they have a waiver signed by a guardian and won't give in to demands for gold from confused leprechauns.

Color Me Rad

Color Me Rad stages 5K races that transform runners into mobile rainbows by launching cheerful barrages of colored cornstarch. Each color station along the racetrack flings a new, nontoxic pigment at passersby, who wear white shirts to enhance the chromatic onslaught's costuming effects. Brilliant neon-blue, green, purple, and yellow clouds dapple participants along the way, and the race concludes with a prismatic finish-line finale as sprinters chuck colors at each other in celebration. The race's noncompetitive credo shifts the emphasis from speed to silliness, and a portion of its proceeds go to local charities.

Upon registration, each runner collects a Color Me Rad T-shirt, sunglasses, sponsor gifts, and a race bib. Though they don't receive a gift packet, runners younger than 8 years old can sprint for free, provided they have a waiver signed by a guardian and won't give in to demands for gold from confused leprechauns.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Get a group to go with you :) don't take yourself to serious for these runs....”

  • “I haven't done the event yet, but the Groupon was AWESOME, and it allowed a buddy of mine that didn't have the cash to be able to do the event.”

  • “Great time & affordable through using Groupon!!”


In a Nutshell

Stations placed throughout looping 5K track gleefully lob clouds of colored cornstarch to transform runners' outfits from white to rainbow.

The Fine Print

Expires Jun 7th, 2012. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Must register by 6/7/12. Online registration required. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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