$19.99 for the Color Me Rad 5K Run on Saturday, June 22, at Ada County Fairgrounds (Up to $40 Value)

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

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Expires May 3rd, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Online registration required by 5/3/13. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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

$19.99 for One Entry to the Color Me Rad 5K Run on June 22 (Up to $40 Value)

Adorned in white T-shirts, runners convene at the Ada County Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 22, for the Color Me Rad 5K race. Racers can run headlong toward newly vibrant exteriors in waves leaving at 9 a.m., and get plastered with paint every five minutes. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Idaho.

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.

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  • Boise (2023.4 miles)

    5610 GLENWOOD

    Boise, Idaho 83714

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