$22 for the Color Me Rad 5K Run on September 28 (Up to $45 Value)

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In a Nutshell

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

The Fine Print

Expires Sep 25th, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Registration required by 9/25/13. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Running was popular in Europe long before it caught on in America, which is why most races are measured in kilometers and why most of the Pilgrims were eaten by bears. Race to the top of the food chain with this Groupon.

The Deal

  • $22 for one entry in the Color Me Rad 5K run on Saturday, September 28 (up to a $45 value)
  • The first wave starts at 10 a.m., with waves taking off every 20 minutes after that.

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.”

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