$24.99 for 5K-Race Entry from The Bubble Run on Saturday, May 25, at 9 a.m. (Up to $50 Value)

Aldrich Park at UC Irvine

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$24.99 for 5K Colored-Bubble Race (Up to $50 Value)

On Saturday, May 25, runners, walkers, and meanderers gather in Aldrich Park at the University of California, Irvine to traverse 5 kilometers marked by bogs filled with nontoxic colored bubbles. The first wave sets off at 9 a.m. with waves following every three to five minutes until all the racers are moving. Race registration includes a Bubble Run shirt, race number, Bubble Run tattoo, Bubble Run headband, and credit for a charitable donation. The Bubble Run organizers recommend that participants wear white clothing to accentuate the colors of the bubbles. See the FAQ page for further details.

The Bubble Run

Like a city street after every nearby car wash has malfunctioned, The Bubble Run welcomes participants to play in light, glistening foam. Runners, walkers, jumpers, and skippers cruise their way through five easygoing, untimed kilometers, each marked with a 6-foot-deep bog brimming with colorful foam and floating bubbles. Bubbleteers armed with foam-slinging cannons ensure that each adventurer receives a healthy dose of bubbles as they pass, running safely thanks to the dry makeup of the foam solution used. Racers clad in white may start clean as a whistle, but by the time they cross the finish line, they’re dyed like a rainbow, finally readying them to sneak up on a leprechaun. Then the fun keeps going—live DJs and bubble cannons amp up afterparties to celebrate runners' efforts. Proceeds from each race benefit local charities.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Enjoyed every minute of the run good experience”

  • “The run was super fun and could be for all ages! Start times were a bit skewed but otherwise a great event. ”

  • “Great family activity”


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    Aldrich Park at UC Irvine

    1 Medical Plaza Dr

    Irvine, California 92697

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In a Nutshell

Bogs up to 6 ft. deep and filled with colored bubbles stand between white-clad racers and the finish line

The Fine Print

Expires May 11th, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts. Must sign waiver. No pets allowed. Valid only for individual registration. Must register online at Bubblerun.com by 5/1/13. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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