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.
- $25 for one entry to the Color Me Rad 5K Race on Saturday, October 26 (up to a $50 value)
Adorned in white T-shirts, runners convene at the Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion for the Color Me Rad 5K race. Starting at 9 a.m., racers run headlong toward the finish line in waves and get pelted by plumes of vibrant paint every five minutes. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics North Carolina.
Color Me Rad
Color Me Rad is back and better than ever with its 2016 tour, staging 5K races that transform runners into mobile rainbows by launching cheerful barrages of colored cornstarch and a whole new GEL color. Each color station along the racetrack flings a new 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 and a pair of RAD knee-high socks, sponsor gifts, and a race bib. Also, all runners will receive access to free professional digital photo downloads. Though they don't receive a gift packet, runners who are 7 years old and younger can run for free.