Early humans developed the ability to sprint in order to chase down sprightly prey and invented long-distance running to escape from slowly approaching glaciers. Follow in their fossilized footsteps with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $22 for race registration for one (a $45 value)
- $59 for race registration for three (a $135 value)
Throughout the 1K or 5K race, staffers await runners to splash them with a vibrant array of washable, nontoxic, and edible paint as they speed by. Runners can compete as individuals or in teams of 3 or 10. The fundraising and proceeds benefit the Community for Permanent Supported Housing, which works to provide housing for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in north Texas. The race is held 10 a.m.–1 p.m. at Bachman Lake; registration begins at 9 a.m. Participants are encouraged to wear white to get the best painted results.
At the Paint Run, finishers proudly display proof of their efforts through the multicolored splatter art that covers their bodies from head to toe. As they sprint through a 1K or 5K course, staffers playfully wait to spray them with a colorful pallet of washable, nontoxic, and edible paint, rendering them as splattered as Jackson Pollock's studio's walls. The event benefits various local charities, and is presented by the MoveMEnt, a group dedicated to uniting communities while raising money for local schools, nonprofits, and social-based organizations.