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$24 for Entry to The Neon Run at Alameda County Fairgrounds on Saturday, March 1 ($49 Value)

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At six glow stations along a 5K course lit by black lights, a combination of water-based UV paint & powder rains down on runners

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Promotional value expires Mar 2, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 10 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Groupon voucher is not your ticket into the event. Online registration required by 2/14/2014. May register day of event for additional $5 fee. Must sign waiver. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Strollers ok. Pets not allowed in race. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Neon Run - Alameda County Fairgrounds: $24 for Entry to The Neon Run at Alameda County Fairgrounds on Saturday, March 1 ($49 Value)

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.

The Deal

  • $24 for one entry in The Neon Run ($49 value)

At the Alameda County Fairgrounds on Saturday, March 1, runners don either glowing costumes or plain black or white T-shirts for a neon-themed 5K. The race’s course wends through six glow stations, which spritz runners from above with a clothing-safe, water-based spray that radiates light. The race closes with a finish-line party dubbed the Neon Festival, which provides live entertainment. The course is open from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.—with the first wave of runners starting at 7 p.m.

Each registration includes a runner’s bib, neon run headband, a small bottle of neon glow paint or powder, and a post-race refreshment. For more information, see the event details and the race FAQs.

The Neon Run

The Neon Run brings the age-old traditions of running competitions into the 21st century, using a 5K course built around glow stations, from which a water-based formula rains down on runners. The liquid radiates light; coupled with the black lights and LED along the route, it creates a surreal confusion of color. The race culminates in a Neon Festival, in which each runner is armed with a personal bottle of glow paint or powder.

Customer Reviews

561 Ratings

Family fun, energetic and healthy!
Ahni D. · May 16, 2016
Dress up....have fun! Be prepared for neon powder to be everywhere on your body. If you have allergies or are sensitive to dust you might want to reconsider!
Silvestre Z. · March 14, 2016
This was a fun event that was family oriented.
Heidi B. · March 3, 2016
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    Alameda County Fairgrounds

    4501 Pleasanton Ave.

    Pleasanton, CA 94566

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