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.
- $24 for one entry in The Neon Run (up to a $49 value)
On Saturday, October 19, runners don either glowing costumes or plain black or white T-shirts for a neon-themed 5K. Open from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.—with the first wave of runners starting at 7:45 p.m.—the race’s course wends through four 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 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.
“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!”
“This was a fun event that was family oriented.”
“1st run with the kids at a great price.”