Two weekends ago I did the Colour Run with my boyfriend and two of our friends. We bought early bird tickets at $45 ….I highly recommend grabbing the early bird ones as $80 for a full price ticket n my eyes is not worth it.
Freebies – you get a t-shirt, head band, number and a #happy tattoo.
There is a free shuttle from Central which we used to get to the park. There is a ‘Colour Run Festival’ which is where you finish and start the race. It is a great place at the end of the race to unwind.
The start line takes a good 20 minuets to get through but the music is pumping and there are a few radio DJ’s getting you all hyped up for the run. You start running through a shuttle of foam. The run winds round the park with music blaring out and 3 colour sections where volunteers throw powder over you. Right before the end there is another foam section.
The powder easily comes off and the volunteers throw it at the lower part of your body.so don’t be afraid it wont end up in your eyes.
Once over the finish line and unicorn medal collected we went back to the festival. After getting some food from one of the many food trucks and throwing paint around to music we headed home. Overall its a fun morning with friends but I wouldn’t be rushing back to do it again….if your into photos its a great chance to get some cool shots with friends.
Tips for The Colour run:
- Sign up so you can grab the early bird tickets
- Its a fun run I wouldn’t recommend it if you want a serious time on a 5K
- Pop your iPhone in a zip lock bag
- Pick up your stuff and sign in the day before
- No bag drop so you bring it you run with it
- Arrive early to avoid the big line at the start
- Have fun and get involved with the colour and foam!!
***I know I typed Colour with a U through the whole article but its to hard not too ***
Click Here for a link to see when the next Colour Run is near you!