Oct. 26th, 2019 – The 5k Color Blast – Tampa
You will run, walk, or skip your way through 5 color zones where you’ll be covered in color! Have a blast as you’re turned into a human canvas!
The 5k Color Blast presents – Tampa 2019
The 5k Color Blast experience is as competitive as you make it. Rally your team and battle the other teams for bragging rights, or simply make it your goal to cross the finish line! The 5k Color Blast is about coming together and accomplishing something you thought could never do. From the elite runner to the generally active individual, The 5k Color Blast has you covered.
TOP REASONS TO TAKE ON THIS COURSE:
1. Have fun with your family & friends
2. It’s only as competitive as you make it!
3. Awesome after party with your fellow athletes after the race
Lake Park: 17302 N Dale Mabry Hwy Lutz FL 33548
Price: $5 cash per car and covers the park entry fee
COURSE OPTIONS & DETAILS:
You will run on the trails at Lake Park.
Note: this is a fun run and the course is not a certified 5K and is not officially timed. We approximate the distance based on terrain and accessibility.
Jogging strollers and large wheel strollers will be fine on the course. We advise against small wheel strollers. You may consider covering your stroller with sheets or towels to prevent the color powder from staining the fabric.
Wear WHITE for the maximum color effect! Sunglasses and bandana are recommended.
Aid / Water Stations
During the race, there will be water stations.
Race start time: 12:30 pm
For everyone’s safety, we ask faster runners to line up closer to the front of the start corral, then followed by run/walkers, walkers, and those with strollers ( if allowed ) toward the back.
There will be race day packet pickup starting at 11:30 am
- Color Packet
Award Ceremony & Placement
Spectators are very welcome!
For Runners: Be Early
- Arrive an hour before your start time. This gives you plenty of time to park, pick up your packet, drop your stuff at bag check, find your friends & get warmed up
WHAT TO BRING
Barcode (print or save your registration barcode to your phone.
Towel & extra (dry) clothes
WHAT NOT TO BRING:
Outside food and drink (racers, fuel for the race is OK)
WHAT TO WEAR
There’s no dress code, but you’ll be running in trails & getting covered in color packets..
Our elites recommend: performance gear (NOT COTTON), water hydration packs, compression underwear, high socks and headgear.
Advice from experience: is to race in what you train in – new shoes on race day are NOT recommended.
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