The Color Run, The Happiest 5K on the Planet! [+Giveaway!]

1 Aug
Last year, I participated in The Color Run Brooklyn.
Color party!

If you don’t already know about The Color Run, the following description is straight from their website:

“Less about your 10-minute-mile and more about having the time of your life, The Color Run is a five-kilometer, un-timed race in which thousands of participants are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer. The fun continues at the finish line with a gigantic “Color Festival,” using more colored powder to create happiness and lasting memories, not to mention millions of vivid color combinations. Trust us, this is the best post-5k party on the planet!”

Check out the video below and make sure to read my recap of last year’s run here!

So why am I writing about this again?  Well…The Color Run is the self-proclaimed “Happiest 5K on the Planet” and my friends at TCR are offering up a FREE entry for TWO PB&P readers to a Color Run of their choice!

To enter to win, comment below telling me what the happiest race you’ve ever run is!  If you’ve never run a race, just tell me what your favorite color is! Winners will be selected at random and announced on August 8th.  Good luck! 🙂

Even if you aren’t a lucky winner, I have a promo code for you to receive $5 off any registration!  Click here to find a Color Run in your city and sign up NOW!


Note: This promo code is valid for any race that is not sold-out.  It is applicable retroactively and does not guarantee a spot in a Color Run race.  Races sell out quickly, so be sure to sign-up soon for a city near you!

*The Color Run is providing me with two free registrations for PB&P readers.  I was not compensated in any way for writing this post.  As always, the opinions are my own.

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7 Responses to “The Color Run, The Happiest 5K on the Planet! [+Giveaway!]”

  1. Seth August 2, 2013 at 7:19 pm #

    The happiest race I've ever done is the Primal Mud Run, which I ran last year. It was real muddy and challenging, and I'll never forget it.

  2. Kristin Miller August 3, 2013 at 8:08 pm #

    Race I had the most fun in? Nyc marathon! It was a nonstop party!

  3. Julie @ RDelicious Kitchen August 3, 2013 at 10:37 pm #

    I did one last year and I'm doing the one in NJ in a couple of weeks! So FUN!

  4. Four Paw Savings August 4, 2013 at 7:08 pm #

    I ran a race supporting Autism Awareness in the spring. I ran two weeks before beginning my new job as an at-home therapist for autism children, and it was incredible to run with so many people who supported the cause. There were over 600 runners, and I was almost in tears as the race began. Afterwards I got to spend time getting to know all my new coworkers, and meeting many of the clients I would be working with. Pure magic that day. nlbourassa (at) gmail (dot) com

  5. AlyK August 6, 2013 at 9:16 pm #

    My happiest race was the Drenched 5K I did with my son a month ago. It was awesome to do something with him and see him smile the whole time.

  6. PEMom August 7, 2013 at 1:43 am #

    My happiest race ever was the Red Shoe run. It is for Organ Donor awareness. It was so inspiring to run a race beside someone who was running the race with a donated heart.

  7. Alissa August 7, 2013 at 1:53 pm #

    The happiest race I ran was a 5k on St. Patty's Day last year. Everyone was dressed up, including people cheering you on. It was a blast!

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