- It’s the 5K vacay you have been needing : It’s an untimed event, so there’s no pressure to time your mile so you can just have fun! It’s so positive and fun that you’ll see Color Runners running, skipping, dancing, and smiling to the finish line! Take the time to treat yo’ self.
- The Color Run is a “one event fits all” type of party: From babies getting pushed in strollers to some of our favorite grandparents, and even celebrities, everyone loves making rainbows and getting colorful at the Happiest 5k!
- You can run with your squad: Since it’s not timed, many of our runners do the event together for family reunions, bachelor/bachelorette parties, or to catch up with old friends! Go at your own pace and get ready to party hero-style with your squad.
- It’s the OG of paint races: The Color Run was the first color 5K event founded in 2012. It is now the single largest running event series in the world, making it a huge party you won’t want to miss!
- The Gear: Get ready for a participant kit unlike any other!. With a limited edition lightning bolt tee, Unicorn Medal, metal, color packet, and a “HAPPY” tattoo, there’s nothing basic about it.
- This year’s theme is here to SAVE YOU: It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No… it’s The Color Run Hero Tour!Soar to new heights in the Hero Zone, confront double the color in two brand-new SUPER Zones, and suit up in our limited edition participant kit. Celebrate the hero in you!
- The Color Run is part of an awesome family of events! It’s just one of the fun events put on by IMG Events in Australia. There’s also Tough Mudder, The Melbourne Marathon and the Great Ocean Road Running Festival – your 5km could be the start of something beautiful.
- You’ll be happy and healthy: Whether it’s your first 5k or not, the fun atmosphere can kick-start or build on your passion for a happier and healthier life.
- There’s an A-list afterparty…just for you: After the race, the fun continues with an unforgettable Finish Festival. The party is full of music, dancing and massive color throws, making millions of vivid color combos. Get ready to bust a move, cause trust us, this is the best post-5k party on the planet…just for you and thousands of your new friends
- It truly is the Happiest 5k on the Planet!: Color throws, the latest music, dance contest, photo opps and FUN!. What more could you ask for?! Our Color Runners leave with a big smile on their faces!
We are so proud to announce our new presenting partner!
New presenting partner 7-Eleven will bring two new activation zones to the event village and take over a multi-coloured zone on course. Participants can also treat themselves to a free slurpee as they finish.
Make sure to plan your day with plenty of time! With so much to and see you’re going to want to get in early to get the most fun out of the day as possible.
The fun begins from the get-go. The Color Run Start Line is its very own pre-race party with music, dancing, warm-up stretching and giveaways.
Embrace the color! As you walk, run, skip or dance through our course you will come head to head with four explosive Color Zones, including a BRAND NEW SUPER ZONE. You’ll pass through the magical Foam Zone, dancing, laughing and spreading the rainbow.
Be sure to bring your camera because The Color Run is a photo opportunity dream! As you enter our Festival Village you will come across spectacular Color Throws, Hero Jumps as well as Captain Color and her real life unicorn… yes you read correctly and there’s so much more!
Get in quick before Registration closes! Book your tickets before you miss out on the most colorful event of the year.