Virtual Run - Can't make it to race day but still want the t-shirt & medal? Run a 5k when and where you want (no need to submit any proof, we trust you!) and after race day, we will send you an official 5k Color Blast medal and t-shirt!
Volunteer - Clubs, school groups, and organizations. - Clubs, School groups, and organizations can volunteer during the event. Have a group that would like to volunteer? Please email us at email@example.com for availability.
Come have a BLAST with us! You will run, walk, or skip your way through 5 color zones where we'll cover you in color. Have a blast as you are turned into a human canvas. When you finish your race, get ready for the color dance party with our awesome DJs and fun giveaways. Bring your friends & family to party with you! $30 ticket sale. Sale ends sept 7th. Regular price $60. Sign up now to get the best deal.
Event details and schedule
The 5k Color Blast St Petersburg/Clearwater (Largo) Feb 18th 2017 Come have a BLAST with us! You will run, walk, or skip your way through 5 color zones where we'll cover you in color. Have a blast as you are turned into a human canvas. When you finish your race, get ready for the color dance party with our awesome DJs and fun giveaways. Bring your friends & family to party with you!
WHEN Feb 18th 2017
There will be 2 waves. Choose the wave you prefer based on your estimated finish time.
For everyone's safety and enjoyment, we suggest the following guidelines: -12:30 PM Racers/Runners wave -12:45 PM Jog/Walk wave
Packet pick up will be at the run. Gates open and check-in begins at 11:30 AM.
WHERE Largo Central Park Nature Preserve 150 Highland Ave SE Largo, FL 33770 PLEASE NOTE: locating the park by GPS will not direct you properly. The park is South of E Bay on Highland between Everest University and the Racetrack gas station.
Parking will be at Everest University – 1199 E Bay Dr, Largo 33770. Use THIS ADDRESS for your GPS. For entrance to the park, turn South at the corner of East Bay and Highland Ave. Parking is in a reserved section of the lot near the park entrance.
WHAT YOU GET All participants receive a t-shirt (Youth and Adult sizes), awesome finisher medal, tattoo, 1 color pack, and entry to the post-race dance party with music, entertainment, food, great vendors and a fun family atmosphere.
FREE, unlimited photo downloads after the event! We will have our team of photographers roaming the race course to catch all the action. $2 surcharge, required at registration, applies. IMPORTANT: Remember your bib # and wear it on your front, you will need it to search for your photos online after the run. It is up to YOU to remember your bib #, we do not keep record of it.
HOW MUCH $30 ticket sale. Sale ends sept 7th. Regular price $60. Sign up now to get the best deal.
11 years old & up $30 - $60 6-10 years old $15 with adult registration -ALL swag included 5 and under FREE (NO SWAG or RACE BIB) – Registration not required. Virtual Run - $15 Can't make it to race day but still want the t-shirt & medal? Run a 5k when and where you want (no need to submit any proof, we trust you!) and after race day, we will send you an official 5k Color Blast medal and t-shirt! MORE INFO Spectators are free. Wear WHITE for the maximum color effect! Sunglasses and bandana are recommended Color powder is non toxic colored corn starch Coolers for refreshments will be allowed (no glass containers, please) COURSE You will run on the trails in the back of Largo Central Park Nature Preserve.
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.
Take the FUN RUN CHALLENGE! Run both The 5k Color Blast and The 5k Zombie Run in the same day.
Add registration to The 5k Zombie Run for only $20 The 5k Zombie Run will be held at the same location in the morning preceding The 5k Color Blast.
All FUN RUN CHALLENGE participants earn a THIRD special "challenge" medal!
2nd event must be added at registration before you checkout.
VOLUNTEERS We have several volunteer opportunities.
Clubs, school groups, and organizations can volunteer during the event. Have a group that would like to volunteer? Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for availability.
Individuals can volunteer for pre-event setup help. Please begin your registration to see available shifts, descriptions of duties and to self register. Pre-event volunteers will earn a free entry to the run.
In addition, we are looking for photographers, a videographer/editor and an EMT. Please email us at email@example.com NO REFUND POLICY We cannot issue refunds. The cost and logistics of setting up and planning the event make refunds impossible. The run will take place rain or shine, however please understand we are at the mercy of mother nature and county officials, so if conditions deteriorate to the point of becoming an unsafe environment for our participants, we will react accordingly. Safety will always take precedence.
In the event a race is postponed or rescheduled, your registration will be honored at a future event. A postponement/reschedule would only happen due to an event outside of our control (i.e., dangerous weather, acts of God...).
If you find that you are unable to use your registration, we are happy to transfer it to another person, to a future event, or donate your fee to our charitable partner, oneblood (formerly Florida Blood Services). You must email us PRIOR to the event at info@The5kColorBlast.com for transfers.