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The 5k Color Blast Sarasota 10.25.2015 5K Fun Run
Sun, Oct 25, 2015
10:00 AM - Racers/Runners wave - Hoping to finish within 40 minutes? This is your wave. - $40-$60. Register early for the lowest rate. Pricing will increase as we get closer to race day.
10:15 AM - Run/Walk wave - 40 - 60 minute finish time? This is your wave. - $40-$60. Register early for the lowest rate. Pricing will increase as we get closer to race day.
10:30 AM - Walkers only wave - for those that want to take their time and enjoy the outdoors. - $40-$60. Register early for the lowest rate. Pricing will increase as we get closer to race day.
6-10 years old $15 with adult registration - All swag included
About This Activity
Run for theCOLORof it!
5 color zones + everyone gets a medal!
Register early. The run will sell out.
THE 5K COLOR BLAST
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 and family to party with you~
Brought to you by your local Tampa Bay friends and producers of The 5k Zombie Run
Want to run TWO fun events in the same weekend? The 5k Zombie Run Sarasota Night Run will be held on Saturday 10.24.2015 at sundown at the same location as The 5k Color Blast Sarasota 10.25.2015. Add registration to The 5k Zombie Run Sarasota 10.25.2015 for Only $25 2nd event for $25 must be added at registration before you checkout
VOLUNTEERS We invite select groups and organizations to Volunteer and have an amazing time. Individuals can volunteer for setup help prior to the event. All volunteers get a swag bag, 2 shirts (including a “Volunteer” shirt)plus a race medal! In addition we are looking for EMT's, Photographers, Videographer/Editor. Please email us at info@The5kColorBlast.com for more information.
Event details and schedule
WHEN Sunday October 25th 2015
There will be 3 waves. Choose the wave you prefer based on your estimated finish time.
For everyone's safety and enjoyment, we suggest the following guidelines:
- 10:00 AM - Racers/Runners wave - Hoping to finish within 40 minutes? This is your wave. - 10:15 AM - Run/Walk wave - 40-60 minute finish time? This is your wave. - 10:30 AM - Walkers wave - for those that want to take their time and enjoy the outdoors.
Note: the course is not a certified 5K and is not officially timed.
Gates open and check-in begins at 8:30 AM. Parking is $5 cash per car and collected by Nathan Benderson Park. Park prior to 9:00 AM and each participant will receive a FREE extra color pack.
Packet pick up will be: To be announced We STRONGLY encourage you to pick up your packet early at one of these locations. If you cannot make it to one of these pickups, we will offer race day packet pick up, but please plan to arrive at 8:30 AM and be prepared towait in line. ***You MAY pick up another runner's packet WITH a paper copy OR cell phone picture of their photo ID***
WHERE Nathan Benderson Park 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL 34235 (Take I-75 to University Pkwy and go West. Turn South on N Cattleman Rd, Pass through 3 traffic circles. The Park will be on the right just South of the Town Center. Look for the signs)
WHAT YOU GET You'll receive a T-shirt (Youth and Adult sizes), awesome finisher medal, hair tie, 1 color pack, tattoo, car decal, and entry to the post-race dance party with music, entertainment, food, great local vendors and a fun 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. Remember your bib # and wear it on your front, you will need it to search for your photos online after the run. HOW MUCH Pricing will increase as we get closer to race day.Register early to save money, and don't wait! We expect this event to sell out. 11 years old & up$40-$60 6-10 years old $15 with adult registration (ALL swag included) 5 and under FREE (no race bib or swag) MORE INFO Wear WHITE for the maximum rainbow effect! Sunglasses and bandana are recommended Color powder is non toxic FDA approved colored corn starch Spectators are free Free, supervised gear check Coolers for refreshments are allowed (no glass containers, please) Parking is $5 cash per car; so we suggest carpooling NO REFUND POLIDY We do not offer refunds if you find that you are unable to attend the event. We suggest purchasing Active Registration Insurance at checkout (provided through Active.com).
However, we are happy to transfer your registration to another person, or to a future event. You must email us PRIOR to the event at info@The5kColorBlast.com for transfers.
In the unlikely event that a run is not held on the date advertised, we will provide refunds or transfer to a future event.
COURSE You will run on paved trails around the lake. PLEASE NOTE: The course is a little longer than 5K. It's actually 3.5 miles instead of 3.1 miles/5 kilometers. 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.