Triple Creek Color Dash

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Jun 18, 2016


Three Rivers, MI


Activity Today Later

5K Color Run

$30 $30 Closed

1 Mile Fun Color Run

$20 $20 Closed

About This Activity


The Triple Creek Color Dash 5K and 1 mile fun run/walk is back! We have joined forces with the Three Rivers Water Festival again and will be hosting our colorful fun 5K run and 1 mile Fun run/walk on Saturday June 18th at 9:00am during the weekend of the festival. The race will start and end at Memory Isle Park, Three Rivers, Michigan. This is not a timed race; we encourage runners and walkers to take their sweet time going through the color stations and have fun!

BEFORE THE RACE: Prior to the race runners are invited to a pancake breakfast at the Three Rivers Fire Department starting at 7:00am (additional cost). We will also be hosting our Pre- Race Zumba party to get you warmed up for the big event starting at 8:20am!

DURING THE RACE: Along the route runners will be dusted with color! The 1 mile Fun Run group will be colored at three intersections while the 5K runners will be colored at six different intersections. Both groups should be prepared to get covered in color!!

POST RACE:  All runners are invited to stay after the race for a massive color throw!! As runners and walkers cross the finish line they will be given their own individual color packets to be thrown during our post race color throw!

EXTRAS: Not only will you be signing for a fun overloaded event, you will also receive a free t-shirt, color packet, and local vendors coupons in your race packet. If you would like to purchase an extra T-Shirt  and/or color packet please visit the STORE tab at the top of the page and you can get them there!

THREE RIVERS WATER FESTIVAL: The Water Festival is celebrating its 60th Anniversary and  is going back in time with a "TR Goes Crusing '56" theme!  Come join in on the fun! There will be plenty of  Water Festival festivities to partake in after the race including an arts and crafts show, Kids Zone in Scidmore Park, car show in downtown Three Rivers, fireworks at dusk, and many more activities.For a complete list of Water Festival events go to

RUNNING FOR A CAUSE: Proceeds from this year's Triple Creek Color Dash will be going towards Three Rivers Relay for Life . This year will be the 31st year celebrating Relay for Life. Dr. Gordy Klatt, walked/ran around a track for 24 hours back in 1985. He raised more than $25,000 to help finish the fight against cancer-the nation's biggest health concern. Since then, Relay for Life has grown into a worldwide phenomenon raising nearly $5 billion. The 2015 Three Rivers Relay for Life event netted a record high $140, 396 for the ACS- the 13th highest revenue event in Michigan. With your help we can create a world where our loved ones are no longer threatened or robbed of another birthday.

CHILDREN: Children five years and under are free. They must be with a registered adult. A t-shirt and/or color packet can be purchased for them under the STORE tab at the top of the page. Strollers are allowed, just remember we will be throwing color so bring towels to clean off!


Memory Isle Park
Three Rivers, MI 49093


$20.00 flat rate 1 mile fun run*
$20.00 flat rate Kids 17 and under (any event)*
$30.00 5K until May 1st*
$40.00 5K May 1st until June 16th (11:59 pm)*
$50.00 On Friday and Event Day*          * (small website processing fee applies to all events)


CHECK-IN  PRE- PACKET PICK-UP & PRE-REGISTRATION: Friday June, 17th 4:00pm-6:00pm: Participants can pick up their race packets and/or register for the race at Memory Isle Park, directly behind Three Rivers Fire Department.

SAME DAY PACKET PICK-UP & REGISTRATION:Saturday June, 18th 7:00am-8:15am: Particpants can pick up their packet and/or register for the race at Memory Isle Park, directly behind Three Rivers Fire Department.

PRE-RACE ZUMBA PARTY RACE DAY  8:20am- 8:45am: Join us for a Zumba Dance warm up led by Three Rivers HealthTRAC's certified Zumba Instructors in Memory Isle Park!

RUNNING FOR A CAUSE RACE DAY 8:45am-8:55am: Join Three Rivers Relay for Life Chair, Jenny Finnerman, as she discusses Relay for Life and American Cancer Society in Memory Isle Park!

WHERE TO MEET RACE DAY 8:55am: Both the 5K Run and the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk participants  are to meet in Memory Isle Park  behind Three Rivers Fire Department.

RACE START: 9:00am: Both the 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk will start at 9:00am in Memory Isle Park.

RACE FINISH: Both the 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk will end in Memory Isle Park. After crossing the finish line, participants will be given their own individual color packet to open at the Color Festival Finish. Light refreshments will be provided to refuel you after the race!

COLOR FESTIVAL: At 9:45am and 10:00am we will be conducting our mass color throws!! This is the time to rip open those color packets and douse yourselves with color!


  1. -Pancake Breakfast prior to the race - runners are invited to a pancake breakfast at the Three Rivers Fire Department starting at 7:00am (additional cost).                                                        
  2. -The race is not the only fun event taking place, take a look at to get a low down of all of the Water Festival Events taking place!
  3. -Reminder! Prior to the race start, all runners are to meet in Memory Isle Park, behind Three Rivers Fire Department!
  4. -Get creative with your run gear! We like to see those crazy, colorful, wacky outfits!

COLOR CLEAN UP: Expect to be COLORED after the event and prepare properly! Bring towels for the inside of your car to cover those car seats before you sit down!

CLOTHES: The color mostly washes out after the event. However, as with anything that gets dirty, the sooner you wash your gear the better. Dust off all excess powder before washing with water. Wash your color run gear separately and use cold water. We suggest wearing items that you wouldn't mind getting colorful!

HAIR: Prior to the race oiling your hair well will make it easier to wash out post race. We suggest using coconut or olive oil. A good leave-in conditioner will do the trick also! After the race dust any loose powder out of your hair. Rinse out oil/conditioner (if you applied) before with cold water and then wash your hair as you normally would!

There will be no guarantee for availability of T-Shirts or sizes upon "Late Registration". Register by June 1st to guarantee your T-Shirt and size!! If you would like to purchase an additional T-Shirt, you can do so under the STORE tab.


From North of Three Rivers, take 131-S bound:

1. Start south bound on US 131-S

2. Turn left onto US 131 Business/ N Main Street ( stay on for 2 miles)

3. Turn right onto West Michigan Avenue (.2 miles)

4. Destination will be on right, behind Three Rivers Fire Department 333 W Michigan Avenue, Three Rivers, MI 49093

From South of Three Rivers, take 131- N bound:

1. Start north bound on US 131-N

2. From US 131-N take a slight right toward W Michigan Avenue (.2 miles)

3. Continue straight onto W Michigan Avenue (.6 miles)

4. Destination will be on left, behind Three Rivers Fire Department 333 W Michigan Avenue, Three Rivers, MI 49093

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