The Color Run, set to take place at the Green Point Track on November 12, is one of the highlights on The Color Run South Africa’s calendar.
With tickets already almost sold out, the 2016 event looks set to be one of the biggest, brightest, and happiest in Cape Town for the year.
The Color Run is a five kilometre un-timed race in which thousands of participants, or “Color Runners”, are doused from head to toe in different colours at each kilometre. Founded in 2011 in the USA, The Color Run has grown to become one of the largest event series in the world, touching over 200 cities around the globe.
The Color Run is built on four principles: “be happy”, “be healthy”, “be you”, and “give back to the community”. This year Parkview Primary School will be the recipient of money raised at the event. For every ticket sold, R10 will be donated to the school to help with the purchasing of much needed equipment.
“We have partnered with Adopt-A-School Foundation, which identifies, on our behalf, schools in need of assistance in each area where The Color Run holds an event,” says headline sponsor Capitec Bank’s head of communications, Charl Nel.
Heart FM is the official radio partner to The Color Run in Cape Town for the fourth consecutive year. Heart FM DJs will be on the decks to welcome Color Runners with beats as the run gets under way.
Color Runners will each receive a race pack with includes a Rainbow Tour edition race T-Shirt, headband, bag of colour powder, temporary tattoos, and a race number.
Mark your diaries:
When: November 12
Where: Green Point Track – 11 Fritz Sonnenberg Rd
Time: 2pm for 3pm
Register your own school or charity on the Fun Raiser programme and raise money for every ticket sold under your unique Fun Raiser code. Send an email to on firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Tickets are available online www.thecolorrun.co.za. Individual ticket prices are R250 and R225 for groups of 4 or more. Manual entry points are listed on the website. Late entries, or tickets bought on the day, are R300. Kids under the age of 10 run free.
Three lucky readers can each win double tickets to The Color Run.
Send your name and “Color Run” in the subject line in an e-mail to: email@example.com before 10am on Monday, November 7. Good luck!