HEY Stellies..

Get ready Stellenbosch because we're coming BACK in February to spread MORE OF the Color Run love! 

Ready for the rainbows? You'd better be as we're bringing our new Rainbow TOur with us, so get ready as More is more! 

2017 promises more fun, more colour, more awesome goodie giveaways, more laughter, more smiles and More rainbows!

Don't forget to follow us on FACEBOOK and TWITTER for  information,updates competitions and more of the CoLOR RUN FUN!

Get ready to RUN-BLE with us in 2017
Below is all the information you will need to be ready for our return to Stellies in 2017! We're bringing our colour to town on 18 February so grab your tutus, your friends, your running shoes (or running slops) and we'll see you at the all new start line for 5kms of pure rainbow fun. Please check our Facebook timeline for all the breaking news, info, competitions and fun around your big day.
18 February, 8am
Hoërskool, Stellenbosch
Color Runners get ready in the start chute at 7:30am, start gun goes off at 8am to kick off The Happiest 5k on The Planet. Each batch starts 3 minutes apart and you'll head off in each batch with approximately 500 new friends.

It takes 1-2 hours to run or walk the new route and then into the festival zone where you will enjoy music from awesome DJ’s, local acts, best-dressed competitions, food and drink and you guessed it, more rainbows!
Your Ticket includes  
• Our styling 80's headband to make you cooler than ice cold!
•  Your awesome runners t-shirt
• R200 coupon for app emailed through to you.
• Your very own bag of color powder to go wild with at our festival zone
• Temporary happy tattoo x 2
• Race number (and pins!)
• Entry to The Finish Festival and more!
Ticket Prices
Solo Runner / Walker: Standard Entry: R250
Student Entry: R190 (with valid student ID, manual entry points only)
Late Entries / Race Day - All tix: R300
4 - 10 Team Entry (pp): Standard Entry: R225
Late Entries / Race Day - All Tix: R300
Smart Fund Raising R250
Kids Under 10 Run free! Must be accompanied by an ticket holding adult**
*Excludes the online booking fees **T&Cs apply (free entry excludes Fun Pack, all children under 10 must be registered @ Race Pack Pick Up or on Race Day and display an official safety wristband with guardians contact details completed)
Ticket Purchase
Tickets can be bought online via our ticketing page with a valid credit card or debit card or if booking on a mobile device directly from the TixSA website.

EFT / Bank Transfer:
For EFT purchases and bank details please download the instructions:

EFT Instructions - [Word | PDF]

For all ticketing issues and problems please contact our ticketing partner, TixSA, on

Manual Entries:
Manual Entry Points are now open all over CT with our friends at Sportsmans Warehouse. So scoot down to see us if you want to enter with cold hard cash (or even if you want to enter with a debit or credit card)! We'll be taking entries for wolfpacks of one, couples, 3somes, teams and students (but students need a valid student ID).

Sportsmans Warehouse - Canal Walk Shop 451
Canal Walk Shopping Centre
Cape Town
Century City
Tel: (021) 552 0163

Sportsmans Warehouse - Somerset West
Shop 11a
Somerset Value Mart
Remainder Street
Somerset West
Tel: (021) 851 1318

Sportsmans Warehouse - Tyger Valley
1 Bill Bezuidenhout Avenue
Tyger Valley
Tel: (021) 914 1801

Where are you going?
Don't tell everyone as we're keeping it a secret but rumor has it that you'll start where you finish and finish were you start and have a lots more rainbows to wrestle!

We'll post the route a little closer to the kick off and let you know exactly where The Happiest 5K is taking you for your run.
Race Pack Pick Up


All registered Color Runners must collect their participation pack (this includes the official event shirt, headband, powder, temp' tattoos and race number and more) before the event date.

We'll have a full shop at the collection point selling all our awesome TCR goodies.
Thursday 16 and Friday 17 February 2017. 10am - 7pm.
Hoërskool Stellenbosch

Remember to bring your ID as proof of your registration and the barcoded ticket / purchase receipt printed out or on your phone so we can scan you in.

Picking up for a friend?
Easy, just bring along all the barcoded tickets / confirmation email QR code either printed out on your phone so we can scan them. We'll also need a copy of the ID of the person who bought the tickets (just in case there is an issue).
What to bring with you
Come wearing your Color Run kit provided in your race bag, plus anything else you fancy to make yourself even more Color Run ready. Rumour has it that tutu’s, wigs and fairy wings make you run even faster…
Capitec will be providing an ATM at the festival zone, but you might want to bring some extra cash for official Color Run merchandise, extra powder sachets and of course something to eat and drink.
Wear sunglasses to protect your eyes from all the colorful powder. If you don’t have any, we have some funky Color Run ones for sale at the race pack pick-up or at the festival zone.
Finish Festival
We're keeping a lot of the fun and games under wraps for the moment - it’s going to be a rainbow festival of note!

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and you'll be the first to know about what we’re planning as the climax of your awesome run.
Limited secure parking will be provided @ the event. You'll find all the parking information in your Runners Handbook which will be emailed to you in the lead up to the event.

Please contact us on if you require disabled parking or have other special needs in this regard.
Other Q's
Your coupons are sent via email to the address registered when you bought your tickets. Your email will contain the coupon for your R200 spend @ app.

Coupons will be sent out within 48hrs of ticket purchase if ticket purchased via credit card (Tixsa). Groupon, EFT and manual entries can take 7 - 10 days to receive them. Coupons are emailed to the main purchasers email address, please check your spam and junk folders to see if it's ended up there or if the main buyer is holding them! The codes are applied to purchases of R600 or more and you use these during the checkout process.

Coupons are only for redemption through the app only.

One coupon per runner and each account at can only accept one coupon code per customer. If you try to use more than one voucher then the chances are you'll get an 'Invalid Coupon' message.

Did we say kids under 10 are free?
Did we also say only fully paid up runners get the full Runners Pack and that all free runners under 10 need to be registered at Race Pack Pick Up and display their official safety wristband completed with their name and their guardians contact details?

Hit us up on Facebook or drop us a line on and we’ll get back to you asap. We’ll be posting FAQ’s here as we go along.

Don't forget to tell the world that you're running the Rainbow tour by using #TheColorRunSA #ColorSelfie #Happiest5K on FB and Twitter!