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
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 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!
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
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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)
For all ticketing issues and problems please contact our ticketing partner, TixSA, on firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Canal Walk Shopping Centre
Tel: (021) 552 0163
Sportsmans Warehouse - Somerset West
Somerset Value Mart
Tel: (021) 851 1318
Sportsmans Warehouse - Tyger Valley
1 Bill Bezuidenhout Avenue
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.
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.
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 email@example.com if you require disabled parking or have other special needs in this regard.
Your Superbalist.com coupons are sent via email to the address registered when you bought your tickets. Your email will contain the coupon for your R200 spend @ Superbalist.com 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 Superbalist.com app only.
One coupon per runner and each account at superbalist.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
What Is The Color Run™?
The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5k on the Planet, is a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality.
Now the single largest event series in the United States, The Color Run has exploded since our debut event. We have more than tripled our growth, hosting more than 170 events in 30+ countries in 2013.