The Color Run London

Crystal Palace Park, Thicket Road, London

Organiser's Description

The Color Run, also known as the "Happiest 5k on the Planet", is a unique colour fun run event for all fitness levels, ages and backgrounds that celebrates healthiness, happiness, and individuality. Now the single largest event series in the World, The Color Run has exploded since our debut event, and has been experienced by over 7 million runners worldwide in 40+ countries.

The Color Run is a 5k, untimed event. At each kilometer mark, Color Runners are doused from head to toe in a different coloured powder. With only two simple rules, everyone can participate in The Color Run: You wear white at the starting line; You finish the race plastered in colour!

Once the race is over, the fun continues at the Finish Festival, a larger-than-life party with music, dancing, photo ops, activity booths, vendors, and more massive colour throws, which create millions of vivid colour combinations. Trust us, this is the best post-5k party on the planet!

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  • 5 km Pre Event Race Pack Collection
    £31 CLOSED
  • 5 km Event Day Race Pack Collection
    £36 CLOSED
  • 5 km Child Ticket - Under 5s
    £10 CLOSED

The original, largest and most unique 5k color fun run in the World which celebrates healthiness, happiness, friendship and having the time of your life!

An unforgettable larger-than-life Finish Festival including DJ music and dancing.

Crystal Palace Park, Thicket Road, London SE19 2GA

By car: The area is served by the A212, A214, A234 and A2199. Use postcode SE19 2GA for your Satnav.

By bus: Routes serving the Park and its surrounding area include 3, 122, 157, 202, 227, 249, 322, 358, 363, 410, 417, 432, 450

By train: The railway locations close to the venue are Crystal Palace and Penge West, served by National Rail and London Overground. The Park is then a short walk.

Parking is available at the Thicket Road, Anerley Hill and Crystal Palace Park Road entrances to the Park. Parking is not available on site.

We advise the use of public transport or council-managed car parks in the local area.

09.00am Venue and store opens for on-the-day race kit pickup
10.00am Warm-up on stage
10.45am Start line opens
11.00am First heat start run, then 3-500 in a heat, every 2-3 minutes
12.00pm Finish line party with color throws
14.00pm Expected finish

There are two ticket types for this event. Depending on which ticket you bought, you will need to pick it up either in the week before the event, or from the check in desk on the day.

Please check your booking confirmation email to find out which ticket type you bought. And then check the pick up details above!

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  • 5 km Pre Event Race Pack Collection
    £31 CLOSED
  • 5 km Event Day Race Pack Collection
    £36 CLOSED
  • 5 km Child Ticket - Under 5s
    £10 CLOSED

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