The 5k Color Blast Tampa 3.19.2016 5K Fun Run

Saturday, March 19, 2016
Northwest Equestrian Park 9400 South Mobley Road OdessaFL  33556
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Northwest Equestrian Park 9400 South Mobley Road OdessaFL  33556

About This Activity

The 5k Color Blast will be held on Saturday March 19th 2016 at

Northwest Equestrian Park

9400 South Mobley Road
Odessa, FL 33556
(approx 1 Mile west of Gunn Hwy, just north of Citrus Park Mall)

If you were previously registered for the Tampa 2015 event that we were forced to postpone due to the sinkhole at Lake Park, you’ll be automatically transferred to the new March date & location – there is nothing you need to do for this to happen.


Run for the COLOR of it!

5 color zones + everyone gets a medal!


Sign up now! Rate increases to $50 soon.

Come have a BLAST with us! You will run, walk, or skip your way through 5 color zones where we'll cover you in color. Have a blast as you are turned into a human canvas. When you finish your race, get ready for the color dance party with our awesome DJs and fun giveaways. Bring your friends & family to party with you!

Brought to you by your local Tampa Bay friends and producers of The 5k Zombie Run


Add Registration to The 5k Zombie Run 3.19.2016 for only $25

All FUN RUN CHALLENGE participants earn a special medal.

The 5k Zombie Run will be held will be held in the morning preceding The 5k Color Blast 3.19.2016

2nd event must be added at registration before you checkout.

Volunteers can’t register themselves, but are still needed! Please email info@the5kcolorblast.comif interested. We need school groups, organizations, and individuals. In addition we are looking for Photographers and Videographer/Editor.

Event details and schedule

Saturday March 19th 2016

There will be 3 waves. Choose the wave you prefer based on your estimated finish time.

For everyone's safety and enjoyment, we suggest the following guidelines:

2:00 PM - Racers/Runners wave - Hoping to finish within 40 minutes? This is your wave.
2:15 PM - Run/Walk wave - 40-60 minute finish time? This is your wave.
2:30 PM - Walkers wave - for those that want to take their time and enjoy the outdoors.

Note: this is a fun run and the course is not a certified 5K and is not officially timed.

Gates open and check-in begins at 12:30 PM.


Parking is $5 cash per car and covers the park entry fee.

Packet pick-up will be:

Sunday 3/13 (2 PM - 6 PM) Sports Authority at The Plaza at Citrus Park 12601 Plaza Dr Citrus, Citrus Park Ln, Tampa, FL 33625

Tuesday 3/15 (5 PM - 7 PM) FitNiche at The Shops at Wiregrass 28139 Paseo Dr, Wesley Chapel, FL 33543

We encourage you to pick up your packet early at one of these locations. If you cannot make it to one of these pickups, we will offer race day packet pick up.

Northwest Equestrian Park
9400 South Mobley Road
Odessa, FL 33556
(approx 1 Mile west of Gunn Hwy, just north of Citrus Park Mall)

WHAT YOU GETAll participants receive a t-shirt (Youth and Adult sizes), awesome finisher medal, hair tie, 1 color pack, tattoo, car decal, and entry to the post-race dance party with music, entertainment, food, great vendors and a fun family atmosphere.

FREE, unlimited photo downloads after the event! We will have our team of photographers roaming the race course to catch all the action. $2 surcharge, required at registration, applies. Remember your bib # and wear it on your front, you will need it to search for your photos online after the run.


Rate increases to $50 on 3/14. $60 on race day.

11 years old & up $45 - $60.
6-10 years old $15 with adult registration -ALL swag included
5 and under FREE (NO SWAG or RACE BIB) – Does not need to be registered at all


Wear WHITE for the maximum rainbow effect!
Sunglasses and bandana are recommended
Color powder is non toxic FDA approved colored corn starch
Spectators are Free
Coolers for refreshments will be allowed (no glass containers, please)
Parking is $5 cash per car, so we suggest carpooling


You will run on the trails in the back the Park.

Jogging strollers and large wheel strollers will be fine on the course. We advise against small wheel strollers. You may consider covering your stroller with sheets or towels to prevent the color powder from staining the fabric.

We do not offer refunds if you find that you are unable to attend the event. We suggest purchasing Active Registration Insurance at checkout (provided through Active.com).

However, we are happy to transfer your registration to another person, or to a future event. You must email us PRIOR to the event at info@The5kColorBlast.com for transfers.

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Northwest Equestrian Park 9400 South Mobley Road OdessaFL  33556
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