October 25, 2015

The 5k Color Blast Sarasota 10.25.2015 5K Fun Run

October 25, 2015 Nathan Benderson Park • 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle SarasotaFL  34235 View Map Organized by Monster Runs LLC

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About this event

October 25, 2015

Nathan Benderson Park

5851 Nathan Benderson Circle SarasotaFL  34235
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Rate increases to $50 Wed 10/21.

Online registrations closes Fri 10/23 at 7:00 PM

Race day registration will be available for $60


Run for the COLOR of it!

5 color zones + everyone gets a medal!

Register early. The run will sell out.

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 10.24.2015 for only $25

All FUN RUN CHALLENGE participants earn a special medal.

The 5k Zombie Night Run will be held Saturday evening 10.24.2015 at the same location as The 5k Color Blast 10.25.2015

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

Sunday October 25th 2015

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:

10:00 AM - Racers/Runners wave - Hoping to finish within 40 minutes? This is your wave.
10:15 AM - Run/Walk wave - 40-60 minute finish time? This is your wave.
10:30 AM - 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 8:30 AM.

Parking is $5 cash per car and is collected by Nathan Benderson Park.

Packet pick up will be:
Sunday Oct 18th, 10am - 2pm, Sports Authority 147 N Cattleman Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243

Tuesday Oct 20th, 5pm - 7pm, New Balance University Park, 8204 Tourist Center Dr, Bradenton, FL 34201

We STRONGLY 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, but please plan to arrive at 8:30 AM and be prepared to wait in line.

***You MAY pick up another runner's packet WITH a paper copy OR cell phone picture of their photo ID***

Nathan Benderson Park
5851 Nathan Benderson Circle
Sarasota, FL 34235
(Take I-75 to University Pkwy and go West. Turn South on N Cattleman Rd, Pass through 3 traffic circles. The Park will be on the right just South of the Town Center. Look for the signs)

All 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.

Pricing will increase as we get closer to race day. Register early to save money, and don't wait! We expect this event to sell out.

11 years old & up $45 - $60.


Sign up now!


Rate increases to $50 Wed 10/21.


Online registrations closes Fri 10/23 at 7:00 PM


Race day registration will be available for $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
Free, supervised gear check
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 paved trails around the lake.

PLEASE NOTE: The course is a little longer than 5K. It is 3.5 miles instead of 3.1 miles/5 kilometers.

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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