April 05, 2014

Fun Run 2014 in Color

April 05, 2014 Downtown Wheaton (Memorial Park) • 208 West Union Avenue WheatonIL  60187 View Map Organized by Wheaton Park District

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April 05, 2014

Downtown Wheaton (Memorial Park)

208 West Union Avenue WheatonIL  60187
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Enthusiastic runners and walkers wanted for this 5K paint run experience. White or light clothing is encouraged, costumes welcome.

Race hosted by the Rotary Club of Central DuPage in conjunction with the Wheaton Park District.           

Event schedule and times

Date and Time: Saturday, April 5 at 8:00 AM

Location: Downtown Wheaton, IL

What is the Fun Run 2014 in Color?
A fun run is an untimed run open to all abilities, from the avid runner to families. Participants can run or walk the route. There will be three to four color stations with different colors throughout the course

The color is food-grade quality cornstarch that is bio-degradable, non-toxic and 100% safe. Volunteers will be located at color stations with bulk buckets of color. Each color station will feature a new color. As runners pass, the volunteers will continue to toss the color at them.

Registration and Entry Fee
Registration will be available on active.com until 1:59 AM (CST) on April 2, 2014. Race is subject to capacity limit, and may close at any time prior to this date. Pre-registration required. While children five and under are free, they must still register online and will not receive a t-shirt or bib. The price for teams, groups of at least four individuals six years or older, is $20 each, and for individuals six and older is $25. Registration is non-refundable and non-transferable.


A team captain must create the team name, and register himself or herself. From there, each team member can select the team name from the dropdown menu and sign up individually. Teams consist of four or more people, and the cost is $20 each (a $5 savings).

Beginning and ending in downtown Wheaton, the route will go north through neighborhoods and Northside Park.

Parking Suggestions: On-street in downtown Wheaton. Parking garage in downtown Wheaton (Hale & Wesley). 

Packet Pickup
Packet pickup will be held on Thursday, April 3 from 12-8 pm at the Wheaton Park District Community Center, located at 1777 S Blanchard St., Wheaton. The first 1,000 participants will receive a bib, and t-shirt. Shirts are available on a first come-first serve basis.

After Party
The Fun Run 2014 in Color will host an after party in Memorial Park following the race. Be sure to stay in the park for DJ entertainment, giveaways, and the final color throw!

Wheeled Vehicles

The runners’ safety is of utmost importance, Therefore, bicycles, in-line skates, and other wheeled vehicles (except wheelchairs) are not allowed. Parents with strollers may participate, but they will be required to wait until the last wave.

Volunteers are essential to the success of the race. All volunteers receive a short sleeve t-shirt. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Stephanie Taylor, Race Director, at staylor@wheatonparks.org or (630) 510-4989.

Please visit our website at www.wheatonparkdistrict.com/funrun for more information. For further questions, please contact the Race Director, Stephanie Taylor at staylor@wheatonparks.org or (630) 510-4989.


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