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The UK's Biggest & Most Colourful 5K Tour. Turn into a rainbow as you dance, run or walk your way around this epic event. Come along for the party atmosphere, the colour blast zone and the awesome route which makes this event so unique.

How to enter the Fun Colour Rush Reading

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    Green Wave Warm Up & Go!

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    Pink Wave Warm Up & Go!

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    Blue Wave Warm Up & Go!

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    Orange Wave Warm Up & Go!

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    Red Wave Warm Up & Go!

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    Purple Wave Warm Up & Go!

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Summer is the season to get colourful, so head down to Prospect Park for the UK's largest and most colourful 5K tour, the famous Fun Colour Rush.

An event for the whole family, participants will receive a white t-shirt before the race, and end the 5k course covered in coloured powder that has been blasted from cannons around the course.

With an electric event village that will be blasting feel good summer tunes, serving up a number of tasty treats, and will have an all around epic atmosphere, this is truly a summer sizzler that you won't want to miss.

The course will be slightly undulating, but don't feel daunted, this event was made for ages and abilities of all kinds, and 80% of participants walk the course. You can even boogie your way around if that is what feels right to you.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Fun course designed for all ages & abilities
  • Exclusive Colour Rush T-Shirt
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Probably the Best Bling on the Planet!
  • Wheelchair & pushchair friendly route
  • Summer feel good tunes in our awesome event village
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Registration Opens - 9:30am (Arrive approx 15mins before your wave time)

Green Wave Warm Up & Go! - 10:00

Pink Wave Warm Up & Go! - 10:15

Blue Wave Warm Up & Go! - 10:30

Orange Wave Warm Up & Go! - 10:45

Red Wave Warm Up & Go! - 11:00

Purple Wave Warm Up & Go! - 11:15

Event Finish - 13:00

Kit List
  • Comfy clothes that you don’t mind getting colourful
  • Sunscreen, Lets hope for blue skys but lets stay protected
  • There will be a water station on the day, however, please bring your own water if you feel as though you may need more
  • Cash for ice cream, food, refreshments, bag drop and colour shop as there won’t be a cash point on the day
  • All children must wear eye protection in the form of goggles or sunglasses

This is great spectator event with an amazing atmosphere.


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Frequently Asked Questions

When will I collect my t-shirt for the Fun Colour Rush?
All info will be sent to you via email about run packet pickup.
Will there be a place to leave my bags during the Fun Colour Rush?
Yes, a bag check service will be available for a small extra charge so please bring cash.
Can my kids run in the Fun Colour Rush?
Absolutely, any kids over the age of 4 can enter into this race, and the course is also stroller friendly. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times around the course.
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Fun Colour Rush Reading weather forecast

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We organise the Fun Colour Rush across the UK. Bringing the colour, music, and community spirit to aweseome towns and cities! Starting from the warm up in white t-shirt and very shortly getting covered in the rainbows of colour, whislt dancing to music and enjoying summer time! Life can sometime be a little dull, so for one day, we want to show that life can be fun and full of colour, and not just for runners, our events are for people of all ages and abilities. We want people to take our course however they like it. 80% of our participants walk. And we want to show people that fitness can be a great deal of fun.

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