The Colour Run is coming to town

2016-05-19 06:00
The Color Run is coming to Port Elizabeth to paint the town all sorts of beautiful and bright colours on June 12.                                         Photo: SUPPLIED

The Color Run is coming to Port Elizabeth to paint the town all sorts of beautiful and bright colours on June 12. Photo: SUPPLIED

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RED, blue, green and then yellow. . . Get ready for the world’s largest event series and the original of all paint races, The Color Run, which will be held at the Boardwalk in Port Elizabeth at 10:00 on Sunday, June 12.

Dubbed the happiest race on the planet, it offers participants the time of their lives as they get transformed by passing through the four paint hubs to complete the 5km canvas of colour.

With headline sponsor Capitec Bank on board once again, the run is guaranteed to be amazing. Add your name to over four million others who have participated in the “Happiest 5k on the Planet” worldwide, and join thousands of runners in the Eastern Cape.

With an estimated 5 000 plus participants expected, don’t miss out on this opportunity to raise money for your favourite charity.

Pick a charity, get a “Fun Raiser” code, and get all your friends to buy tickets under your code. Uplift the community while you uplift your spirits at no extra cost.

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Tickets are available online from The Color Run website at and Facebook at

Tickets cost R250 for individuals and R225 per person for groups of four or more.

Color Runners will each receive a race pack which includes a 2016 edition Race T-Shirt, headband, bag of colour powder, temporary tattoos, and a race number.

Additionally, every Color Runner will receive a R200 voucher from Superbalist to be redeemed against a minimum spend of R250.


Five lucky Kouga Express readers can each win one double ticket to the Color Run in Port Elizabeth on June 12.

To stand a chance to win, find the Color Run picture on the Kouga Express Facebook Page and type your email address in the comment section.

The competition closes at noon on May 23.


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