The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5k on the planet, where runners end up plastered in colored powder head to toes, will be organized for the first time in Romania this weekend, on April 26 in Bucharest and on Jult 12 at Cluj – Napoca.
The runners will race five kilometers, and all will be dressed in white at the start of the race, finishing the track with their clothes fully painted with colored powder.
The race will take place in the Tineretului Park, starting 16,00 on Saturday, April 26.
The entry tax for the race is RON 95. Online registration was closed on April 20, but registration can also be done until April 25 at the Promenada Mall (300 more places available) on Wednesday, April 23, between 17:00 and 21:00, on Thursday, April 24, between 12:00 and 21:00, and on Friday, April 25, between 12:00 and 21:00. To receive the running kit, the same schedule and location applies. Foreigners and participants from other cities can pick up their kits on Saturday too, between 15:00 and 16:30. The actual race starts at 18,00.
For the Cluj – Napoca race scheduled on July 12 in the Unirii square, sign up can be done online here.
The first Color Run event was organized in 2012 as an event to promote healthiness and happiness by bringing the community together. The event has ever since tripled its growth, hosting more than 170 events in over 30 countries in 2013.