We can’t wait to see you! Below is all the information you will need to be ready for race day. Grab your tutus, your friends, and your running shoes and we’ll see you at the start line!
The start-line window will open at 9:00 AM with waves going every few minutes until 9:45 AM! Make sure you plan your day with plenty of time. At The Color Run, the start line is its own pre-race party with music, dancing, warmup stretching and giveaways!
IMPORTANT NOTE: Runners are encouraged to congregate in the finish festival area at the intersection of W Spring St and Hanover St on race morning to participate in a pre-race warm-up, after which they will be escorted to the start chute.
Your Race Guide is here! Inside you’ll find important info about Packet Pick up, Event Day, and more.
Where: Kohls 3360 Olentangy River Rd Columbus, OH 43202
When: Thursday 7/16 10:00 am - 6:00 pm and Friday 7/17 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
IMPORTANT NOTE: Our Check in party on race morning (7/18), will take place at the intersection of W Spring St and Hanover St. We encourage runners to congregate here before the event to participate in a pre-race warm-up, after which all runners will be guided to the Start Chute.
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We love chucking paint and making people smile, but we also think it is important to give back. As a for profit company, we are excited we have the opportunity to partner with charities and help shine a light on their extraordinary work within society .
To learn more about how The Color Run works with charities, click here.
We are thrilled to be working with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio (RMHC).
For three decades, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio (RMHC) has been serving families with seriously ill children by providing a home-away-from-home at the Columbus Ronald McDonald House. From its beginnings as a grassroots movement established by a partnership between volunteers and local McDonald's Owner/Operators, the Charity has served thousands of families in their deepest times of need.