Grand Rapids, MI
The 08/02 Event is Sold Out!
Get Your Tickets for Aug. 3 Now!
Due to huge demand, we have added a second date to our Grand Rapids event. Tickets are now on sale for 08/03/14
Team (4+) Runners* Individual Runner
$40.00/person - Team Runner Pricing $45.00 - Solo Runner Pricing
$45.00/person - Starting May 15th, 2014 $50.00 - Starting May 15th, 2014
$50.00/person - Starting July 1st, 2014 $55.00 - Starting July 1st, 2014

*A team is 4+ friends running, laughing, and dancing through the course together. You don't need a full team to get started! Get yourself signed up today, and then round up the rest of your team! Encourage them to signup ASAP...creating a team does not hold or reserve spots.  The event can sell out at any time.

**Cannot be combined with any other offers/coupon codes.

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!

Detroit Tigers Highlight

Hey Color Runners! Join your fellow runners for a baseball game with the Detroit Tigers! The Color Run is thrilled to be partnered with The Tigers to give you the ultimate hook up on tickets to a game AND some sweet co-branded swag! Click here to find out how to join in on the excitement! Go Tigers and we'll see you at the ballpark!

Start Window

The start-line window will open at 9:00 AM with waves going every few minutes! 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!

Race Guide

Your Race Guide is here! Inside you’ll find important info about Packet Pick up, Event Day, and your waiver.

Course Map

Calder Plaza

Check-In Party

Questions? Please contact our customer service representatives by clicking here.

Calder Plaza
250 Ottawa Ave
Grand Rapids Michigan

Thursday 7/31 & Friday 8/1
10:00 am to 6:00 pm


There are multiple parking options within walking distance of the start line. A couple of helpful links can be found here and here.

The following roads are closed:

  • Pearl St. Exit off of US 131 (both N & S)
  • From I-196 ramps to go on US 131 South

*Please note that road work has begun on Monroe Ave. Roads are not completely closed; however, they are reduced to single lane traffic each direction. Please plan ahead and leave early. Come join us for pre-race Zumba or just hang out with us at the start line.

Please use the following roads:

  • From North: Exit on Leonard, make a left and turn right onto Monroe Ave
  • From South: Exit either Wealthy St or Downtown Exit
  • From East or West: Exit 196 onto Ottawa Ave and turn right on Ottawa, then left onto Monroe

Charity Highlight

The Color Run, a for profit company, loves the chance it has to partner with charities and help shine a light on their extraordinary work within society.

To learn how The Color Run works with charities, click here.

We are thrilled to be working with the West Michigan Sports Commission and the Van Andel Institute - Purple Community.