The first week of July, Kansas City played host to The Color Run, the self proclaimed “Happiest Run on Earth.” While I don’t usually equate running with happiness – everyone appeared to be enjoying this colorful 5K.
All participants came dressed with a white t-shirt which was drenched in a different color powder at each kilometer. Over 30,000 runners of all ages, including tiny ones in strollers and wagons, joyfully made their way through the track around Arrowhead Stadium to one central ending point where the party really took place. The finish line had a DJ pumping pop hits, engaging participants to dance and cheer for additional color packets for Color Throws. During Color Throws the crowd launched color packets into the air for clouds of color and perfect photo opportunities.
Laughter and smiles were all around Kansas City following the funnest run on earth… And to top it off proceeds were donated to The Ronald McDonald House.