Known as the Happiest 5k on the Planet, The Color Run is an un-timed paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness, individuality and giving back to the community. Participants are encouraged to wear white at the beginning of the race and are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer. The fun continues at the finish line with a "Color Festival" involving even more colored power to create happiness and lasting memories.

We're sure lots of Athens, GA residents and University of Georgia students have traveled to other cities to run The Color Run.  So we're thinking, what would be better than bringing the Color Run to Athens, GA?

One of the best aspects of The Color Run is its strong emphasis on giving back. For each city that the race visits, a local charity is chosen to receive donations. In fact, in 2012, The Color Run raised donations for more than 60 local and national charities!
Now known as the single largest event series in the nation, The Color Run is expected to have more than 100 events and 1 million participants in 2013. Event planners are currently in the process of choosing race locations, and we think Athens, Georgia would be the perfect location for this exciting race! After all, we love maintaining an active lifestyle (as anyone who has driven down Milledge Avenue knows) and our annual non-profit fundraising events demonstrate that we're dedicated to giving back to the community. If you agree and want to see Athens, Georgia host The Color Run, be sure to cast your vote at 
Let's bring this party to Athens, folks! Vote now!