What’s Happening: Color Me Rad 5K

Things are about to get pretty rad in Philadelphia.

Color Me Rad 5K, the most colorful 5K on the planet, is coming to the Wells Fargo Center on August 30, 2014.

If you need an excuse to let loose, this untimed run is definitely for you. Runners in this 5K aren’t trying to get their best time; they’re trying to have their best time.

“At Color Me Rad we're all about encouraging the fun side of fitness,” said Tess Waresmith Manager of Digital Advertising. “When our runners cross the finish line, not only will they have a brighter outlook on life, but they'll also reach a whole new level of RAD.”

You’ll start the race in a sparkling white t-shirt — but after winding your way through five color bomb stations in the Wells Fargo parking lots, you’ll look a lot like a kindergarten art project by the time your cross the finish.

Now through Friday, July 25, you can score an entry for $40. After that, prices increase to $45 until August 15 and $50 on the day before the event. But, if you follow @colormerad5K on twitter, you can use code "RADSUMMER" for $5 off your registration! 

Want a free ticket to the radest (yes, that’s now a word) run in town? We’re giving away 5 free entries at random. To enter, leave a comment below telling us your favorite 5k running trail.

(We will contact winners at the address associated with commenting accounts. Winners will be chosen at 5pm on Thursday, July 17.)

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