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Registration and Entry Fee
Online registration will be available until 11:59 PM (CST) on April 14, 2020. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged as race is subject to capacity limit and may close at any time prior to this date. Registration is also be available at packet pick-up (April, 16 2020) and on race day (April 18, 2020) for $45 per person.
Interested in saving on registration? Register for the Race Wheaton package and save up to $25 per race.
Teams must sign up and pay together at the time of registration. Additional runners can be added to the team once the minimum four (4) person team count is met. Teams must consist of four or more people. Team pricing from now until March 17 is $30 per runner, before increasing to $35 per runner between March 18 and April 14. If you have problems adding a member to a team, please contact race director, Amy Seklecki.
Check back for this year's race route.
The color is food-grade quality cornstarch that is biodegradable, non-toxic and 100% safe. Volunteers will be located at color stations with bulk buckets of color. Each color station will feature a new color. As runners pass, the volunteers will toss the color. If you are pregnant, or experience asthma, consulting your doctor before running is strongly encouraged. Some people will wear a bandana over their face to inhibit any additional dust in their face. There are paths that allow you to avoid color if you wish.
Spectators are able to watch participants run at start and finish lines. Spectators may not enter the course or color station areas.
Kids and adults of all ages are encouraged to participate in this fun run!
The runners’ safety is of utmost importance, therefore, bicycles, in-line skates, and other wheeled vehicles (except wheelchairs or hand cranks) are not allowed. Strollers are not encouraged, but may participate if they wait until the last wave.
Please make note of any special accommodations while registering. For further questions, please contact the Race Director, Amy Seklecki, at 630.510.4989 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Packet pick-up will be held on Thursday, April 16 from 10A-7P at the Wheaton Park District Community Center, located at 1777 S Blanchard St., Wheaton. The first 1,500 participants will receive a bib and t-shirt. Shirts are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Size is not guaranteed. Finisher medals will be given out after the race.
Every participant will be required to sign a waiver when registering online. Waivers will also be available to sign at packet pick-up on Thursday, April 16. For those under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must sign the waiver.
This race will happen rain or shine! The run committee monitors the weather and follows the proper protocol in place regarding inclement weather including but not limited to thunderstorms, tornadoes and heat. The run committee holds the right to cancel, alter, or postpone the event in the interest of runner, volunteer and staff safety. Registration is non-refundable.
The Fun Run in Color 2020 will host an after race color party following the race. Be sure to stay in the park for DJ entertainment, giveaways, and the final color throw!