Wayne Color Run Extravaganza!

Sun October 1, 2017 Wayne, NJ US 07470 Directions

Wayne Color Run

9:30AM EDT - 12:30PM EDT

Wayne Color Run Age-based Pricing for Students

9:30AM EDT - 12:30PM EDT
551 Valley Rd
Wayne, NJ US 07470
Day of Run Logistics - Oct 1st, 8AM

Race Day Registration will open on the day of the event, October 1st at 8AM. Student (18 & Under) Pricing of $17 will remain in effect throughout the event. Over 18, adult registration will be $60 with discounts for couples (2) and parties of three (3) or more. Wayne Color Run "event" tee shirts are available while supplies last. Please make your way down to the Wayne Valley High School Field Entrance (rear of school) to register if you have not already done so online or after registration closes on September 29th at 11:59PM.

There are a number of parking lots located within the municipal complex with street parking (as an overflow) up Neliis Avenue.

Please come dressed, with protective eyewear for a Color Smash Good Morning as the weather forecast looks Outstanding!


Please join the Wayne Valley Dance Team as they present their 2nd Annual Wayne Color Run Extravaganza! As those that participated last year this is not going to be your "run of the mill" color run! The Dance Team will be taking over Wayne Town Hall  (municipal building) AND Wayne Valley High School (black top and fields) to cover you with Blue (there are two shades) and White and a number of other colors... from head to toe! 

There will be a "Tunnel of Color" to kick things off followed followed by three (3) additional Color Stations where you'll be colorized! 

The Dance Team will be continuing its efforts to support St. Judes Children's Hospital in the process. Please mark your calendar then make your way to Wayne Town Hall (intersections of Valley Road and Preakness Ave) for one of the best Color Runs around!

Participants ages 5 through 18 receive a special price of $17! .There are also a number of Group/Family... "Smash Color Groups" rates. Register early as the individual and group/family rates will goes up each week until the event kicks off on October 1st!

As this is the 2nd Annual Wayne Color Run individual packets will be available (coming soon), this year... add that to the four (4) color stations and there will be plenty of color to go around. Then again... have some left over color... know where to score some... feel free to bring what you have and "surprise" your friends...

When attending the Wayne Color Run please ensure you wear protective eyewear and clothes that you are willing to part with. Remember the statement to be made is not of the cloth but the color! 

Carolina Blue Color Run Event tee guaranteed to the first 500 registrants... others while supplies last!

St Jude Children's Hospital

Why Support St Jude Children's Research Hospital?

Because of you, St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

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If you have an interest in SPONSORING the WVDT & St Judes in a similiar fashion as those above please let us know. Our Sponsorship Letter and Sponsorship Levels are linked here for your review. THANK YOU!

Frequently Asked Questions

Can particpants go around a Color Station? Yes... but we are not sure why you would want to. The amount of color you are exposed to is up to you. If twice around is too much for you please feel free to join the fnishers at the start/finish line and cheer everyone on til the event concludes.

Can a stroller be used on the Color Run course? We would like to but given strollers come in all shapes and sizes and the course is "cross country like"... includes grass, gravel and some areas of uneven terrain we are erroring on the side of caution and unable to accomodate any strollers at the event... that is outside of those that want to spectate!

Is the Color Run timed? This years event is not timed. Its has been measured to 5K by a USATF Course measurer but not certified. Timing the event will be discussed in context of the 2018 event based on 2017 particpant commments. The main reason for not  scoring the color run is to ensure the course flows without issue. If the course is set and no changes are required after this year's event confidence is high that the event will be timed next year. That said, please come out and let us know what you think of the course! We think its a keeper!

Do I need to wear anything special for the color run? Old clothes, not your Sunday best is suggested. The temperature in early October is generally in the high 50s. We suggest dressing for the temperature of the day covering up as much as possible. We also would recommend wearing some form of protective eyewear. Those that frequent color runs know that the color pouder, although harmless can make its way to your face and potentially your eyes. Like a boy or girls scout "be prepared" to cover up when at a color station. The color throws will be in full effect and your safety is of the utmost importance first and foremost. Knowing that you are informed, be safe and by all means have fun!


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