REACH OUT 5K COLOR RUN - Reaching out to Orphans across the world

Sat August 17, 2019 Gatlinburg, TN US 37738 Directions
1230 Mills Park Rd
Gatlinburg, TN US 37738

Come to the fourth annual REACH OUT 5K COLOR RUN - Reaching out to help Orphans across the world August 17th, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. This is a great 5K COLOR Run/Walk in the beautiful city of Gatlinburg. The course is an out and back course with gentle rolling hills. Start and finish will be at 1230 Mills Park Rd. The course will follow Mills Park Rd to Ogle Rd follow Ogle Rd to the end and return. We will also have a silent auction with lots of cool things to bid on.   So don't forget cash or your checkbook for the GREAT silent auction. Lots of area tickets/passes, overnight stays, gift certificates, and more!

The color is non toxic, there will be multiple color stations, so by the end you should be very colorful. The color can be bypassed for those that would like to remain clean. 

All proceeds will go to support an orphanage in Sulawesi. This orphanage is changing the lives of children. They are providing these kids with a home, love, school, and teaching them about Jesus. Jesus said, "Suffer the little children to come unto me..." He loves the children of the world. Do you? This orphanage is run by Bill and Lamoin Cunningham through Baptist International Outreach. 


The race registration is $30 for Adults and $20 for Kids up to age 17 which includes a race t-shirt and a swag bag. ALSO THERE IS A DISCOUNT FOR MILITARY FOLKS use coupon code MILITARY to recieve $10 off. Please register by August 10th to guarantee a t-shirt. This event is a great opportunity to Reach Out and help others while having a great time and getting some exercise.

Prizes: Trophies will be awarded to the top three overall male and female runners. The trophies are unique hand made pottery made by Fowler's Clay Works and the medals are unique wooden pieces made by Tim Weberding Woodworking. Medals will be awarded to the top male and female runners in each age division.


For More information please contact Amanda Perryman at or at 865-661-0685

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.




Is the Reach Out 5K Color Run safe?

The color powder used is all made in the USA, certified non-toxic and free of any heavy metals. Our bright colors are a combination of cornstarch, baking soda, and FD&C dyes. As with any substance, you want to keep it out of your eyes and our color throwers make sure to aim low as you pass by. Some runners/walkers opt to wear glasses or goggles for their eyes and use a bandana or dust mask for their mouths.

How is the color administered along the course?

 You will see a couple of smiling faces along the course whose main goal is to douse you in a colorful powder to ensure that you look like you ran through a beautiful rainbow by the time you cross the finish line. Our color throwers make sure to aim low as you pass by. The color can be bypassed for those who wish to remain clean.

Will the color ruin clothes or running shoes?

 The color does mostly wash out after the event. As with anything dirty, the sooner you wash it the better. We suggest wearing items that you wouldn’t mind getting colorful.

What should I wear?

WHITE, WHITE, WHITE to show the color better. The race t-shirts will be white with our logo on them. A lot of runners choose to wear the race t-shirt.

Do you have “cleaning stations” at the finish?

There will be a water hose available. However, you may want to bring a change of clothes or some towels for the insides of your car. It’s actually pretty fun to see people still colorful around town after the event. It’s like a badge of honor!

Are cameras and phones safe to have in the color zones?

To be totally safe, we always recommend covering cameras and phones with a protective dust wrap. Those colorful powder particles are sneaky and the Reach Out 5K Color run is not liable for any damage that might be done to your camera or phone.