Announcing The Color Run® "Miles for Meals" Movement

Stay happy and healthy this holiday season by adding color to your own 5k

Nov 18, 2015, 07:00 ET from The Color Run

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Color Run®, the largest 5k event series in the world, is excited to announce the Miles for Meals Movement, the first at home 5k produced by The Color Run.

Participants can experience the fun of coloring their own 5k run, between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, by running anytime, anywhere, with anyone. Color Runners can run with friends and family on the beach, in the mountains, on a treadmill, or wherever their heart desires. By registering for Miles for Meals, Color Runners commit to picking the time, place and participants for their run, and The Color Run commits to donating three meals to those in need this holiday season through local partnerships and food banks.

Participants can easily register for $15 per runner at

After registering, Color Runners will receive the official Participant Kit, including: T-Shirt, Finishers Medal, Multi-Colored Headband, Temporary Tattoos, and two color packets.

"Thousands participate in our events throughout the world, and now through our Miles for Meals Movement, even more can join," said Travis Snyder, founder of The Color Run. "Not only will friends, families, and co-workers enjoy encouraging each other to stay happy and healthy during the holidays, they will be giving back to their communities through our committed donations to feed those in need."

Participants can also enter to win a variety of contest prizes. Winners, from different categories will be announced weekly from Thanksgiving to New Year's Day. Color Runners can share their pictures and be entered into the contest by posting photos from their 5k using #Miles4Meals.

Since its inception in 2012, The Color Run has become a global phenomenon and in 2016, it continues to innovate the 5k paint race genre. With more than five million runners crossing its finish line since 2012, The Color Run caters to all fitness types – from first time runners to professional athletes. After sweeping across the United States in its first year with 53 events, The Color Run grew in 2015 hosting over 230 events in 39 countries across the world.

About The Color Run®
The Color Run is the largest event series in the world and the first of its kind. Founded in 2012, the number one goal of The Color Run is to produce the 'Happiest 5k on the Planet' giving participants an unforgettable experience. With no winners or official times, The Color Run celebrates healthiness, happiness, and individuality, helping participants achieve their fitness goals by providing a fun, un-intimidating running environment. To learn more about The Color Run, visit

The Color Run is a product of Bigsley™ Event House, a leading creator of experiential events including: The Color Run Night®, Electric Run®, and Soul Pose™.

The Color Run Contact:
Jamie Miller

The Summit Group Communications Contact:
Brittany Lesser

SOURCE The Color Run