The Color Up 5K™ will be held on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 9 a.m. at Myers Park & Event Center in McKinney.

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Get ready for Color Up McKinney. Start your colorful adventure dressed in pristine white. Experience an incredible 5K course through Myers Park in McKinney with four Color Zones, Painters and Magical Pixie Dust. Run it, walk it, skip it, just don’t miss it. You’ll look like a bananaberry as you cross the finish line and head on over to the biggest Color Party in Texas.

Start times at 9 a.m., 9:10 a.m., 9:20 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.

Registration fee is $45.

The McKinney Education Foundation is the benefiting charity for this event, a non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire students and teachers in McKinney ISD towards excellence in education. $5 from each registration will directly benefit MEF.

Color Up 5K is a unique color themed race that celebrates fitness, friends, fun and giving back to local communities. It’s a Color Party™ with a purpose.

Choose to sign up as an individual or with your Color Squad team. Invite your friends to join your team during registration.

Start in white and get "colored up" during the race. There is no age limit for the Color Up 5K. If you can cover the 3-mile course (running, jogging, walking) then you can join in on the fun. Strollers are welcome and children in strollers are free. If they run or walk, they will need to register and have a race bib. This is not a timed race. Run, walk or skip. Wear sunglasses or other glasses or goggles. We recommend covering cameras/phones with plastic wrap if you plan on getting shots right in the midst of the color.

Call the MEF office if you are interested in volunteering or have questions – 469-302-6313.

For more information, visit colorup5k.com/mckinney.php.