If it Ain’t Sold Out until 8/21/2014

San Diego

Saturday, August 23rd 2014

Qualcomm Stadium

9449 Friars Rd
San Diego, California

Wave TimeAvailability
9:00 AMAvailable
9:20 AM Available
This Event has Ended

about color me rad

If you're allergic to the metric system, corn starch, or unbridled joy, you'd probably be more comfortable watching Matlock than at the starting blocks of this color-filled 5k. 

But if you're itching for a great time and not from a bad case of diaper rash, Color Me Rad is the run for you.

By intelligent design or evolution, man was meant to run for one thing and one thing only: to stay alive. Pamplona was the first real race organized for what running should be: running from stuff that's going to kill, gore, or maim you.

Luckily, we've evolved to where we only hunt for attractive potential mates, we only gather for extreme couponing, and we only run to benefit charities and our cardiovascular system.

So quit lollygagging and join us for the race that's been ruining all other 5Ks since 2012 at Color Me Rad.

Color Me Rad: gluten-free running since 2012 (all previous years were full of gluten).

packet pick-up info

Sports Authority Mission Valley
8550 Rio San Diego Dr
San Diego, CA 92108

Friday, August 22nd
11 AM - 7 PM

Anyone (runner or not) can pick up your race packet for you as long as you have signed the waiver. If you still need to sign, you can sign electronically by logging in HERE. You can also select “Waiver” at the bottom of this page, select your race, print a waiver, sign it, and bring it to packet pick up.




Photos will be available a few days
after the race.



San Diego Marriott Mission Valley is offering Color Me Rad 5K participants a rate of $129/night + tax for the dates of August 22 - 24

To make reservations online click HERE

To make reservations over the phone please call:
Reservations Toll Free: 877-622-3056

Reservations Local Phone: 619-692-3800

San Diego Marriott Mission Valley
8757 Rio San Diego Drive
San Diego, CA 92108, US



Description Fee Deadline
Get it Cheap$25.006/13/2014
Early Bird Registration$30.007/11/2014
Regular Registration$35.008/1/2014
Late Registration$40.008/15/2014
If it Ain’t Sold Out$45.008/21/2014


Start Time Availability
9:00 AMAvailable
9:20 AM Available


Please go here and register as a volunteer for free!

Typically we have volunteer shifts on the Thursday, Friday and Saturday of race week. Volunteers need to be 16 and older please.

National Charity Partner

Feed One
Two Free Color Bombs

Color Me Rad has partnered with feedONE to provide meals for hungry children around the world, but we need your help! When you register for your rad run, rzzegister to become a feedONE supporter. feedONE will send you online fundraising tools and you can help fight child hunger. $10 feeds a hungry child for a month; every dollar you can help raise will make a huge difference.

Local Charity Partner

Special Olympics Southern California is a nonprofit organization that empowers individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition. It is one of 52 Chapters within the United States and part of Special Olympics, Inc., which serves 3 million athletes in 180 countries worldwide.

The mission of Special Olympics Southern California is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Our vision is to provide sports and training programs for any individual with intellectual disabilities who chooses to participate, thereby improving their lives and the lives of everyone they touch.


Course Map