On 29 April 2017 we want you to join us for the region’s most exciting and messy run...
Dash down to Rother Valley Country Park for Colour Dash 2017, guaranteed to be a day filled with plenty of messy fun and laughs all for a good cause. Run, walk, jog, hop, skip or jump your way through the 5 colour stations... you'll start the race clean and finish showered head to toe in colour.
What are you waiting for? Grab your running shoes, friends, family and colleagues and get ready for a day to remember.
Free car parking on the day is now offered with all ticket purchases, saving £5.00 per car.
Tickets go on sale from 10 May 2016 with ticket sales closing on 29 March 2017 at 1.00pm. We will be unable to make additional sales after this date so ensure that you get signed up nice and early. The event has been a sell out for the last 3 years, and we are limited to 3500 places so ensure you don't miss out. Once we have reached capacity, ticket sales will close. Keep an eye on our social media sites as we will be updating these when the event is starting to fill up!
Early Bird prices are available until 10 June 2016 at 1.00pm, so grab yourselves a place at 2016 prices!
Which ticket do I purchase?
By signing up to Colour Dash 2016 you’re making a difference to local children who rely on Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, your support helps in so many ways and you're guaranteed a day to remember for a great cause. Your ticket also includes free parking on the day at Rother Valley.
Adult’s tickets (aged 16 and over)
Adult dashers will pay just £18.00 for a place.
Children’s tickets (aged 5-15)
Junior Dashers will pay £9.50 for a place. If your little one decides they’d like to raise sponsorship too that’s great. We would recommend that children aged under 12 would need to be accompanied by a participating adult.
All mini-dashers can enter free of charge! They will however need to still register so we can ensure they are included in the final numbers for the event. Under 5's need to be accompanied by a participating adult.
Team tickets (minimum 8 adults)
If you’re a group of friends, family or colleagues and would like to sign up to Colour Dash 2017 as a team you will pay just £15 per person. If you are not able to book your team at the same time, please contact our office on 01909 517365 to register your team name and our Colour Dash team will then take individual payments at the team pice.
Family tickets – 2x adults, 2x children (15 or under)
If you’re a family of dashers please opt for our family ticket of just £49 saving you £5!
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes you will need to bring your printed ticket to the event. We will be scanning people in on arrival and issuing you with participant wristbands at the event. Without your printed ticket we will be unable to provide yo with your wristband and you will be unable to participate and claim your finishers' medal.
Are there different starting times?
No, there is one run for everyone to enjoy together. All we ask is that on the day you place yourself in the best starting position, depending on how you plan to participate, e.g. runners, joggers, walkers. This will ensure that the start will run as smoothly as possible.
Can I bring my dog?
Dogs are allowed at the venue, however we are unable to allow dogs to participate in the run itself. If you are bringing your dog you must ensure that they are kept on a lead at all times, and please clean up after them.
Can children run unaccompanied?
For health and safety requirements, we are unable to allow a child under 5 to run without being accompanied by a participating adult. It is our recommendation that all children aged under 12 are accompanied by a participating adult.
Where can I leave my valuables?
We are unable to offer secure storage for valuable items, therefore we would recommend locking these safely in your car prior to the run.
Is it wheelchair and pushchair friendly?
Yes, our event is accessible for all. Please bear in mind, your wheelchair/pushchair will be covered in the paint powder and we cannot be held responsible for any damage that may be caused.
Can I bring my own paint?
No, the paint used at this event is bio-degradable and specially developed for this type of event. There will be bags of paint available for sale on the day so you can start getting colourful before the run!
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Yes, if you are unable to take part, then we would be happy for someone to join us on your behalf. Simply give us a call to advise us of their name and contact details so we can ensure that they receive any important information about the day.
What is the refund policy?
Your ticket purchase is non-refundable, however if you are no long able to take part we are happy for someone to come along in your place. You would need to let us know the change of details.
Will merchandise be available?
Yes this will be available on our website a little closer to the event date, and also to purchase on the day. Keep an eye out for your email updates and we will let you know when this is available.