Rainbow Nation

The Color Run is back, Cape Town!ljr7h4mff52rgtr7o3ktitnocljbqowf-n85o1sf7yq.jpegThe Happiest 5K on the Planet is back to paint The Mother City with the 2016 Rainbow Tour.

The Color Run™, happening at the Green Point Track on 12 November 2016, is one of the highlights on The Color Run South Africa’s calendar.

With tickets already almost sold out, the 2016 event looks set to be one of the biggest, brightest, and happiest in Cape Town for the year.

The Color Run is a five kilometre un-timed race in which thousands of participants, or “Color Runners”, are doused from head to toe in different colours at each kilometre. Founded in 2011 in the USA, The Color Run has grown to become the single largest event series in the world, touching over 200 cities around the globe and millions of Color Runners with joy and rainbows.



Mark your diaries:

When: 12 November 2016

Where: Green Point Track – 11 Fritz Sonnenberg Rd

Time: 14H00 for 15h00

 The Color Run is built on four principles: be happy, be healthy, be you, and give back to the community. This year, with the generous help of headline sponsor Capitec Bank, Parkview Primary School will be the recipient of money raised at the event. For every ticket sold, R10.00 will be donated to the school to help with the purchasing of much needed equipment.

“We have partnered with Adopt-A-School Foundation, which identifies, on our behalf, schools in need of assistance in each area where The Color Run holds an event,” says Capitec Bank’s head of communications, Charl Nel.

Heart FM, the city’s biggest radio station, is the official radio partner to The Color Run in Cape Town for the fourth consecutive year. Heart FM DJs will be on the decks to welcome Color Runners with awesome beats as the run gets under way.

Charity and school fundraising is a big part of The Color Run. Register your own school or charity on the Fun Raiser programme and raise money for every ticket sold under your unique Fun Raiser code.  To give back, contact The Color Run on hello@thecolorrun.co.za.

Tickets are available online from The Color Run website(http://thecolorrun.co.za) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/TheColorRunSouthAfrica). Individual ticket prices are R250 and R225 for groups of 4 or more. Manual entry points are listed on our website. Late entries, or tickets bought on the day are R300. Don’t forget, kids under the age of 10 run free.

Stay tuned to Heart FM updates on The Color Run.


Color Runners will each receive a race pack with includes a Rainbow Tour edition race T-Shirt, headband, bag of colour powder, temporary tattoos, and a race number.

Additionally, every Color Runner will receive a R200 coupon for use on the Superbalist.com app. Ts&Cs apply.


2 Lucky Readers have the chance of joining in the fun by entering this simple competition:

For a valid entry, simply follow me on twitter @S3ngel & @TheColorRunSA and tweet the following:

I wanna join The Color Run™ 2016 and show The World what a Rainbow Nation looks like with @TheColorRunSA & @S3ngel http://wp.me/p3Uk77-H4

Closing date for competition is Wednesday, 26 October 2016, the winners will be contacted via email or telephone and will each run away with 2 tickets to the 2016 Rainbow Tour.

Terms and conditions
– Winner will be selected via random draw.
– Judges decision is final.
– Prize cannot be exchanged for cash.
– Winner will be disqualified if they are unable to provide us with all requested information,      including an ID number.
-There is a limit of one entry per person.
– The competition is open to South African residents only.

Competition Closed

CONGRATULATIONS we have our winners 

@ShaneJeremy1 @IbtisaamDavids – Thank you all for entering #RainbowNation

About The Color Run

The Color Run is a feel-good, happy, colourful event. “Color Runners” of all shapes and sizes happily go from wearing pristine white clothing, to being covered in prismatic colour. At each kilometre mark, a different colour of powder fills the air and covers the participants, creating an ever-increasing spectrum of colour and beauty. At the finish line, the colour festival kicks off and the air is filled with millions of vivid colour combinations as participants get in on the colour throwing fun as well. For more information, go to www.thecolorrun.co.za or follow us on Facebook.

About Capitec Bank

Capitec Bank (JSE: CPI) is South Africa’s fastest growing full service retail bank. With 6.2 million active clients, R11.6 billion in equity and R53.9 billion in assets as of February 2015, Capitec Bank offers affordable, simplified and transparent banking with personalised service. Using innovative technology to drive down costs, increased accessibility and simplified, transparent client interactions, Capitec Bank’s Global One facility offers a range of transacting, saving and credit options accessed in real-time using paperless processes and the country’s first in-branch biometric client identification system. Capitec Bank was recently named South Africa’s best service and *best value bank in the South African Consumer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi), South Africa’s best priced bank in the Solidarity Report and the best customer service bank in the Ask Afrika Orange Index awards.

For further information on Capitec Bank visit www.capitecbank.co.za or follow Capitec on Facebook and Twitter

 About Heart FM

Heart FM is Cape Town’s Beat! The station broadcasts in the greater Western Cape region including Cape Town and surrounding areas the Drakenstein, West Coast, Swartland, Overberg and Overstrand. Heart FM listeners have strong family ties, are socially aware and committed to enjoying life to the full. Listeners are very brand conscious and are fiercely loyal to the Heart FM brand.

The station attracts more than 586 000 listeners weekly (RAMS 2015/2) with its mix of jazz, soul, pop, old school, house and disco – a perfect mix of old and new. Listeners are also spoilt for choice with intelligent talk and entertainment spanning across shows. Heart FM broadcasts in English and Afrikaans.



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