Weather Cancellation Policies

Color Runners’ safety is the most important thing and if any of the threatening weather conditions listed below are present the day of the event, the event may be delayed or canceled.  When weather conditions or other physical conditions present a danger to participants, The Color Run officials maintain the right to cancel the event. Less threatening conditions may cause alterations of the course or the post event festival to ensure participant, volunteer, and community safety.

Threatening Weather Conditions

The Color Run may be canceled or delayed if any of the following weather conditions exist: Tornado Warning, Tornado Watch, Thunderstorm, “Heavy” Rain, other major weather condition—or a Zombie Apocalypse – you never know 🙂

Start of the Race / Cancellation of the Event

The start of the event may be delayed one hour from the posted start time if any of the above mentioned conditions exist. The event may then be canceled if any of the weather conditions persist: Tornado Warning, Tornado Watch or Thunderstorm.

Authority to Cancel the Event

The Race Director, in accordance with the city and the local law enforcement, has the authority to cancel the event.

Broadcast of Cancellation

If Event is canceled more than 24 hours prior to the start time: We will notify all participants by email.

If Event is canceled less than 24 hours before start time: We will notify all participants by email.  We will also send a text to all participants who agreed to receive notification text messages during the registration process.

If Event is canceled during the actual event, on-site notification will be posted if weather alert level is RED, ORANGE OR YELLOW on the scale below.

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