Tag: Green Bay Color Run 5K

Color Run coverage

It was a gorgeous Sunday for hosting the Color Run yesterday. More than 3,700 runners attended the biggest Color Run in Wisconsin so far this year, according to Student Life’s Grant Winslow. Besides the usual financial benefit to UWGB Student Organizations, 20 cases of water were donated to the Campus Cupboard and 195 concrete blocks […]

UW-Green Bay adds ‘Tropicolor’ to its fall splendor, hosts Color Run

UW-Green Bay Color Run 2016

It was a gorgeous Sunday (Oct. 2, 2016) for hosting the Color Run. More than 3,700 participants ran, walked and laughed their way through the best-attended Color Run in Wisconsin so far this year. Besides the usual financial benefit to UWGB student organizations, 20 cases of water were donated to the Campus Cupboard and 195 […]

Color Run lot closures – avoid ticketing and towing

This from Public Safety: The Color Run returns to campus this Sunday at 10 a.m. with around 5,000 registrants. The Studio Arts lot and Wood Hall lot will officially close for the weekend at 6 p.m. Friday and reopen after the festival grounds are cleared on Sunday afternoon. To avoid parking tickets or towing, students […]

An extraordinarily colorful way to experience UW-Green Bay

Totals are in: 7,400 runners and walkers registered for The Color Run at UW-Green Bay this weekend. The Color Run and campus organizers send their appreciation along to UW-Green Bay Police and more than 200 volunteers who helped make the event run smoothly. The event raises more than $7,000 for student scholarships (of which at least $1,000 will be designated for the Public Safety Scholarship), while introducing thousands of people to our beautiful campus during peak fall colors.

Details on Sunday’s ‘Color Run’ and parking lot closing

The Color Run returns to campus this Sunday (Oct. 5) at 10 a.m. with 6,600 participants already pre-registered. On-site registration and packet pickup will be available all day Saturday and between 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday.  Load-in will begin on Friday afternoon with some supplies being dropped off at the Weidner Center and the Studio […]

Fun run, lasting vibe: Student paper devotes bright center spread to Color Run 5K

The good vibe from Sunday’s (Sept. 29) Color Run 5K has lasted all week at UW-Green Bay, where our own Fourth Estate student newspaper devoted a very colorful Thursday (Oct. 2) center spread to the event. With 7,000 participants, plenty of students and alumni and ample social media buzz, the fun just couldn’t be contained […]

Lasting ‘Color': Good vibe from fun run remains

The good vibe from Sunday’s (Sept. 29) Color Run 5K just keeps coming on the campus of UW-Green Bay, where students, alumni and other participants say the event was a success — and they’ll be back. The Fourth Estate, UW-Green Bay’s student newspaper, devoted a very colorful center spread to the event in its Thursday […]

Photos from a colorful day for running at UW-Green Bay

More than 7,000 runners and walkers sprinted and strolled through the 3.1 miles course that highlighted UW-Green Bay’s central campus— past Studio Arts, Residence Life, Kress Center, Mary Ann Cofrin Hall, Cofrin Library, Lab Sciences, Wood Hall and the Weidner Center. Each “wing” of campus had a color station with volunteers sprinkling the colored food-grade […]

7,000 plus participated in the ‘Happiest 5K on the Planet’

Final tallies are still forthcoming, but it’s estimated that close to 10,000 people enjoyed the beautiful fall day at UW-Green Bay, Sunday, September 29, as part of The Color Run festivities. More than 7,000 runners and walkers sprinted and strolled through the 3.1 miles course that highlighted UW-Green Bay’s interior — past Studio Arts, Residence Life, Kress Center, Mary Ann Cofrin Hall, Cofrin Library, Lab Sciences, Wood Hall and the Weidner Center.