Cape Town

Cape Town

  November 18  |  GET READY CT!  

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Come and join the fun at the A Track, Green Point!

Cape Town get excited because we're coming!

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The Superhero Tour is coming!

We have so many surprises in store for you! Grab your besties and spread the word because tickets will go fast!

We can’t wait to see you! Below is all the information you will need to be ready for race day. Grab your tutus, your friends, and your running shoes and we’ll see you at the start line!

For all ticketing queries please contact and for other issues please email

Event Address

The Green Point Track, 11 Fritz Sonneburg Road, CT

18 November @ 3pm.

Check-In Party

The Green Point Track, 11 Fritz Sonneburg Road, CT

16 & 17 November (10am – 7pm)

All registered Color Runners must collect their participation pack (this includes the official 2017 event shirt, headband, powder, temp’ tattoos and race number and more) before the event date.

We’ll have a full shop at the collection point selling all our awesome TCR goodies.

Remember to bring your ID as proof of your registration and the barcoded ticket / purchase receipt printed out or on your phone so we can scan you in.

Picking up for a friend?
Easy, just bring along all the barcoded tickets / confirmation email QR code either printed out on your phone so we can scan them. We’ll also need a copy of the ID of the person who bought the tickets (just in case there is an issue).

Start Window

All Color Runners get ready in the start chute at 2:45pm, start gun goes off at 3pm to start The Happiest 5km in the Mother City!

Each batch starts 3 minutes apart and you’ll head off in each batch with approximately 500 new friends. It takes 1-2 hours to run or walk the route and then into the festival zone where you will enjoy music from awesome DJ’s, local acts, best-dressed competitions, food and drink and you guessed it, more color!

Event Guide

Download your Runner Guide  packed with all the info, maps, hints, tips, special race day offers and goodies. 

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Course Map

Charity Highlight

The Color Run South Africa raised over R500,000 in 2016 for local causes and educational based initiatives in the areas we visit. In addition R10 from each ticket is donated via Capitec Bank to their educational uplift program.


Your Ticket includes
• Our retro 80’s headband ready for the 2017 awesomeness
• The all new 2017 Superhero Tour official runners t-shirt
• R150 coupon for emailed through to you with your tickets.
• Your very own bag of color powder to go wild with at our festival zone
• Temporary happy tattoo x 2
• Race number (and pins!)
• Entry to The Finish Festival and more!

Ticket Prices
• Solo Runner / Walker:  R270 per runner
• 4 – 10 Team Entry (pp):  R245 per runner in a team of 4+ people
• Supporter / Festival Ticket: R200 (non runners only)
• Late Entries / Race Day – All tix: R300
• Student Entry R200 (with valid student ID)

Kids Under 10 Run free! As long as they are accompanied by an adult**

*Excludes the online booking fees **T&Cs apply (free entry excludes Fun Pack, all children under 10 must be registered @ Race Pack Pick Up or on Race Day and display an official safety wristband with guardians contact details completed)

Ticket Purchase

Tickets can be bought online with a valid credit card or debit card via the ticketing page of this site from 8am, 22 August.

EFT Transfer:

Don’t want to purchase online? Not a problem! We’ve got you covered just follow the instructions and you can purchase offline via EFT / Bank Transfer or Bank Deposit and email. For EFT purchases and bank details please download these instructions.

For all ticketing issues and problems please contact our ticketing partner, TixSA, on

Manual Entries are closing Monday 13 November. 
Manual Entry points will open after the the Early Bird ticketing period and close Monday 13th November. Once collections are underway all tickets are available at the venue only.

Struggling to buy tickets online? Worried that with 85% of tickets sold already you’re not going to get to the #Happiest5k in CT this year? Need to pay with good ol’ Jonny Cash? You’re a student looking for your discounted tix?

Don’t worry, you don’t need to be a Superhero for this part!

You can now enter with our friends at Sportsmans Warehouse for Team, Solo, Free Kids under 10 and Student Runner registrations. So head down and get ready for our Superhero Tour 2017!

Cape Town Entries @ Sportsmans Warehouse:

– Canal Walk
– Tygervalley
– Sea Point
– Rondebosch
– Tokai

Limited secure parking will be provided @ the event. You’ll find all the parking information in your Runners Handbook which will be emailed to you in the lead up to the event.

Please contact us on if you require disabled parking or have other special needs in this regard.

Be a Water Warrior @ The Color Run Cape Town!

The Color Run is coming to the Mother City and we’re pumped up for the Happiest 5k! As we all know CT and the WC are struggling with the massive drought and water restrictions that are in place. As always, The Color Run is focused on community and this includes a conscious effort to ensure that the region only benefits from an influx of heroes. We’re looking to leave Cape Town cleaner than it found it – and it will be using ONLY non-potable water for cleaning, and only where absolutely necessary. Additionally, we have sourced and purchased non-potable water from accredited suppliers, who will be bringing water to the event from outside the effected areas.

We’ve got all all the hints and tips for you to make sure you’re water savvy at the #Happiest5K as well as a run down of all the measures we’ve currently got in place. We’ll also update here and on our Facebook page as we bring new measure into play closer to the event. We’re all in it together, so lets make sure we’re keeping calm, carrying on and doing good by our precious water supplies!

Find out all the information here

Win a trip to Paris!

Want to fly to The Color Run Paris with your bestie? Want to wrestle rainbows on under the Eiffel Tower?

Get ready to use your super human powers of social media awesome and enter our competition because you could be winging your way to France in 2018 thanks to your friendly neighbourhood Color Run. Not only that but you’ll obviously score the bragging rights as the Superhero of the year!

Simply use the #TCRHero and share the main The Color Run South Africa Facebook page (or the Facebook event page for the run you’re coming to) with your friends and stand a chance to win! We will be giving away a great The Color Run Merchandise hampers to 5 x lucky people before each and every event. Got to be in it to win it!

Find out all the information here

Other Q’s

If you have bought a Hyperli ticket then you need register online before the event to get your ticket. Individuals will need to fill out the online registration in order to register for the event
Go to out ticketing page or

Each ticket from Hyperli needs to be registered individually. 

• Select ‘1‘ from the “The Color Run EntryTicket”
• Click “register”
• Select your Delivery Option (there is an additional fee for “Print at Home”) – rather choose the receipt option @ no charge.
• Enter your VOUCHER CODE where it says “enter coupon code here…”
• When you see that the coupon code is accepted, click “Checkout”
• Enter in all of your details and finish the order.
• Please make sure that your email address is correct.

NOTE: Only one code per user per ticket. The system will not allow multiple codes or multiple tickets on one code.

Your coupons are sent via email to the address registered and will be included in the same message as your tickets. Your email will contain the coupon for your R150 spend @ EFT and manual entries can take 7 – 10 days to receive them. Coupons are emailed to the main purchasers email address, please check your spam and junk folders to see if it’s ended up there or if the main buyer is holding them! The same code can be used for all people in your booking. The codes are applied to purchases of R350 or more and you use these during the checkout process. Coupons are limited in numbers for each location and maximum redemption amounts are included on each coupon. One coupon per person applied on your first purchase. Further T&Cs apply, please contact for full details.

Did we say kids under 10 are free?

Did we also say only fully paid up runners get the full Runners Pack and that all free runners under 10 need to be registered at Race Pack Pick Up and display their official safety wristband completed with their name and their guardians contact details? Hit us up on Facebook or drop us a line on and we’ll get back to you asap. We’ll be posting FAQ’s here as we go along.

**There are limited free children allocation for this Cape Town event. All children MUST be registered at the time of adults booking their tickets. This can be done online, via EFT / email or at Manual Entry points (once open).**

Don’t forget to tell the world that you’re running the Superhero Tour by using #TheColorRunSA  #Happiest5K #TCRHERO on FB and Twitter!

WOW! I cannot wait until The Color Run comes back to my city. It was seriously the best day. My friends and I had a blast.
My favorite part was the party at the finish line that had super cool photo ops, live music and even free selfie printers! Thanks Capitec!
Can't wait to see what they have up their sleeves for this year. My friends and I had so much fun last year. We love TCR!
Super excited about the Superhero Tour. I'm running for my papa, he was a hero to me! I'll be raising fund for cancer research.
The Color Run is one of the funnest things my family and I have ever done. Very family friendly and totally awesome!