Colour Run 2023

Inspired by the Hindu festival of Holi, the Colour Run is a fun 3km event (3 x 1km laps) which sees you get covered in colourful powder paint as you run, jog, skip or walk around the route! It's all about having fun, being active and is a great opportunity to make new friends!

Event Details

This event took place on Sunday 1 October 2023.

Who can take part?

This event is for students, staff, alumniand our wider community; for participants under the age of 18 years, a consent form must be completed and submitted in advance of attending.

You don't need to be a runner to join the fun! The Colour Run is a fun and inclusive event, for all abilities.

What's included with your entry ticket:

  • A #WeAreBristol white t-shirt
  • A pair of snazzy glasses
  • Food

Our student Activators, as well as staff from Sport, Exercise and Health, will be on hand at the event to answer any questions you may have about every type of activity you can get involved in, during your time at BristolWe are so excited and hope that you are too!

Take a look at the powder paint being thrown at the 2022 Colour Run. For more information you can read our FAQs

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