SHANGHAI Zoo is hosting a “color run” on October 18 in which participants will be doused in various colors of flour and asked to imitate the movements of animals. Now iDEALShanghai provides 10 free admissions for 5 readers who could bring a friend each to the hot event. Click Join above to take part in and the result will come out on 16 October.
The 5km run takes place within the zoo and runners will be provided white T-shirts, protective glasses and masks.
The course includes eight stops and runners will be showered with different colored flour at each one. The colors represent eight animals including flamingos, giraffes and macaws.
The event is limited to 600 runners and costs 100 yuan (US$16.12) per adult or 150 yuan for a parent with a child. Children need to be at least 1.3 meters tall and less than 18 years old.
Those interesting in participating can register at http://weibo.com/cnshzoo.
The Color Run was created and trademarked by American event producer Travis Snyder, who bills it as "the happiest 5 kilometers on the planet."