Stars, Stripes and Splatter- a 5K Color Race
Saturday July 4, 2015
Join us Saturday July 4 for Stars, Stripes and Splatter- A 5k Color Race! This is a color run style event with six color stations featuring patriotic colors.
The 3.1 mile course will start at Jazz Live Field on the grounds of Grand Traverse Resort and Spa and loop back to the start area, with a portion of the race taking place on Lautner Road. The race will be followed by an after party with refreshments and a spray down area.
Start Time: 10:00 am
Race Entrance Fee: $20
Entrance fee includes race registration, cotton T-shirt, sunglasses and patriotic swag.
A prize will be awarded for the Best Dressed Runner!
July 5, 9:00-9:30am at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa- Jazz Live Field
Day of Race Registration:
9:00-9:30am at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa- Jazz Live Field
- This is a Fun Run and will not be chip timed.
- This is not a closed course. Headphones are discouraged.
- No pets please.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the The Stars Stripes and Splatters 5k?
It is a 3.1 mile race that is self-timed. It is child friendly for all ages.
Where will the race start?
The race will be starting at the white tent on the resort property.
The 5k boundaries will be marked with flags to show runners where to go.
What am I getting splattered with?
Along the path, there will be 6 stations where the patrons will be getting splattered with patriotic colors. This corn starch is food grade and non-harmful to a person’s skin and we will have a rinsing station for the runners to use after their big finish.
What should I wear?
This race is to celebrate Americas Independence! You should wear patriotic clothing to represent the USA! We will have some patriotic accessories at your packet pick up station for you to deck yourself out in red white and blue.
Where do I register?
Registration will end July 3rd at 10:00 pm. Patrons may register online here: https://events.bytepro.net/starsstripessplatter. You may also register at the health club desk located in the resort near the Spa.
How much does it cost?
The registration fee will cost $20.00 per person. This includes a T-Shirt with the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa logo, a pair of sunglasses, as well as patriotic accessories, and refreshments following the race.
Is the race timed?
The race is not timed. Although, we will have stop watches that patrons are welcome to use at their leisure.
What if I have ADA needs?
If you have specific needs please contact the health club desk to make prior arrangements.
Will there be refunds due to weather?
Unfortunately, we will not be giving refunds if you choose not to run. In severe conditions the race will not continue.
Can I bring a camera?
Yes, you are more than welcome to take pictures of your patriotic experience. We do recommend using a disposable camera or a protective cover. The resort will also have a professional photographer to capture those awesome moments.
How do I get my shirt to stay colored?
Take the shirt home and spray it with vinegar then iron it. This will preserve the color in the shirt.
May I bring my pet?
Please, no pets allowed during this run.