CANCELLED - Beginners2Runners Colour Run

In association with Maplesden Noakes School

Running Running
Date 27 Apr 2019 11:00
Category Fun Run
Length 5K
HQ The Maplesden Noakes School Buckland Road Maidstone Kent ME16 0TJ map
Start date has passed

With regret we need to announce that the Colour Run based at Maplestone Noakes school has been cancelled. Unfortunately, the uptake from the students was very low and we could not guarantee the quality of the event would be in line with what our members would expect from attending a Beginners2Runners event.

An email will be sent to all entrants and a full refund will be issued within 7 working days. We apologise for the disappointment this will cause.

Please don’t despair, the Woodland Run is back for its 5th year on May 12th, just a few weeks after the colour run was planned, so why not join us for this one instead? For full details and how to enter please click here

Should you wish to discuss the colour run or have any questions regarding the event cancellation please feel free to email



New to the B2R calendar and in association with Maplesden Noakes School this April we will be holding our first ever Beginners2Runners Colour Run. This 5K fun run will take place in the grounds of the school but is also open to staff and students of both Maplesden Noakes and Maidstone Grammar School for Girls and B2R members as well as their friends and family. 

This race will be a great day out and also feature a start and finish village with a festival feel. The route is a traffic free route suitable for all and can be run or walked depending on your fitness level. With our colour stations en-route to keep you nice and bright this is a race not to be missed!

Colour Run Facts


This race is open to everyone aged 5 and over (those 5-14 years must run with an adult, maximum of 2 children per adult), Beginners2Runners and people who have never heard of Beginners2Runners alike. Unfortunately we are unable to accept entries from children under 5 years. 

Adults (18 years and over) - £20

Child (15 - 17 years) - £15

Adult and 1 Child (5 - 14 years) - £30

Adult and 2 Children (5 - 14 years) - £40


5K around the school grounds, multi terrain through the fields and surrounding land. There will be colour stations en-route and we have exclusive access to this Woodland thanks to Maplesden Noakes School and Maidstone Grammar School for Girls. 


Saturday 27th April 2019

Race starts at 11:00 but Race HQ will be open between 08:00 and 09:45 


Parking will be located within the school grounds but is limited so please car share where possible. There will be Marshall’s directing traffic when you arrive, please only park where they advise.

You will be supported during the race by our team of professional marshalls from EVOS, the Beginners2Runners events team and marshalls from Maplesden Noakes School.

While the powder paint used in non-toxic is can cause slight irritation to the eyes in some people, while it is not mandatory we would recommend you wear goggles or sunglasses. Breathing in small amounts of the powder is unlikely to be harmful, if you have any breathing issues such as asthma we would recommend you wear a bandana to avoid inhalation. The powder safety information will be available on the day if further information is required.

Each entrant will receive a t-shirt and paint packet at the beginning of the race and a medal at the end of the race! There will be toilets and a festival at the start/finish line where extra paint packets and refreshments will be available to buy.

We look forward to seeing you there!