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2023 Color Classic 5K and Fun Run

The Oaklawn Color Classic is going to be colorful again this year! Runners and walkers will be doused in colored powder throughout the route. This event is an example of Oaklawn’s dedication to keeping the community healthy by encouraging individuals and families to foster healthy lifestyles. By hosting the Color Classic, Oaklawn hopes to promote fun and fitness and enjoyment of running or walking for all ages.

We are pleased that we are able to offer free entry into the 1-Mile Fun run for all students K- 5 who participate with our Youth Fitness Club program. Please check with your child’s gym teacher or school to see if they participate.

2023 Swag

Racers will receive:

  • Race T-shirt
  • Sunglasses
  • Neck Gaiter
  • Pint Glass (Grand River Brewery + Color Run)
  • Participation Medal
  • Race Day Specials at Grand River Brewery (Must show race bib. Deals include first beer for $1, free beverage for minors in commemorative cup, 1/2 off appetizers)

2023 Color Classic Details | Saturday, June 10th

Pre-Registration/Early Packet Pick-Up: Friday, June 9th from 4:00-7:00pm (Location: Hospital Lobby, 200 N. Madison St.)

Race Day Registration/Packet Pick-Up: 9:00am at Brooks Memorial Fountain 

5k Run and Walk: 10:00am

Mile Fun Run: 11:00am

After party at Grand River Brewery – Marshall beginning at 11am. Show your Color Run race bib and get 1/2 off appetizers and your first beer is $1. Free beverage for kids in a commemorative cup. Entertainment will be provided.

Cost for general public: $35

Cost for kids (ages 6-18): $20 (1-Mile Fun Run free for Youth Fitness Club participants at Gordon, Hughes, Walters, Harrington, Sonoma, and Mar Lee Elementaries)

Cost for kids (ages 5 and under): Free! *strollers allowed*

***Powder colors are made with high quality cornstarch, food dyes and baking soda. All materials are 100% FD&C and/or D&C approved.***



Oaklawn Marketing Department
(269) 789-3942


Fountain Circle
107 N. Kalamazoo Ave.
Marshall, 49068 United States
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(269) 789-8985