Color Fun 5k

This special race has become a true highlight of the Ellsworth area’s community calendar and we were thrilled to have it back this year!  If you missed it, not to worry. We will be working on the 2023 calendar over the winter and look forward to having everyone back!

Proceeds from the Color Fun 5k go to DEHI programs.

Planning is already in progress for the 2023 Color Fun 5k Run!

SAVE THE DATE! – MAY 20, 2023!

Registration is now open to run or walk in the upcoming Color Fun 5K. Click on the link below to register. 

Downeast Horizons is happy to announce its Annual Color Fun 5K!!

Come dressed as far as your imagination will take you!! Gather your family and friends and start planning your group costumes!

All pre-registered race participants will receive a race packet containing a t-shirt, protective sunglasses, color powder packet, temporary tattoos & stickers while supplies last.

**All registration fees are non-refundable

Pre-Race Party 8:45am at Start/Finish Line, Race begins at 9am
Prize given to 1st Female & Male to finish 18 & older
Prize given to 1st Female & Male to finish 17 & younger
Prize given to Best Individual Costume
Prize given to Best Group Costume

**First 25 kids ages 12 and under $15.00** Sponsored by Technology Solutions



Window Packet Pickup @ 77 Union St, Ellsworth, ME

Wed May 17, 2023 PRE-REGISTERED AND NEW participants- 11am-4pm
Thur May 18, 2023 PRE-REGISTERED AND NEW participants- 11am to 4pm
Fri May 19, 2023 PRE-REGISTERED AND NEW participants- 11am to 5pm
Sat May 20, 2023 LAST CALL FOR REGISTRATION 7am-8:00am


Start from Downeast Horizons parking lot
· Left onto Tweedie Lane
· Left onto Union St. at Stop Sign
· Left onto Maddocks Ave.
· Continue on Maddocks Ave. to Main St.
· Right onto Main St continue to McDonald Ave.
· Right onto McDonald Ave. continue to Union St.
· Left onto Union St. continue to Bayview Ave.
· Right onto Bayview Ave. continue to Park St.
· Right onto Park St. continue to Parcher St.
· Left onto Parcher St continue to Paved Path
· Right onto Paved Path continue to American Ave.
· Right onto American Ave continue through roundabout
· Stay Left onto Maddocks Ave Ext.
· Continue through roundabout on Maddocks Ave Ext.
· Continue out Maddocks Ave Ext. turn left onto Union St.
· Right onto Tweedie Lane for Finish Line

Channel 2 Coverage of the 2022 Color Fun 5K 

Preparing for the Color Fun 5K

Preparing for the Color Fun 5K

This morning Program participants and their staff of the Ellsworth Day program helped fill bottles with color powder to get ready for our upcoming Color Fun 5K! Everyone had a great time and we appreciate everyone who helped! [gallery...

Thank you to the 2023 Color Fun 5k Sponsors!