Get ready because the most colorful and fun-filled day to hit the city is happening this weekend!  Come out and participate in a worthwhile cause, benefiting the American Cancer Society.  It's the annual Lake Charles Color Vibe 5K Run 2017.  Gather your family, friends and co-workers to enjoy an amazing 5K, where you'll be blasted with color at every station.

It all happens this weekend at the Lake Charles Civic Center on Saturday March 11, 2017. Join in on the fun as hundreds of people converge on the Lake City for the most colorful way to help a good cause ever.  Below is the schedule of events:

Check-In Day is Friday March 10 - Check-in is always the day before the event, at 8 a.m. at the Lake Charles Civic Center.  Everyone is urged to come Friday, because this is an easy way to avoid standing in line on race day. Plus there will be a ton of merchandise on sale to help you get your color swag on!  Friday extra color packets and awesome Color Vibe gear like shirts, tutus, bandannas, hats, and much more will be sold!  So come out and buy some really cool gear to run in, or keep as a souvenir.

Please note - Check-In Day payments will be accepted in the form of cash or credit cards. For this years complete event itinerary and guide, click here.

Race Day is Saturday March 11:

Late Check-In : 6:30 a.m. - 7:50 a.m.

Zumba Warm-up at 7:30 a.m.

Start Time Window : 8 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

Finish Line & Dance Party : 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

This event will take place rain or shine.  

Kids are welcome to participate as well!  In fact children ages 1 - 12 years old (up to 2 kids), get a FREE registration Friday on Check-In Day, with a paid adult.  A small processing fee will still apply, however kids will receive a race bib and color pack to enjoy. Youth size T-shirts will be available for purchase as well.  Please keep in mind admission for kids on Race Day, will be $10.

Spots are filling up fast so sign-up online today, at www.thecolorvibe.com.  This is an event everyone has to do at least once.  So if you've never participated in the 5K like this, here's your chance to have a blast!  Besides after you get all tagged up with color, you can take some of the coolest selfie's ever!  Join us for the Color Vibe 5K Run this Saturday!