Around 20,000 people took part in the second edition of the Paris Color Run in April 19, 2015, that left both the runners and the city itself doused in pinks, blues, and greens. Benoit Tessier, Reuters photographer reveals a spectacular series, at the foot of Eiffel tower, where people, hands up in the air, have celebrated the end of the race.
The first The Color Run was held in Phoenix (USA) in January 2012.
This year, there are around 53 US cities who organized the event with over 600 000 participants overall.
In 2013, The Color Run ™ is more than 100 events and 1 million participants! In 2014, it was 250 events and 2 million Color Runners!
This year, The Color Run ™ therefore returned to Europe with events in Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, the UK and again in France with more dates!
Here stunning images captured during the Run Color sporting event held April 19, 2015 in Paris. For every kilometer traveled, colored powder was projected on participants, plunging the crowd in a feast of colors. Benoit Tessier, Reuters photographer, delivers spectacular images at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, where thousands of participants, arms raised, celebrated the end of the race.
Paris Drenched In Colours of the Rainbow for “World’s Happiest Run”: