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Emmjay and Emmlet II

Emmjay and Emmlet II – Before the Run

Story by Emmjay, Photography by Ms Phoebe and Ms Bridie

Last Sunday, the Pig’s Arms Humorous Runners hit the road, joined by a few strangers and a couple of trusty pals in the Swisse Color (sic) 5 km run.  Twenty thousand others tagged along, raising $200,000 for Children’s Heart Disease Research – HeartKids.

A Bit Less than Half of the Starters - the start line is that arch in the middle of the horizon

A Bit Less than Half of the Starters – the start line is that arch in the middle of the horizon

Beginning its Australian tour in Melbourne in November 2012, The Swisse Color Run in Sydney was next up as it continues on its national tour, to include Brisbane, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Newcastle and Canberra.

At each kilometre point, runners were able to accept or reject (why be there ?) the advances of teams hurling brightly coloured powders at previously pristine T-shirts and their occupants, culminating in several huge crowd throws at the finish line.

Emmlet II - After

Emmlet II – After

Emmjay After

And it ended like this:

During

Image Borrowed from the Color Run Facebook Page

Adults behaving like Children – It was Great Fun !    Image Borrowed from the Color Run Facebook Page