SAFFT Foster Your Color Craze 5K Gainesville

Sat April 18 - Mon April 20 Gainesville, GA 30501 US Directions RaceJoy Ready

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


SAFFT Office
430 Prior St SE
Gainesville, GA US 30501


We apologize for any inconvenience, but this event is being re-scheduled to April 18, 2020.  Any questions, please email  Thank you!


Come out to Gainesville and join SAFFT a second time around to Foster Your Color Craze 5K!  Participants will get doused with different colors of powder along the course.  So get ready & bring your family, friends, and anyone else that wants to show off their colors, support SAFFT and have a great time!

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Entry Fee & Registration


Regular: now - April17...$30

Race Day...$35

Kids 10 & Under 

Regular: now - April 17...$17

Race Day...$20

Kids 10 & Under (NO Shirt/Bib Packet)FREE

Virtual 5K

Regular Price: now - April 16..$30

RACE FOR Fund Raise for SAFFT and when you reach $250, your registration will be refunded back to you!

Early Packet Pickup


Save time race morning, come grab a bite to eat or take out and drop your receipts in the bucket for SAFFT!
Friday, April 17th from 4PM - 8PM @
Moe's Southwest Grill
333 Shallowford Rd
Gainesville, GA 30504

Event Beneficiary


All proceeds will benefit SAFFT.  

SAFFT is Supporting Adoption & Foster Families Together.  

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that protects children, rebuilds families, and empowers caregivers!  We provide integrated services to children who have been abused or neglected and support their caregivers.  Our services include supervised visitation in a safe, nurturing environment; parenting skills training; family therapy; a resource closet for foster parents; athletic and extracurricular activity scholarships; and one-time, emergency assistance to caregivers to support children entering foster care or transitioning back to their biological parents.

Awards & Goodies

Awesome race shirts guaranteed to all participants registered by 4/12, afterwards they're available while supplies last

We Have Awards As follows: 

  • Overall M/F
  • Overall Masters M/F
  • Overall Grand Masters M/F
  • Overall Senior Masters M/F
  • Top 3 in all regular 5 Year age groups (10 & under - 75+)


We're in North Georgia, and there's not much that anyone can call flat & fast.  This one is a super spectator friendly course! :)

It's a color run and we'll be starting and finishing at the SAFFT office, so everyone is guaranteed to have a great time!

Click for course map

Groups & Teams

Grab your family, friends, and co-workers and participate as a team…you can score a great discount, and nothing will replace the additional fun.

If you come out with a bunch of your friends...We've got some great discounts for you too.

5+...$2.50 off

11+…$3.75 off

21+…$5 off

51+…$6.25 off

100+…$7.50 off

Donate & Fund Raise

Did you know? All race and fundraising proceeds go to SAFFT. 

How you can maximize your support:

Register and run with us!

Invite friends and family to join you!

If you can't make it, sign up for the Virtual Run!

Make a donation when you register!

Create your own pledge page!

Virtual Race

Can't make it to the event...Still want to support the cause...No Problem!

The Virtual Race Is For You!
Here's how it works:

  1. Register for the Virtual division & Start Training
  2. The day before the race you'll receive instructions & a link to submit your race time
  3. Submit your race time by end of race day
  4. The Monday after the race, results (Virtual Runner division) will be posted online
  5. Monday after the race you'll receive an email with a link to the results & any pictures.
  6. Monday after the race we'll package up all the T-shirts & medals and put them in the mail.

Click Here to Enter Your Virtual Time

Five Star Turkey Trots & Championship

All participants will automatically qualify for FREE entry into one of our 2020 Five Star Turkey Trots. 

Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the  Championships to be held on Jan 5, 2021. The number of spots available  is based on the total registration...see event website for details.

Event Schedule

July 14            12:00 AM - Price increase

April 12         11:59 PM  - Deadline to register to guarantee your shirt 

April 18         7:00 AM - Race Day Registration & Check In Opens

April 18        8:00 AM  - 5K Starts

Event Courtesy & Refund Policy

Our events are designed to be fun and for the entire family. With that in mind, any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor,  exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct or interfering with the positive,  competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.  

All registrations are final...We're sorry, but there are no refunds, transfers, or deferments.


Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the SAFFT Foster Your Color Craze 5K Gainesville.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To



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