Holi Run iPhonography

This past weekend, I joined 10,000 Madrileños (and fellow wannabe Madrileños) for the first ever Holi Run in Spain.

Just like the Color Run in The States, the Holi Run is a 5K run/walk which features a different color station full of powdered paint at the end of each kilometer.

I had expected to do much more running than walking, but everyone's main focus is on the paint rather than speed -- which is more fun anyway!

By the end, we had multicolored hair, teeth, tongues, clothes and shoes. I wore my iPhone in my armband to take some pictures and video and I still can't get the orange powder out of the cracks.

Overall, it was a great time. I got a little exercise, made some new friends, and picked up tips for the next Color/Holi Run:
  • Sunglasses or goggles
  • Crazy costumes
  • GoPro camera
  • Before/after pictures
  • Save your bag of color for the end-of-race celebration!

photo by Alexandra

photo by Jenn

photo by Alexandra

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  1. Awesome, Kels! Looks like fun :)

    1. Thanks Alisa, it WAS fun! I hope all is well with you! Any travel plans for the near future?