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By Peter J. Wallner


GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Grand Rapids is adding color to its fun runs and expects entrants to be happy about it, too.


The Color Run has included Grand Rapids as one of 40 locations to host the event on Aug. 5.


The Color Run, hosted by the West Michigan Sports Commission, has been called “the happiest 5K on the planet.” According to a press release, it is more about enjoying a colorful day with friends and family than speed.