UNM-Gallup Do or Dye Color Run...

  • Running : 5K Run / Walk :

Race Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017


Location: Do or Dye Color Run Start/Finish

Address: 213 W Aztec Ave,

City: Gallup

State/Terr: New Mexico

Zip: 87301

Country: USA


UNM-Gallup Do or Dye Color Run is a fundraising 5k fun run/walk, that will be held in Historic Downtown Gallup. Gallup is a fantastic place to begin your New Mexico adventure. Whether your interests lie in culture, history, sports and outdoor activities, shopping, or exploring the beauty of the Southwest, Gallup has it all!

The course will be loop course that will go through the town’s historic downtown area. The starting point will be on Aztec Ave in front of the City Plaza Courthouse Square, the finish line will be at the same place. As you make your way around downtown, you will go through 8 color stations, so you are sure to be covered by the end!

The proceeds for this event will go to UNM-Gallup then use the money to preserve Lion’s Hall. Lion’s Hall was one of the first buildings on UNM-Gallup’s campus, once the Hall is restored it will house Middle College High School.

The race is open to all ages! 6 and under is free they do not need a registration; they will however need a waiver signed the morning of the race by a parent or legal guardian. Please keep in mind that this is 3 miles long with powdered color being thrown, so the really young ones might have some difficulties with it and strollers are not allowed in the race. We are “DYEingly” excited for everyone to come get some color!

Event details and schedule

Race Packets - Each racer will get a t-shirt, headband, and individual color pack. Packets can be picked up starting May 5th until race day. Please pick up packets at the following:

UNM-Gallup Gym

705 Gurley Ave. Gallup, NM 87301

Friday May 5th

  • 8am - 5pm

Camille's Sidewalk Cafe

306 S 2nd St, Gallup, NM 87301

Friday night May 5th      

  • 6pm - 8 pm

Saturday May 6th

  • 1pm - 6 pm

When you arrive - met at the Courthouse Square by 8:45 am. Downtown Gallup has several parking lots and side road parking. 

If you have a child under 6 years old that wishing to participate parents will need to sign a waiver the day of the race at the registration table. Strollers/walkers will not be permitted on the course.

Participants will be given a white t-shirt and white bandanas in their packets we encourage you to wear them during the event that way it can be DYEnamite souvenir item. Wear items you don't mind getting color on because while most of the color will wash-out there may be remnants of color on the garments.

Bring your fun, exciting self because we will be about having fun while your proceeds go to a great cause.

If you have any questions email [email protected]

Other Info:

• 2017 race registration is open.

Registration Information.

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