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Dream Big in Color Logo

Join us for the most colorful run in western Illinois!
All proceeds benefit Quincy Public Schools

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Registration for the QPS Foundation's 11th Annual  DREAM BIG in Color 5K Fun Run is now open! Join us on Saturday, April 20, for the most colorful fundraiser in the Quincy area! It is sure to leave you feeling seven shades of happiness! 100% of proceeds from this Family Friendly event benefit Quincy Public Schools. So make a big color splash with your friends and family while supporting a great cause.

This 5K untimed race has been created for colorful, fun families in support of the Quincy Public Schools. Multiple colors of biodegradable, food-grade powder will be tossed for you and your friends to enjoy throughout the race. This race is family friendly and fun for all ages. Family discounts available. 

Now even more family-friendly!
Registration for youth from ages four to 18 is only $15 before April 5th. Bring the whole family to enjoy the fun for a discounted rate!

Event and activities are subject to weather conditions. The race will be held rain or shine. No refunds will be given in the event of cancelation due to severe weather or other circumstances beyond our control. All proceeds benefit the Quincy Public Schools.


Ages 0-3


Children ages 0-3 participate for FREE!

Please note that race t-shirts are not available for this age group.


Ages 4-18



Youth registrants ages 4-18 years old receive a discounted price of $15 through early-bird pricing. After early-bird pricing is a discounted price of $20.


Ages 19+



Adult registrant pricing is $30 through early-bird pricing. After early-bird pricing is $40.


Groups of 4+

40% Discount

Groups of 4 or more that register together will receive a 40% discount on registration! To do so, just add 4 or more to your registration and the discount will be automatically applied!

Early-Bird Pricing

Early-bird registration pricing is available through Friday, April 5. Early-bird pricing is only $15 for youth registrants and $30 for adults. After-early bird pricing is $20 for youth registrants and $40 for adults.

Early-Bird Pricing Countdown


Online Registration 

Online Registration is available through Thursday, April 18.

In-Person Registration

You can still register for the race if you missed online registration. In-person registration is available during packet pickup on Friday, April 19, and before the race on Saturday, April 20.

**Please note that t-shirt sizes are not guaranteed for those who registered after the April 5 early bird deadline.

Packet Pickup & In-Person Registration

Quincy Senior High School Gymnasium
3322 Maine Street  | Quincy, IL

Friday, April 19th  •  3:00 - 6:00pm
Saturday, April 20th  •  8:00 - 9:00am

Race Day

The race will begin and end at the Quincy Senior High School and will start at 9:00 am on Saturday, April 20, 2024. 

Parking is available at Quincy High School and Baldwin Elementary parking lots.

Contact Information

We're here to help if you have any questions!

Racheal Raleigh, Race Coordinator
Phone: (217) 228-7112
Email: raleigra@qps.org