The 11th annual color Run is a wrap

Thank you to everyone who supported the event!

An impressive $31,673 was raised to support QPSF's Teacher Grant Program.



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!

Race Day

RACE DAY: Saturday, April 20, 2024

START TIME: Registration & packet pickup will be 8:00-9:00 am. The race starts at 9:00 am.

LOCATION: Quincy Senior High School (QHS)  |  3322 Maine Street in Quincy, IL.

We will have opening remarks beginning on stage at 8:45 a.m. followed by the race start. There will be an announcement of total funds raised and a big color throw to celebrate after the run, at approximately 10 a.m.

Packet Pickup

(And In-Person Registration)

Pickup your race packets, t-shirts, or register in-person!

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

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

Online Registration 

Online Registration is available through Thursday, April 18 until midnight. Don't worry, you can still register in-person if you miss the online deadline!

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.


Race participants can park at the high school, but THE 33RD ST & MAINE ST ENTRANCE IS CLOSED TO TRAFFIC. You may enter the high school parking lot from Maine St. in the entrance closer to 36th St. Additional parking is available in Baldwin parking lots and QHS parking lots near Baldwin, using Baldwin's 30th Street entrance. Parking is also available in the back of the high school, accessed from State St. or 36th St.

Please do not park in neighboring business’ lots.


Water and bananas are provided free to all race participants on race day.

We will also have a variety of other beverages, snacks, and even some Blue Devil swag available to purchase! Cash, credit, and checks accepted.


(The route will be clearly marked, but just in case you’re curious!)

Begin at QHS Parking Lot; West on Maine to 16th; Left on 16th to Jersey; Left on Jersey to East Ave; **Keep Right on East Ave to York**; Left on York; East on York to 23rd; Left on 23rd to Maine; Right on Maine; Return to QHS Parking Lot.


To stay up-to-date on weather related updates and other information, sign up to receive text messages and keep an eye on our QPS Foundation Facebook page for race day updates!


We're here to help! Click the button below to see our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us for more information!

Contact Information

Racheal Raleigh, Race Coordinator
Phone: (217) 228-7112


The Dream Big in Color Run is a dynamic fundraising effort organized by the Quincy Public Schools Foundation in partnership with Mr. Ben Dombroski, a dedicated teacher at QHS, and the QHS Leadership Class. Your participation directly fuels our teacher grants program, enriching the educational landscape at QPS and supporting the entire Quincy Public School District. Support our mission to empower educators and enhances student experiences!


Text "QPSF" to 44-321 on our mobile device to donate by text or click the button below to donate online!