"The happiest 5K on the planet"

By WBNG News

December 6, 2013 Updated Dec 6, 2013 at 7:37 PM EDT

Town of Dickinson, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The "happiest 5k on the planet" is coming to Broome County.

The Color Run, founded in 2012, is designed to promote happiness and healthy lifestyle.

SUNY Broome announced that the college will host the run on April 6th.

The Color Run is also partnering with The Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier, which is the designated charity the event will benefit.

The Color Run lays claim to the first official "paint race." At each kilometer marker, runners will get splattered with different colors of paint.

The race is not timed and is open to all abilities.

Organizers say spots are filling up quickly so sign up now . Click Here