Advertisement

Runners enjoy explosions of colour during charity race

Thousands of runners ended up covered head to toe in bright colours as they took part in a 5 kilometre charity "colour run" in London.

Runners take part in The Color Run in Wembley. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The untimed race at Wembley was the first of six such events taking place around the UK this summer.

Runners take part in The Color Run in Wembley. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The runners are subjected to colour explosions of powder made from cornstarch throughout the course of what its organisers call the "happiest 5k on the planet."

Runners take part in The Color Run in Wembley. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire