Color Run paints St. Louis ‘happy’

This story originally appeared on RealTime/STL.

Hundreds of runners participated in Saturday’s Color Run, a 5K “paint race” that raise money for the St. Louis chapter of Autism Speaks.

Known as the Happy Race, runners are showered with colored powder at stations along the route of the untimed race.

Several runners shared photos on Twitter and Instagram. Here’s a look at the brightly colored results.