: Kyiv holds Colour Run 2016 (video, photos)

18:15 Jun. 5, 2016

Kyiv holds Colour Run 2016 (video, photos)

Kyiv holds Colour Run 2016 (UNIAN Photo)

Even animals took part in the races 

More than 1,500 people lined up in Ukraine's capital for Kyiv Colour Run 2016, on June 6.

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Athletes and amateurs, including both adults and children, took part in three- and six-kilometre races, while spectators 'unexpectedly' covered participants with colourful powders.

When the races were over, 200 runners took part in a patriotic flash mob - they simultaneously tossed up blue and yellow powders, which are Ukraine's national colours.

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