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Gear Up and Get Ready for CM Challenge Laguna 2019!

The country’s biggest color fun run is at it again, this time bringing the epic experience in Color Manila Challenge Laguna 2019. Don’t miss out on this latest leg of a colorful and unique racecourse climbing, sliding, and jumping obstacles along your way to the finish line.


A Glimpse into Color Manila

Since 2012, Color Manila has been known for its colorful fun runs in the country. The company popularized Color Manila Run, a concept-type sports event series. Interestingly, the races aren’t only based in Manila as the name implies, but are also held in other locations such as Cavite, Clark, Taguig, Cebu, Davao City, and Laguna.

CM Challenge

Aside from its famous color bursts, which was inspired by India’s Holi Festival, each fun run is punctuated with a party set from the onsite CM Color Festival featuring the freshest dance beats.

CM challenge runner
Image by @Rey Borlaza via Shutterstock

Each runner or “challenger” can choose which among the fun run series they want to conquer. The running events include the non-competitive Classic Color Manila Run, the obstacle-filled CM Challenge race and the night-version Color Manila Blacklight Run. Not to miss too are the sparkly and shiny Color Manila Glitter Run and playful dress-up Color Manila Costume Run.

How to Get There

CM Challenge Laguna will take place at Greenfield City, Sta. Rosa Laguna on December 1, 2019.

What to Expect at CM Challenge Laguna

Everybody’s a winner CM Challenge Laguna 2019. More than just a splash of colors, the event is a celebration of diversity and community. It’s not a competition but rather an encouragement to all challengers, runners and non-runners, to have fun while running and conquering obstacles.

Obstacle race CM challenge

Apart from the inflatable slide, inflatable tire skip, military crawl obstacles, there are advanced obstacles included in partnership with the Pilipinas Obstacle Sports Federation (POSF). It is the country’s only legitimate and governing sports association for Obstacle Sports and Obstacle Course Racing.

CM challenge inflatable slide

In addition, in case of an emergency, there is an ambulance, stationed medic booth, and security personnel in the event. For health concerns such as asthma or other breathing problems, it’s advisable to consult with your doctor for clearance since this is a strenuous physical activity coupled with food-grade powder.

Hungry? Thirsty? There are food and drinks concessionaires at the event and several hydration stations in every race category. If you prefer to bring your own food and drinks with you, that’s also okay.

A friendly reminder though to clean as you go and throw your trash in trash bins. Several sponsors have booths set up so grab your chance to get your freebies.

Details and Registration

Challengers of CM Challenge can choose among the race distances of After choosing your preferred distance, its time to pick among the race kits of Deluxe, Trooper, and VIP and its inclusions.

Challengers should be aged 18 years old and above to join. But CM Challenge Laguna 2019 is a family-friendly event so you can register your kids for free.

Kids 8 and above need a guardian present for safety purposes. The run has three race distances of 3K, 5K, or 10K. Race kits come in three options of Deluxe, Trooper, and Superstar and its inclusions.

Race Kits

Deluxe Kit

  • Price: PHP 750
  • Inclusions: Color Manila singlet, sunglasses, finisher medal, race bib, color packet

Trooper Kit

  • Price: PHP 1,250
  • Inclusions: Color Manila singlet, sunglasses, finisher medal, race bib, color packet, drawstring bag, headwear

Superstar Kit

  • Price: PHP 1,500
  • Inclusions: Color Manila singlet, sunglasses, finisher medal, race bib, color packet, drawstring bag, headwear, 500 GC


Assembly Times

3K Distance

  • Assembly Time: 5:00 AM
  • Gun Start: 6:00 AM

5K Distance

  • Assembly Time: 4:30 AM
  • Gun Start: 5:30 AM

10K Distance

  • Assembly Time: 4:00 AM
  • Gun Start: 5:00 AM



The deadline for online registration is until November 30 or until there are available slots for your category and race kits for your chosen design and size.

There are several payment modes you can choose: Either pay via credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Discover, and Diners Club International), prepaid cards in select stores, or via SM Tickets counter nationwide.

Book through Traveloka below and get a discount for your desired race kit.

Book CM Challenge Laguna tickets here

Race Kit Claiming

You can claim your kit on the event day (December 1, 2019) at the Greenfield City grounds on the day of the event from 3:00 AM to 6:00 AM. Take note that a fee of P200 per ticket will apply for same-day claiming.

If you want to get your race kit in advance, you can claim it at Paseo De Sta. Rosa in front of Cafe Bretton on November 28 to 30 from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

For a more convenient option, a race kit delivery is available. You only have to pay a surcharge fee of P200 within Metro Manila while P300 outside the metro. Check out Color Manila’s website to avail of the options.


  • Don’t forget to bring your race kit or you will be unable to run the race route and to claim the finisher’s items without it.
  • Camera, phone, and gadgets are allowed on the race. Keep in mind that you are responsible for your belongings.
  • Keep note of your race distance assembly time and gun start.
  • Be prepared to get wet. A fire truck will spray water on all of the challengers to make the color powders stick.
  • Wear sunblock, eat right, drink lots of water, and enjoy the run!


Ready to race and have some fun? Bring your A game at this years CM Challenge in Laguna!

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