Thousands of participants came out to the Color Run in downtown Baton Rouge, Saturday, April 20, 2013. Participants are splashed with a different powdered color at each checkpoint along the 5K route. The Color Run is a for profit organization that holds a 5K event in different cities around the world, pairing with local charities. In 2012, The Color Run’s website estimates donations of more than $600,000 to local charities with a goal of more than 1 million for 2013. In Baton Rouge, the event paired with the local charity, Louisiana Runs.