Photos: Color Run Baton Rouge

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Ashley Gaspard tosses handfuls of colored powder into the air as she runs through the pink zone of the Color Run 5k event in Baton Rouge on Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Paige Fore, center, runs through the pink zone of The Color Run 5k event in Baton Rouge Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- The Red Stick Roller Derby team douses runners as they enter the pink zone of The Color Run 5k event in Baton Rouge Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- The Red Stick Roller Derby team douses runners as they enter the pink zone of The Color Run 5k event in Baton Rouge Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Volunteer Kate Hamilton douses a runner with pink powder as he enters the pink zone of The Color Run 5k event in Baton Rouge Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Melissa Jarreau and others on the Red Stick Roller Derby team douse runners with colored powder as they enter the pink zone of The Color Run 5k event in Baton Rouge Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- A runner makes her way through the purple zone of The Color Run 5k event in Baton Rouge Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- A runner's head and face are covered with colored powders as he participates in The Color Run 5k event in Baton Rouge Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- The purple zone of The Color Run 5k event can be seen from a distance Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- John Cashio, 9, sprays runners with purple powder during The Color Run 5k event in Baton Rouge Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- The crowd simultaneously throws packets of colored powder into the air after finishing The Color Run 5k event in Baton Rouge Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Runners pass through the pink zone of The Color Run 5k event in Baton Rouge Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- The street is turned solid purple as runners are doused with purple powder during The Color Run 5k event in Baton Rouge Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Taylor Stockwell, 8, is doused with an extra large portion of purple powder during The Color Run 5k event in Baton Rouge Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- John Cashio, 9, douses runners with purple powder during The Color Run 5k event in Baton Rouge Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Anthony Buffington showers Blake Peliegrin with purple powder during The Color Run 5k event in Baton Rouge Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- John Cashio, 9, douses Mackenzie Root, 10, and her mother, Teri, with purple powder during The Color Run 5k event in Baton Rouge Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Runners dash through the purple zone of The Color Run 5k event in Baton Rouge Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Participants in The Color Run 5k event reach to grab packets of color thrown to them from a stage Saturday, April 20, 2013. About every 15 minutes the crowd was encouraged to toss their color packets simultaneously into the air.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Hundreds of The Color Run 5k participants fill an empty parking lot after their run for music and extra color throws from a stage Saturday, April 20, 2013. About every 15 minutes the crowd was encouraged to toss packets of colored powder simultaneously into the air.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Londyn Humphreys, 7, sits atop her father Chris's shoulders and enjoys sprays of colored powder at The Color Run 5k event in Baton Rouge Saturday, April 20, 2013.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Hundreds of The Color Run 5k participants toss packets of colored powder into the air on Saturday.

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