Alerts left arrow right arrow   

5K Run Scam - "Color Mile 5k" or "Color 5 Mile"

Comments  +
5K Run Scam - "Color Mile 5k" or "Color 5 Mile"

The website "," which is promoting the 5-Mile run called "Color Mile 5k" or "Color 5 Mile" is a scam according to the Better Business Bureau, the Bangor Maine Police Department and other law enforcement agencies. The scam is taking place across the United States and people are be warned not to register for the bogus event, because the scammers will take their money and run. According to the Bangor Maine Police Department, there is no permit for the COLOR 5 Mile event, which the website claims will take place on June 27, 2015 in Bangor, Maine.

The Fake "Color 5 Mile" Website

Color 5 Mile Website

Law enforcement agencies in other states have warned the public not to sign up for the fake event. The Better Business Bureau is asking people who have already signed up, to give them a call.

The City of Fayetteville has published the following information:

Color-5-Mile Race Is Not Permitted

(Fayetteville, N.C.) – The City of Fayetteville would like to let residents know that an advertised race will not be taking place on Saturday. The Color-5-Mile is not a permitted event by the City of Fayetteville and will not occur. Permits for such events are required and one was neither requested nor received for this event. Residents are encouraged to not sign-up for the event, which is advertised as starting at City Hall. The City of Fayetteville is not sponsoring, nor has it sanctioned the race.

Please share with us what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Also, check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any.

Remember to forward malicious or phishing email messages to us at the following email address:

Comments, Questions and Reviews

Comment(Total: 0)

Write a Comment, Review, or ask a Question or scroll down to view comments, reviews and questions made by others.

Would you recommend this article to a friend or family member?
Yes (0) No (0)   

Submit Comment Write Your Comment, Question or Review

Write your comment, question or review in the box below to share what you know or to get answers. Please revisit after an hour or more to view reponses or answers to you questions.
All comments, questions or reviews will be examined for derogatory or indecent statements, spam or malicous code, before they are posted on this website.

More for you:
Warning! JavaScript is turned off or disabled! Some features on this website will not work.