Color run events on hold in China after Taiwan blast

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Color Runs are races in which people compete over a distance of five kilometers, all while being showered by multi-hued powder. These events have experienced growing popularity in China since their introduction two years ago. But now the activity has been slapped with a nationwide suspension, in the wake of a massive explosion at a Taiwan water park that injured hundreds of people. Connor Gallagher filed this report.

Color run events on hold in China after Taiwan blast

Color run events on hold in China after Taiwan blast

Color Runs are races in which people compete over a distance of five kilometers, all while being showered by multi-hued powder. These events have experienced growing popularity in China since their introduction two years ago. But now the activity has been slapped with a nationwide suspension, in the wake of a massive explosion at a Taiwan water park that injured hundreds of people. Connor Gallagher filed this report.