Colour explosion in blue at Mount Royal University's colourUblue event. © J. Ashley Nixon
Colour explosion in blue at Mount Royal University’s #colourUblue event, Calgary, Canada.
© J. Ashley Nixon

ColourUBlue

Calgary was coloured blue today.  A thousand or so Mount Royal University students picked up some nice new white t-shirts and headed off, running and walking around the Lincoln Park campus in the city’s original colour run. Before too long they encountered a barrage of water guns laden with blue paint. Then another. And another. Soon the shirts were Jackson Pollack-like, splattered and streaked.

An anthropologist goes bananas

Anthropologist Alex turns bananas at the #colourUblue event at Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada. © J. Ashley Nixon
Anthropologist Alex turns bananas at the #colourUblue event at Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada.
© J. Ashley Nixon

Anthropology student, Alex turned up in a banana suit. That went blue. He liked the colour explosion the best, at the end of the 5km trail. “The colours were flying in the air”, he said. “You couldn’t see anything with all the powder. It was great!” For his troubles, Alex and his team won the prize for the best dressed.

Who leads? Student and Cougar take up dancing at the #colourUblue event, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada. © J. Ashley Nixon
Who leads? Student and Cougar take up dancing at the #colourUblue event, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada.
© J. Ashley Nixon

For more photos from MRU’s #colourUblue event, please visit J. Ashley Nixon Photography

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