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Runners take off from the starting line during the annual Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. The race raised money for Operation Warmheart.
Runners take off from the starting line during the annual Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. The race raised money for Operation Warmheart. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Runners take off from the starting line during the annual Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. The race raised money for Operation Warmheart.
Runners take off from the starting line during the annual Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. The race raised money for Operation Warmheart. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Runners take off from the starting line during the annual Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Nearly 400 people participated in the run.
Runners take off from the starting line during the annual Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Nearly 400 people participated in the run. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Participants run through the first color station during the Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.
Participants run through the first color station during the Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Participants run through colored powder during the annual Color Run 5K at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.
Participants run through colored powder during the annual Color Run 5K at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
A runner almost gets through a color station unscathed during the Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.
A runner almost gets through a color station unscathed during the Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Almost 400 participants race during the annual Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.
Almost 400 participants race during the annual Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Participants run through colored powder during the Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.
Participants run through colored powder during the Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Staff Sgt. Joe Fussell, from the 86th Civil Engineer Squadron, watches runners during the Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.
Staff Sgt. Joe Fussell, from the 86th Civil Engineer Squadron, watches runners during the Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Girls get a gift of colored powder on their heads during the annual Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.
Girls get a gift of colored powder on their heads during the annual Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
A dog shies away from a mist of colored powder during the Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.
A dog shies away from a mist of colored powder during the Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
A boy rolls through colored powder during the annual Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.
A boy rolls through colored powder during the annual Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
A girl makes her way through the American Forces Network Europe color station during the Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.
A girl makes her way through the American Forces Network Europe color station during the Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
A participant gets a bag of colored powder thrown on him during the Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.
A participant gets a bag of colored powder thrown on him during the Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Senior Airman Travis Somera gets a colored powder shower from Airman 1st Class Sean Hudson during the Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Somera is from the 86th Security Forces Squadron and Hudson is from American Forces Network Europe.
Senior Airman Travis Somera gets a colored powder shower from Airman 1st Class Sean Hudson during the Color Run at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Somera is from the 86th Security Forces Squadron and Hudson is from American Forces Network Europe. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Participants celebrate finishing the Color Run 5K at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.
Participants celebrate finishing the Color Run 5K at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — The Ramstein Air Force Sergeants Association and the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Detachment 4 booster club hosted the annual Color Run at Ramstein on Saturday.

Nearly 400 people ran the 5-kilometer race where volunteers shower runners with colored powder along the route.

A portion of the estimated $3,000 raised from the race's registration fees will be donated to Operation Warmheart, a nonprofit organization that distributes donations to servicemembers and their families.

keller.mike@stripes.com

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