1-800-SWEEPER Blog

Mar 27, 2015

Street Sweeping Service for Color Runs

Category:

Color Me Rad Sweeping1-800-SWEEPER partners receive some unusual street sweeping service requests.  From  Mardis Gras and NASCAR races to hurricane cleanup and high profile photo shoots, 1-800-SWEEPER partners come to the rescue on a daily basis, cleaning challenging messes.  One of the more complex (and interesting) specialty cleanups our partners perform is street sweeping for color runs.  During a color run, racers are doused with dyed cornstarch as they make their way along the race route.  Color runs are a great twist on the traditional 5K road race for the athletes, but the cleanup work presents some unique challenges: dust control and minimizing stains on paved surfaces.   Spring is right around the corner and the racing season will heat up soon, so this post shares some lessons our partners have learned while street sweeping for color runs.

Read more