If you'd told me I would be getting up at 7am on a Sunday to run around a field while being pelted with paint dust, I would have told you to go and do one. However, when Clinique invited The Pool to take part in their Run Or Dye 5K to support the Kiss it Better appeal, my arm was twisted. Especially when they mentioned there would be a slice of carrot cake at the finishing line and a chance to chat to Olympian and #DifferenceMaker ambassador Victoria Pendleton.
So, on Sunday 3rd July, in the glorious grounds of Penshurst Place, my fellow Poolers and I ran, jogged, walked (bit hungover) and slid (bit muddy) for the most colourful 40 minutes of our lives. There were dads in wigs, babies in tutus, dogs in tiny T-shirts, some banging house tunes and lots of paint. It was bonkers. And brilliant.
Here are the highlights: