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In-Person

5K

8:30AM EST
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Fun Run

9:30AM EST
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.fivestarntp.com/races/CASA-Superhero-5K-Run%2FWalk.

Place
Academy Sports
320 Peachtree Pkwy
Cumming, GA US 30041
Description

Come be a SUPERHERO for foster children who need YOU!

Join us for a Superhero 5K Run/Walk that will benefit CASA of Forsyth on Saturday, February 26th @ Academy Sports in Cumming GA.

Run for a great cause and come out for a great time!  All participants will receive an awesome Tech Shirt & we'll have Awards to the top 3 Overall M/F, Top 3 Overall Masters M/F, Overall Grand Master M/F, Overall Senior Grand Master M/F, and the top 3 in all the usual Age Groups, plus a few more.

If you can't make it race morning, we've got a virtual option available too (within the continental US)! Virtual package will start shipping out 2/28/22.

So don't wait and sign up today! 

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Beneficiary

All Donations from this event will benefit CASA of Forsyth County believes all children need a Hero, but the foster children we serve need Superheroes! Come join us for the CASA Superhero 5k and/or Superhero Fun Run and be a foster child’s Superhero!

We are a non-profit 501(c)3 that trains community volunteers, just like YOU, to be the voice for abused and neglected children in foster care.  For more information about our CASA program please visit our website: https://forsythcountycasa.org/

Entry Fee & Registration

Preview Pricing (through 11/14/2021):

  • 5K:  $25
  • Fun Run:  $10 (no shirt)
  • Virtual 5K:  $30

Regular Registration (11/15/2022 - 2/25/2022):

  • 5K:  $30
  • Fun Run:  $10 (no shirt)
  • Virtual 5K:  $30 (virtual registration closes 2/24/22)

Race Day Registration:

  • 5K:  $35
  • Fun Run:  $10 (no shirt)

*Race shirts are guaranteed with registration through 2/20/22  After 2/20, shirts & sizes will be available while supplies last.

All virtual shirts will start shipping out 2/28/22.

Packet Pickup Information
Early Packet Pickup - 

We encourage you to come to early packet pickup.  Don't wait in line race morning!

Date:  Friday, 2/25

Time:  3pm - 7pm

Location:  Academy Sports @The Collection at Forsyth, 320 Peachtree Pkwy, Cumming, GA 30041  Tel: (678) 455-3320

 

 

Race Day Packet Pickup

Check in opens at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, February 26, but remember race start time is 8:30 a.m. sharp!

 

Virtual Running- How it works & link for time submission

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?

Still want to participate or support the cause and have a shot at an award? Or, maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet...I want one!"  Then, the virtual race is for you.  Run when & where you want, just submit your time by end of Race Day.  We'll ship out virtual packages the Monday after event date! *Shipping available for continental US only.

New to Virtual Running?  Here's how it works:

Step 1

Get excited, grab some friends & pups to join you!  Sign up, and register for the Superhero Virtual 5K!

Step 2

Download your Custom Digital Bib!  Hydrate, grab your family or friends and get ready to get moving!

Step 3

Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want.   Please remember to social distance & be safe!

Step 4

HAVE FUN!~

Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route, and use the hashtag #Superhero5K #fivestarrunning

Step 5

Submit your results directly on RunSignUp.com through your Profile or registration.

You can submit your race time HERE on the Virtual Results page anytime from 2/20/22, through end of day 2/26/22.

Step 6

View your Virtual Results HERE Monday after the Event Date.  

Awards & Goodies

All 5K participants registered on or by February 20th are guaranteed an awesome tech shirt!  Upgrade to a triblend shirt or triblend hoodie during registration.

 5K Awards as follows:

  • Overall M/F
  • Overall Master's M/F
  • Overall Grand Masters M/F
  • Overall Senior Masters M/F
  • Top 3 in 5 Year age groups (10 & Under - 75+)

Special Awards:

  • Best-dressed race participant
  • Best-dressed pet
Course & Timing

   

Awesome certified 5K course that's spectator friendly!  

Click here for course map

All participants are encouraged to bring their own hydration on course (i.e. water bottle, handheld, vest, etc.).  To limit contact there will be no water station.  Water will be provided at the finish.

Groups & Teams

Organize a CASA Superhero Team!  Grab your friends, co-workers, neighbors or family and participate as a Superhero Team.  Teams of 5 or more receive discounts off their registration for the 5K or virtual 5K.

  • 5+:       $2.50 off
  • 11+:    $3.75 off
  • 21+:    $5.00 off
  • 51+:    $6.25 off
  • 100+:  $7.50 off

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Questions about groups & teams...contact our team Coordinator

Donate & Fundraise

All Donations and fundraising dollars go CASA of Forsyth.  CASA is a non-profit 501(c)3 that trains community volunteers, just like YOU, to be the voice for abused and neglected children in foster care

Ways to support CASA of Forsyth:

  1. Come out and participate on race day
  2. Grab your friends to participate on Race Day
  3. Participate in the Virtual Run if you can't make it
  4. Make a donation when you register
  5. Create your own pledge page when you register and share it on social media
Five Star Turkey Trot & Championships
This is one of your first chances to qualify for (1) free entry into our Turkey Trot & also to qualify for our Championship 5K/10K!

 

All participants will automatically qualify for (1) FREE entry into one of the 2022 Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trots. See event website
 

Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the Championships held in January 2023. The number of spots available is based on the total registration.  See event website

Event Courtesy & Refund Policy

Our events are designed to be fun for the entire family. With that in mind; any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike
conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.

All registrations are final. There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.

Event will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel for the safety of the participants...there are no refunds in this case.

Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.

No COVID-19 Refunds.  If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided.  The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.

Event Schedule

February 20        Last day to register to guarantee your shirt size

February 25       3 PM - 7 PM  Early Packet Pickup @ Academy Sports, The Collection at Forsyth, 320 Peachtree Pkwy, Cumming, GA 30041  Tel: (678) 455-3320

February 26       7:30 AM  Check-in & Race Day registration opens

                           8:30 AM  Race START

                           9:30 AM  Fun Run START

RaceJoy

Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Superhero 5K Run/Walk benefitting CASA.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.

Send-a-Cheer

  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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