For Kids' Sake Superhero 5K Virtual Edition

Virtual Race: For Kids' Sake Superhero 5K Virtual Edition
Sat September 26 - Sun October 4

The 10th Annual Superhero 5K has gone virtual! You will still be able to register online, get your team together, fundraise for the kids, win awards, and break out your best superhero costume. The biggest difference - you can now run or walk anywhere in the galaxy!

Superheroes save lives, which is exactly what you do when you participate in this race. All proceeds benefit orphans and students in Bangladesh. Your $20 registration fee alone guarantees you a t-shirt, and is enough to feed 28 kids a nutritious meal. Be a true Superhero, and fundraise for the kids here!

How it Works

Step 1. Register to run/walk the virtual Superhero 5K, and invite your friends to join!

Step 2. Sign up to start fundraising for the kids! Clicking here.

Step 3. Run/walk the 5K any time between Sept. 26 - Oct. 4 on any course of your choosing. A 5K route will be marked with route signs in Carbondale, IL. Don't forget to wear your trusty Superhero cape!

Step 4. Submit your time to be added to the Superhero 5K results leaderboard. Post a picture of your run to Facebook or Instagram using #superhero5K

Step 5. Rest easy knowing you made a difference in the lives of kids in Bangladesh.

Questions? Visit or call 618-529-5044

Register & Get Your T-Shirt

Registration Fee: Adults $20, Kids $15 (17 & under)
Register by Sunday, Sept. 13 to receive your t-shirt by race week  
Race packet pick-up: Friday, Sept. 25, 5-7pm, at the LIFE Community Center, 2500 W. Sunset Drive, Carbondale, IL OR shipping available
Register between Sept. 14 - Oct. 4 & receive your t-shirt after Race Week. Second race packet pick up will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 14.
All proceeds benefit orphans and students in Bangladesh.

2020 T-Shirt Design

Be a real life superhero by donating and/or fundraising for the kids. Creating a fundraising page takes minutes, and it's an opportunity for you to save lives in Bangladesh. All money raised will go toward providing essential services for kids in Bangladesh like covering their daily meals, clean water, shelter, clothing, education and medical care. Raise $300+ to support a kid for 6 months & take home a pair of For Kids’ Sake joggers. Your fundraising efforts matter now more than ever. Click here or below to download the Fundraising Guide.

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

Win Prizes!

The Route

You can run/walk anywhere in the galaxy! However, this 5K route in Carbondale, IL will be marked with physical route signs including the starting line and finish line. Feel free to use this route during Race Week to guarantee you're running the 5K distance.

Start & Finish Line are at the LIFE Community Center: 2500 W. Sunset Dr, Carbondale, IL 62901 (Sunset is closed East of the LIFE Center due to construction)

Detour to get to LIFE Center - Coming from Carbondale: Go west on Route 13, turn left on Old Highway 13, left on N. Parrish Lane, left on Sunset Drive, go through the barricades, and the LIFE Community Center will be on your left. Free parking available.

Virtual race Contact Info
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