CASA of Delaware and Chester Counties Superhero 5K Run/Walk & Kids Race

Sun April 26, 2020 Directions
Events

5K

9:00AM EDT

Kids Race

8:55AM EDT
Superhero 5k Cancelled due to COVID-19

Hello CASA 5K Supporters,

We wanted to take a moment to say thank you for being a supporter of our Annual Superhero 5K Run/Walk. During these unprecedented times, we are sad to inform you that this year’s 5K is canceled due to the coronavirus.

As you can imagine, we at CASA are actively working to meet the needs of the children we serve every day, especially during this crisis. As we rely on our annual 5K to raise funds for our yearly budget, we’d like to ask you to donate your registration this year. If you have not yet registered for the 5k, we’d like to ask you to consider donating the cost of registration by clicking the link below.

While we can’t convene for our Superhero 5K next month, all of our CASA staff and advocates are busy being Superheroes during this time of crisis for all of the children and youth that we serve.  We’re using video conferencing apps to connect with all of our CASA kids weekly to maintain some sense of consistency and stability for them, assessing their safety and any needs or challenges that they and their caregivers are facing in the wake of the COVID-19.

During this time, CASA has been able to ensure that the basic needs of children, families, and youth are met by providing gift cards for food, transportation, diapers, wipes, formula, cleaning products, and electronic devices for remote learning activities. 

At CASA, we rely on our annual 5K for needed funds for our yearly budget, the donation of your registration cost will help us provide critical services at this even more critical time in all of our lives. Your donation will directly impact the work we are doing to ensure the kids we serve are staying safe and protected during this pandemic.

Click the link to make a donation. https://delcocasa.org/support-us/donate-now 

Although we are not able to meet at Ridley Creek State Park on Sunday, April 26th, we will be hosting a virtual 5K that day on social media.  Please join us as we take to the streets and sidewalks near our homes, to walk or run!  We hope you bought or made those superhero costumes in anticipation of our event because we are hosting an online costume contest with prizes! Follow us on Facebook @CASAYouthAdvocates for more details. 

We are wishing you safety and health – and we look forward to seeing you at our next CASA event!

Here Are Your Options:

You understand that events are expensive, even when cancelled, and you want us to keep your registration fees to help cover our costs. We deeply appreciate your generosity and look forward to seeing you at an event soon.

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.

Place
Picnic Area #17
Description

The Superhero 5k run/walk benefits Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) serving Delaware and Chester Counties. CASA is a non-profit organization that provides court-appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children with a belief that all children deserve safe, nurturing, and permanent homes.

Location:        Ridley Creek State Park, 1023 Sycamore Mills Rd, Media, PA 19063 (Pavilion 17)

Awards:          Top overall male/female race finishers, overall age group winners, and top 1-3 sponsors

Entry:              Before April 23:  $30 for Adults, $15 for Children 7-17 (children 6 & under FREE)

                       After April 23, & Day of Race: $40 for Adults, $20 for Children 7-17 (children 6 & under FREE)

Amenities:      Each registrant receives a t-shirt, refreshments, water stations, prizes, etc.

Race Results:     Race will be professionally timed by the Bryn Mawr Racing Co.; Results will be found at        http://www.brynmawrracing.com

Questions:            Contact: Jacquona Blackwell jblackwell@delcocasa.org or 610-565-2208

* Kids Race Starts at 9 am. The 5K will start immediately after the Kids Race.* 

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