Superhero Walk & Run for Children's Mental Health

Fri June 7, 2019 Buffalo, NY US 14216 Directions
Every kid needs a hero, but our kids need a superhero!
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Events

5k Run

$25 6:30PM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

1.8 mile Walk

$20 6:40PM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

Post Race Party ONLY (non-running & non-walking participants)

$20 7:00PM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
Description

Shed your mild-mannered alter ego to make a meaningful impact, improving mental health for kids in Western New York. Your superpowers will lead you through a 5k race or 1.8 mile walk, and a super post-race party fit for a hero! While you're having a blast, you'll be raising critically needed funds to help children get the support they need to face the mental health challenges they face each day. 

One in five children live with a mental health diagnosis. But with your superpowers we will break the stigma surrounding mental health, encourage compassionate conversations, and celebrate those who have overcome giant obstacles.

Register today as an individual, or sign up your family, company, civic group, or team of friends. Together you can fundraise to the finish line with every dollar going to fund mentoring and advocacy programs for children with mental health challenges. 

And your superpowers will not go unnoticed! Medals for race winners, prizes for best costumers, and super special superhero treatment for Five-Star Superheroes raising $500 or more.

Place
Saint George Orthodox Church
2 Nottingham Terrace
Buffalo, NY US 14216
RACE DAY EVENTS INCLUDE:
  • 5K race inside beautiful Delaware Park
  • 1.8-mile wellness walk (walking course on cinder path in the park)
  • Family friendly after-party with costume contest
  • Prizes for runners and top fundraisers
  • Awesome music
  • Food and drink
  • Beer tent
  • Kid’s activities
  • Fun photography with The Superhero Alliance of WNY!
BECOME A FUNDRAISER

You are the superhero our kids need!

We at Superhero Central have one more task for you: invite family and friends to join in your quest to improve the lives of kids living with mental health challenges. Share your fundraising page on social media, encourage colleagues to dress up like their favorite hero for a day, or host a super raffle for lunch with the boss... every dollar raised will help bring kids the friendship and advocacy that is proven to make their lives better.

Become a Five-Star Superhero by raising $500 or more and you'll receive super special superhero treatment at the Superhero Walk & Run on June 7. Stay tuned, our super friends and sponsors are helping us to line up some great prizes just for you!

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AWARDS & FUNDRAISING INCENTIVES

1. TOP overall male 5k finisher
Trophy and $100 CASH PRIZE

2. TOP overall female 5K finisher
Trophy and $100 CASH PRIZE

3. Top three male and female 5K finishers in each five-year age group
(14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, and 80+)
Medals

4. Top Fundraising Adult
Prize details to be announced soon

5. Top Fundraising Youth (Age 17 and under)
Prize details to be announced soon

6. Top Overall Fundraising Team
Buffalo Bisons Suite (date TBD)

7. Top 10 Individual Fundraisers
Will be invited to MHA Benefactor Reception in the Spring, and Compeer Carnival in the Fall, and acknowledged for their contributions

8. Top Fundraising Teams in each size category

  • 4 to 10 team members
  • 11 to 25 team members
  • 26 to 50 team members
  • 51 to 99 team members
  • 100+ team members

9. Other ways to win

  • Five-Star Superhero Alliance - Raise $500+ to receive super special superhero treatment on race day
  • Other prizes and raffles as they are announced leading up to the race.

*Prizes for top overall 5K finishers will be awarded on race day during the award ceremony at the music tent. Winners of fundraising contests will be contacted after the event, once all donations have been tallied. We'll send an email with top fundraiser category winners by June 15th.

Race Contact Info

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Sponsors
BECOME A SPONSOR

Become a Superhero Sponsor!

Click here to download our corporate partnerships package

Sponsorship opportunities begin at $500.

Sponsorships include complimentary registration, logo placement on tee-shirts and signage around event, exhibit or vendor table in Exhibitor's Row, and admission to unique events hosted by Mental Health Advocates and Compeer.

Sponsorship benefits vary by level. See corporate partnerships package for details. 

Superhero Night at Sahlen Field with the Buffalo Bisons

Heroes love baseball!

Bisons Superhero Night
Saturday, August 17 @ 6:05
Tickets just $14
Click here to purchase tickets

Join us at Sahlen Field on Saturday, August 17 when the Buffalo Bisons take on the Durham Bulls on Superhero Night!  Interact with Superhero characters in the concourse and follow the script throughout the game as the story line unfolds.  Purchase your ticket using the link below and a portion of your ticket purchase will support the Superhero Walk & Run for Children's Mental Health. 

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