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HomeTrust Bank Superhero Race

Sat October 13, 2018
Donate to Family Promise
Location: Roanoke, VA US 24014 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Walk Only, Obstacle Course
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Additional race information can be found at http://familypromiseroanoke.org/news-and-events/superhero-race/.

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Rivers Edge Sports Complex, 210 Reserve Ave.
Roanoke, VA US 24014

We regret that due to the extensive flooding in Roanoke, the Superhero Race 5K and Little Heroes Fun Run 2018 are CANCELLED. Those of you who pre-registered will soon receive an email explaining your options. 


KAPOW! BAM! WOW! Don your capes and be Superheroes for homeless families! HomeTrust Bank presents the 6th annual Superhero Race, a family and dog friendly event in conjunction with Roanoke’s GO Outside Festival. The 5K Runners will having timing chips, but walkers, dogs, strollers, wheelchairs, and kids are all welcome. There’s also a fun run for Little Heroes (ages up to 10) that has them leaping tall buildings and dodging kryptonite! There will be costume prizes for adults, kids, and dogs – just one reason the Superhero Race was voted Best of the Blue Ridge Costumed Event 2017 by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine readers! Stick around after the race for more outdoor adventures at the GO Outside Festival! Money raised during the Superhero Race will go to Family Promise of Greater Roanoke, whose mission is to empower homeless families with children to achieve sustainable independence through a community-based response.

Prizes will be awarded for:
First male and female overall 5K finishers;
First male and female age group finishers (13 and younger, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and older);
Best adult superhero costume - Overall;
Best youth superhero costume - Overall;
Most Creative adult superhero costume;
Most Creative youth superhero costume;
Best Classic adult superhero costume;
Best Classic youth superhero costume;
Best Team Theme;
Best Dog Superhero Costume

Free race t-shirts and dog bandanas with your registration!

The Superhero 5K route starts at Rivers Edge, crosses the pedestrian bridge to Wiley Drive; follows the Roanoke River Greenway to past Piedmont Park and doubles back to cross the pedestrian bridge and end at the festival site behind the stage. 

PARTICIPANTS MUST PARK IN THE FREE PARKING GARAGE ON RESERVE AVENUE! Give yourselves time to get to the race site. Volunteers will direct you. 

The race will be cancelled in case of inclement weather with dangerous winds, flooding, and/or lightning.

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