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We are excited to offer the third annual HERO House 5K run and walk! Take a step for mental health and Run Like a HERO to benefit HERO House NW and Clubhouse programs. Run or walk IN PERSON on Saturday, September 10, 9 AM at Redmond Municipal Park on the scenic Sammamish River Trail.
For those not yet comfortable running in person, you can sign up for our virtual event, and run or walk on a route in your neighborhood, wherever you are in the world!
Runners Swag for the in-person event includes a runner bag, sticker, pen, canteen bottle and vendor coupons. Race performance shirts are available for $15 and can be purchased during registration or separately.
Shirt sizes not guaranteed after August 10. If signing up for virtual, sign up before September 4th to guarantee your package arrives in time.
The HERO House 5K is our largest fundraiser of the year, we welcome any and all donations which will go to help people living with serious mental illness thrive through meaningful community and work opportunities. There will be opportunities to make donations during the registration process. Thank you!
This 5K route is an "out and back", starting next to Redmond City Hall in their Municipal Campus Park and immediately joining the Sammamish River Trail heading south. The scenic route takes runners and walkers down the trail towards Marymoor Park, past the river, and lovely gardens, under bridges and over bridges, before turning around just inside Marymoor Park to finish at Municipal Campus Park. This is a flat fast route that will lend itself to fast paces and quick times! Click here for a course map: Course Map
Race will be professionally chip timed to ensure accurate results. Results will be posted on the website within half hour of your finish and will be available on site at our registration kiosks after the race.
Calling all HEROs! We encourage all our HEROs to wear their best superhero costume and have the chance to win some great prizes! Bring your super powers to help change the world!
Sign up your company, team, running group or pull together your friends to run as a team for the HERO House 5K. Team discounts for registration applies at 10 runners, sign up 15 or more runners/walkers and get your very own VIP tent to hang out in before and after the 5K.
There is a large parking lot in front of Redmond Town Center. There is also ample parking and a garage around the corner from the race start at 8711 160th Ave NE.
Race packets will be handed out onsite at the race location from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM.
Strollers, wheelchairs, and accessibility scooters are welcome and encouraged. Please understand that race personnel may request that participants with strollers or other wheeled devices begin separately or behind runners at the race start for everyone's safety. Pets are unfortunately not allowed on the course or trail during the event. Most areas of the park and trail for those not participating in the race.
HERO House NW, through its three Clubhouse programs in Bellevue, Seattle and Everett, provides people living with serious mental illness opportunities to find meaning and purpose through community and work. Clubhouse members can find jobs through our employment programs, and also receive support and assistance with embarking on new career paths, pursuing educational opportunities, and securing housing stabilization. Proceeds from the HERO House 5K go to support the Clubhouse programs of HERO House NW, which provides recovery and support services for people living with mental illness in the greater Seattle area. Be sure to take advantage of the opportunities to make a donation while going through the registration process. Thank you!
We could not pull off this event without the amazing support of our volunteers. We have spots for everyone (groups, solo, early morning, later, heavy lifting or brain power!) Stay tuned for volunteer sign up link.
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Additional run information can be found at https://www.herohousenw.org/hero-house-5k.
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