INFORMATION ABOUT THIS EVENT
Join us for an amazing time at the BE A HERO 5K and JR. Superheroes Dash (for kids 6 & under) as we support the work of the Hazelden Betty Ford Children's Program and the Barbara Sinatra Children's Center and their quest to better the lives of children throughout our valley. Come for the Run - Stay for the Fun! 5K is followed by the Jr.Superheroes Dash, wellness fair and activities for kids and much, much more! BE A HERO and join us on Saturday, February 18th, 2023.
The BE A HERO 5K is a fun filled morning offering a challenging 5K course for everyone! This event is runner, walker, stroller and doggie friendly!
This is a track and trail - out and back course in beautiful Rancho Mirage, California. Beginning at Rancho Mirage Community Park, this course takes participants along the dirt trail of the Whitewater River Wash, under Highway 111 and into Rancho Mirage's Magnesia Falls Cove before returning back to the park's finish line. It is runner, walker and doggie friendly; offering a water stop mid-race.
Your entry fee gets you registered into the event, an event tech t-shirt, beautiful finisher medal, special superhero cape and mask, tote bag and finish line snacks! Following the race, there will be activities lasting throughout the morning.
Quality tech t-shirts will be given to all paid 5K event entrants. Please make your size selection during the registration process.
Early packet pick-up will be held Friday, February 17th from Noon - 5:30pm at Rancho Mirage Community Park - 71560 San Jacinto, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270.
You will receive your race bib, t--shirt, cape and mask at that time. You MAY
pick up for family and friends. Please sign the waiver at pick-up. Late registration is available at packet pick-up and on race day $45, beginning at 6:30AM. Late packet pick-up and registration will be held race morning beginning at 6:30 at the race site: Rancho Mirage Community Park - 71560 San Jacinto, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270.
race finishers will receive a beautiful event finisher medal. Division awards will be given 3-deep in 5 year age groups from 10 and under to 90+. Overall men and women, challenged athletes, team, stroller and doggie division 1st, 2nd and 3rd trophies will be given. (Strollers must have big wheels to get through the trail portion of the course).
Post Race Happenings
Come for the run and stay for the fun -JR. SUPERHEROES DASH (for kids 10 & under) follows the 5K. In addition to our race fun, the morning will include many activities and displays highlighting children's services. Lots of fun for the entire family is in store at this guaranteed to be popular event! We will also have some extra surprises and raffles prizes, too! Don't miss out!
RaceWire, powered by Stack Sports will chip time this event providing accurate timing and instant results! Results will be posted on site and will be available on your personal devices, too.
Ample parking is available nearby at The River and on the streets surrounding the park. Handicapped parking will be available at the race site at Rancho Mirage Community Park.