About This Event
Our 2017 Superhero 5K & Fun Run is a celebration of the everyday heroes that make a positive impact in the lives of youth in DC's foster care system.This is a family friendly and stroller friendly race.
Registration will open at 6:30am and will end at 7:45am. Roads will be closing to traffic promptly at 7:45am. Refreshments, music, and activities are provided. The 5K will start at 8:00am and the fun run will start at approximately 9:00am. Roads will open up again beginning at approximately 9:30am after our awards ceremony.
Directions & Parking
We will be at the north end of Anacostia Park. Enter "Anacostia Park Roller Skating Pavilion" into your GPS for the best directions. There is plenty of parking near the Pavilion and our race will be set up at the north end of the loop.
The 5K is a 3.1 mile out and back course along the Anacostia River. The roads will be closed to traffic during the races.
An award ceremony will be held immediately after the Fun Run. Awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers for adult men and women as well as for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers for children and teens for both males and females.
Awards will also be given to top fundraising individuals and teams as well as best costumes.
All race participants will receive a race t-shirt (adults sizes S-XXL). Preferred shirt sizes are not guaranteed.
Number Pick-Up will be held at the race site beginning at 6:30am until 7:45am. All participants must register online prior to the event date.
The race will happen rain or shine unless the National Parks Service declares the weather too dangerous. No refunds will be given.