Wheaton Regional Park, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Start Date

10/08/2022

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Activities: Running race, Virtual race, 5K (3.1 Miles), 1 Mile

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Join us the morning of Sunday, October 9, 2022 in Silver Spring, MD for a race in memory of Kevin Stoddard. All proceeds go directly to the SuperHERO Foundation in Kevin's honor to help others fighting a superheroic battle against mental illness and addiction. Challenge yourself and go for gold in the 5k! Or break out your best cape and channel your favorite superhero in the 1-mile fun run. Want to join the fun and donate to a good cause, but can't be there in person? Consider signing up for our virtual race and soar with us in spirit.

Our 5k is a chip-timed race that winds through the beautiful Wheaton Regional Park and Brookside Gardens. We encourage all types of runners and walkers: avid runners, joggers and walkers to participate. Prizes will be awarded to top 3 men and women overall, as well as medals for top men & women in the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.

Superhero costumes are encouraged, and prizes will be given out for the most creative! We want to see superheroes of all shapes, sizes, and strengths embody Kevin's superhuman spirit, so bring on your capes, masks, and supernatural tricks. Superhero costumes are still encouraged for virtual registrants. Give your neighbors a thrill!

Check out the race map here. Have more questions? Check out our website here

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. Superhero 5k

    Our 5k is a chip-timed race that winds through the beautiful Wheaton Regional Park. We encourage all types of runners and walkers: avid runners, joggers and walkers to participate. Prizes will be awarded to top 3 men and women overall, as well as medals for top men & women in the following age groups: 13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 & over Superhero costumes are encouraged! We want to see superheroes of all shapes, sizes, and strengths embody Kevin's superhuman spirit, so bring on your capes, masks, and supernatural tricks. Snap your best Superhero selfie and tag it with #5ksuperheroselfie We'll be giving out small prizes for best superhero costume for kids, adults, and groups, so plan accordingly.
    Activity Starts: 10/9/2022 08:30 - Activity Ends: 10/9/2022 09:30
    Registration opens : 1/15/2022 08:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-shirt or Cape?
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 1/15/2022 08:00
      Registration closes : 10/1/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $0.00
    • Registration opens : 10/2/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 10/9/2022 08:20
      Race fee : $40.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


  2. KAPOW! 1-mile Fun Run

    *** Registration is NOT required for the Fun Run (you can participate free!), but everyone who registers will receive a superhero cape (or t-shirt) and super cool superhero pack. *** Kids and kids-at-heart are invited to complete a 1 mile walk/run/fly/dance on a loop around Wheaton Regional Park's that winds past the lake, playground, and ends at the carousel. Age is strictly limited from baby to 100+. The Fun Run is not officially timed. 
    Activity Starts: 10/9/2022 08:45 - Activity Ends: 10/9/2022 09:30
    Registration opens : 4/8/2022 12:44
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-shirt or Cape?
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 4/8/2022 12:44
      Registration closes : 10/1/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $15.00
      Processing fee : $0.00
    • Registration opens : 10/2/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 10/9/2022 10:00
      Race fee : $20.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


  3. Virtual Race

    Can’t make it all the way to Maryland, but still want to strut your best and support mental health research? Pledge to walk, run, skip, jump, or soar at least ONE mile (or 20 minutes) with us on Saturday morning, October 9, wherever you are. Make sure to e-mail us at kevinstoddard5k@gmail.com to share your pledge for the morning, and snap your best Superhero selfie and tag it with #5ksuperheroselfie! We want to see how far Kevin’s superhero spirit can reach. All virtual registrants based in the U.S. or Canada will receive a race packet, medal, and t-shirt. Superhero costumes are still encouraged for virtual registrants. Give your neighbors a thrill!
    Activity Starts: 10/8/2022 05:00 - Activity Ends: 10/9/2022 12:30
    Registration opens : 4/7/2022 12:44
    Activity type: Virtual race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-shirt or Cape?
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 4/7/2022 12:44
      Registration closes : 10/8/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


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