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Our 1st Annual CASA Superhero 5k/1k Fun Run (Walk, Run, or Fly!) will be held Saturday, May 6, 2017, at the Abilene Christian University Campus in Abilene, Texas.
The goal of our event is to increase awareness of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), to recruit more volunteer advocates for children and to raise funds to support our mission. All proceeds from our race will directly benefit Big Country CASA in our efforts to recruit and train CASA volunteers to give a “voice” to abused and neglected children in court and the Taylor County foster care system.
There will be costume contests held for adults (13+), kids (12 and under) and pets!
Race t-shirts will be guaranteed to those registered by Saturday, April 1, 2017.
Bring the family! Perfect for ALL ages and fitness levels!
$25.00 13 & Up
Children 12 and under run for FREE (add $5 for t-shirt; $5 for optional chip timer)
Age divisions: Male & Female
5 & Under, 6-9,10-12,13-19,20-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60-69,70+
**Trophies awarded for top male and female overall.
**Ribbons will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each age category for male and female.
**Prizes will be awarded to the oldest and the youngest participant.
Team entries encouraged! Awards will be given for the largest team and 1st team crossing the finish line.
All participants are encouraged to dress up in a superhero theme, and show your superhero spirit!
Costume Contest Categories:
Adults: Traditional Superhero, Invented Superhero
Kids: Traditional Super Girl, Invented Super Girl, Traditional Super Boy, Invented Super Boy, Super Baby
Groups: Super Group, Super Family
*Costume Contest prizes will be awarded for each category.
Pre-Event Kick Off (Packet pick-up party):
Friday, May 5, 2017
Abilene Christian University (ACU) Campus
Williams Performing Arts Center
1725 ACU Drive
Abilene, TX 79601
Race Day Schedule:
7:30am: Check-In/Late Packet Pick Up
7:30-9:30am: Costume Contest Judging
8:00am: Group stretching/Warm-ups
8:15am: National Anthem with Color Guard Presentation
8:30am: 1k Run/Walk Starts
9:00am: 5k Run/Walk Starts
After 5k: “Chase the Villain” Children’s Run
**Awards Ceremony for Runners and Costume Contest Winners following “Chase the Villain” Children’s Run.
For more information, call or email Angela Sharp or Rhea Rodriguez: 325-677-6448 or firstname.lastname@example.org.