GENESEE COUNTY — Calling all caped crusaders. Your chance to run alongside Superman, Batman and a colorful assortment of comic book heroes come to life, is coming soon in the7th annual Superhero 5K Race and 1K Fun Run, on Saturday, April 22, 2017, In downtown Flint.
Hosted by Friends of Weiss Child Advocacy Center, all proceeds from this family friendly event will benefit abused, abandoned and neglected children of Genesee County.
Registrations are now being accepted online at www.flintsuperhero.run/index. html
Same as last year, the 2017 Superhero 5K Run will be held at the Flint Farmer’s Market in downtown Flint, 300 East First Street. The 5K race starting at 9 a.m., 5K will be a timed event with age-group awards. An untimed, non-competitive 1K Family Fun Run starts at 10:30 a.m. Participants are encouraged to dress as their favorite superhero but it is not a requirement.
Every pre-registered participant will receive a wicking T-shirt and every finisher will receive a custom finishers medal. The race promises to be bigger and better this year with an interesting course at a great venue, organizers said.