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USA Cares 5K Be a Hero Run for a Hero/ Super Hero fun run & walk

  • USA Cares 5K Be a Hero Run for a Hero/ Super Hero fun run & walk:- Run 3.1 Miles
Sunday, October 5, 2014
Start Time
1:00 PM
Entry Fee
$35 ind, $60 for family of 4
Goose Gossage Park
Colorado Springs

BE a Hero, RUN for a Hero/ Super Hero 5k fun run & walk!

We supply the Super Hero Cape & Super Hero Mask for each registrant and you supply the desire to run/walk for your Super Hero!  You're more than welcome to wear your own special Super Hero Costume.


USA Cares Mission: USA Cares exists to help bear the burdens of service by providing post-9/11 military families with financial and advocacy support in their time of need.


Whether you a serious runner, casual runner, walker, speed walker, stroller pusher or baby carrier, this is the 5k for you and your family and friends!  It'll be a celebration of all the Super Heros that make our life just a little sweeter and this world a much better place to live!  Furry family member must sit this 5k out - sorry no dogs allowed. 


Do you have a Super Hero that you'd like to honor?  Possibly your Super Hero is enlisted, deployed, fighting cancer, battling an illness or waiting for you in Heaven.  Or, is you Super Hero dedicated to bringing awareness to an illness or a mission?  Maybe it is your child, mom, husband or best friend that you'd like to honor during this 5k? Is it you? Are you a Super Hero by battling a war of your own? It doesn't matter who your Super Hero is, what matters is are you ready to honor them by running or walking this 5k?


Water and first aid station will be provided on the course. 


A finish celebration will include craft beer & live music!! Yes - we have a celebration at the finish line to honor you and your Super Hero.


A wall of Super Heros will be on-site for everyone to honor their Super Hero. Write a note, words of encouragement, poems, or post a dedicaiton.  Would you like to add a photo of your hero? - please do! 


Please regiser by utilizing this link:


Day of registration will be available: 11am-12:30pm.


Refunds will be permited 7 days prior to the event


You are allowed to give your registration to another participant, please have them arrive a little early and let the registration volunteers know.


Yes, we love & encourage runners/walkers in Tutu's, Super Hero costums, and of course their military attire, anything that is young age appropriate!  Each person registered will be supplied with a red super hero cape & a super hero mask.

Course Info
This 5k is  on the greenbelt.  So if you want to do a shorter run/walk than the 5k, you can easily do an early turn around.  Aid station & support will be on course.  Very fun run for all ages & abilities.  We will have waves from fast to slower!


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