Heroes for Hope is a 1K/5K/10K race open to runners, walkers, families and corporate teams. Starting and ending in downtown Conway, the races are certified by the USATF. There is also a 1K superhero race for kids 10 and under (parent can run too). Capes and tights are optional but they sure make it more fun.
After the race, there is an awards ceremony and costume parade on stage. Immediately following, the Children’s Music Festival begins featuring choirs, dance teams, gymnasts and cheer leaders from across Faulkner county.
Simon Park is filled with activities for kids of all ages including a bounce house, face painting, arts and crafts, games, food, beverages, Superhero appearances and more. All activities are free, however, vendors may charge or request a donation for food, drinks and merchandise.
The theme of the event is…All kids need a hero. Abused kids need a superhero.