Extraordinary Events

The 2019 Kevin Stoddard Superhero 5k & Fun Run is an USTAF sanctioned event that will be held on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at the beautiful Wheaton Regional Park. View a map of the course here


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We encourage all types of runners and walkers: avid runners, joggers and walkers to participate. 

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. We'll be giving out small prizes for best superhero costume and spirit, so plan accordingly! 


REGISTRATIONRegister early for savings! Race day registrations will be available before the race on Saturday morning starting at 7:00 am.  

SUPERHERO 5k —-

through 8/1/19 - $30

8/2 to 9/22 - $35

9/22 to Race Day - $40 

Registration fee includes long-sleeved race t-shirt ... or you can opt for a superhero cape and mask!

The 5k is a chip-timed race that winds through the beautiful Wheaton Regional Park. You can view photos of the course here. IPICO timing and results will be managed by Montgomery County Road Runners Club.

KAPOW Fun Run: *** Registration is NOT required, but everyone who registers will receive a superhero cape (or t-shirt) and super cool superhero pack. 

$15 until 9/22

$20 9/22 to 10/13

Kids and kids-at-heart will walk or run after the 5k on a 1-mile course.  Age is strictly limited from baby to 100+. The Fun Run is not officially timed. 

PACKET (CAPE) PICK UP advance location and date TBA (likely Saturday, 10/12 in the Rockville/Bethesda area).

Packet pick up and same day registration will also be available on race day starting at 7am. We’ll be set up in the gravel lot next to the train station. 

 Need more questions answered? Check out our FAQ page or contact us directly!


Virtual Entry$30 (includes long-sleeved t-shirt) /// Can’t make it all the way to the DC area, but still want to strut your best and support the super heroic battle to fund research for mental health?

Pledge to walk, run, skip, jump, or soar at least ONE mile with us on Sunday morning, October 13, wherever you are. Snap your best Superhero Selfie and tag it with #5ksuperheroselfie or send it to us! We want to see how far Kevin’s superhero spirit can stretch. 

All virtual registrants who sign up by September 30 and are based in the U.S. or Canada will receive a race packet, medal, and t-shirt within 1 week of October 13. Check out a map of Kev's Superhero's Network (virtual 5k entrants), and see last year’s network here.  

Superhero costumes are still encouraged for virtual registrants. Give your neighbors a thrill! 


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Not so interested in running, but still want to help?

Shoot us an e-mail at kevinstoddard5k@gmail.com or use the Volunteers page to get in contact about volunteering! 

If you or anyone you know would be interested in sponsoring the race, visit us at our Sponsorship page or get in contact with us directly!


SCHEDULE:

7:00 - 8:30 - Race day registration & packet pick up

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8:30 - 5k Start

8:45 - KAPOW Fun Run

9:30 – Awards and merriment

 

Prizes will be awarded to: 

Cash Prizes for Top 3 Overall Male & Female Winners

Top Male and Female Finishers in the following age groups:

13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39,40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and older.

BEST COSTUME (Kids and Adult)

BEST GROUP COSTUME

BEST VIRTUAL SUPERHERO/SPIRIT


2019 Superhero Tree Dedication

Are you running for someone?

In honor of all those who have passed away or are still fighting against the effects of mental illness and addiction, we are dedicating several trees with the Maryland Forest Service.

Addiction and mental illness are often lonely battles for those suffering and their loved ones. We hope these trees will serve as a living tribute to offer moments of peace, strength, and serenity in the face of heroic fights.

If you'd like to add a name to be memorialized, honored, or to send out hope for their recovery, contact us directly or use this form to submit.

All submissions will be anonymous, unless you note otherwise. You do not need to make a donation or be present at the race to submit a name to be included.