Join the Friends of Athens CASA for the 8th Annual Superhero 5k!! We are planning on another out-of-this world virtual event, but we are also crossing our fingers and shaking our capes in hopes of being able to offer an opportunity for locals to run together. Because of the nature of the pandemic and ever-changing circumstances, we will announce any in-person opportunities in August. Regardless, grab your capes and sign up for the virtual 5k! If we determine that we can safely gather, we will extend an invitation to all registered participants!
Just like in the past, registered Superheroes will receive the best swag around --> Exclusive Superhero5k Cape, "Why I Run..." Bib and maybe even a surprise or two. Participants have a few options for receiving their race packets. You can opt to pick up your packet during an Athens Packet Pick Up day; receive your packet via US Mail for a small shipping fee; or decline your packet.
You can get in on the VIRTUAL fun by posting a picture documenting your 5k anytime between September 17 and September 19. You can run, walk, roll, peddle, paddle, roller skate or swim your 5k. Most of all, you still mark your support of the 100+ children in Athens County who rely on Athens CASA to protect their best interests. You must register before September 4th to receive a race packet. You can still register after that date, but you will not receive the race packet or swag.
If we are able to safely hold an in-person event, it will occur on September 18th in Athens, Ohio. Once a determination has been made, registered participants will receive an invitation to attend.
This year's race is more important than ever as Athens CASA, along with many victim-serving organizations in Ohio, faces a 30% federal funding cut, in addition to the 30% cut in 2020. Please join the effort to support and protect our kids... and do it with friends!