8th Annual Superhero 5K returns to Turley Park in Carbondale - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

8th Annual Superhero 5K returns to Turley Park in Carbondale

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UPDATED 10:30 p.m. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2018

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Runners and walkers ages 3 to 82 took the streets to help raise money for orphans and students in India.

The 8th Annual For Kids' Sake Superhero 5K raised $41,000, more than any previous For Kids' Sake event. 

All proceeds will provide life-saving resources to 550 orphans and 4,000 students in Bangladesh. 

To donate, visit the For Kids' Sake website.

UPDATED 5:30 p.m. THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2018

CARBONDALE, Ill. – The 8th Annual Superhero 5K is returning to Turley Park in Carbondale this October.

This year, the Superhero 5K will be on a Saturday morning, October 6 at 9:30 a.m. for the first time. Participants are encouraged to come before the race and stay after to listen to a live DJ, check out local vendors, enjoy kids' activities like a 30 ft. rock-climbing wall and face painting. 

Organizers of the race say all money from registration and fundraising will go to help save the lives of children in Bangladesh. They say the $20 registration fee alone will feed 57 children a nutritious meal, and $300 will provide a child with all of his/her basic needs for six months.

To register or become a fundraiser – visit www.forkidssake.net

Pre-Registration:  Through October 4 - $20 Adults / $10 Kids (17 & under)
                            *Pre-register by Sept. 28 to guarantee an official race t-shirt

Day-of Registration: $25 Adults / $10 Kids; Receive an official race t-shirt while supplies last

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