Run, Walk or Stroller Roll to Help Abused Children

Every child needs a hero, but abused children need SuperHeroes. Make a difference in the life of an abused or neglected child today by participating in the 5th Annual SuperHero 5K, Walk & Stroller Roll benefiting Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Foundation of Tampa Bay. This event will raise community awareness of the more than 3,000 children in Pinellas and Pasco Counties who have been removed from their homes by no fault of their own. Monies raised will make a difference in the lives of children in foster care here in our local community. The family friendly all ages and abilities event will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019, along the beautiful Safety Harbor Waterfront.

When

Saturday, October 12, 2019, 8:30 AM

Where

Race begins and ends at the Marina (110 Veterans Memorial Lane) on the beautiful waterfront of Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Cost & Registration*

Running-5K – Adult Registration (18 years +):

  • (thru 8/31)
    • $30 adults 18+
    • $25 youth 5+
    • Free youth under 5 (no materials except medals/carnival tickets/food)
    • $30 virtual runner
  • (from 9/1 to 10/11)
    • $35 adult 18+
    • $30 youth 5+
    • Free youth under 5 (no materials except medals/carnival tickets/food)
    • $30 virtual runner

Running – .5K (500 Meters) Sprint, Toddle or Just Hate to Run – Run

  • $20 All registrants 5+
  • $5 Children 0-4

Register here >  The SuperHero5K

Additional Information

  • This is a chip timed race using disposable bibb tag timing
  • Children under 5 are a reduced cost if you do not need want a shirt or swag (i.e. bibb, medals, and food will be provided to all registrants) If you have a child under 5 and would like ALL race materials please use the normal youth registration. Youth registration is up to age 18.
  • Race course is all on road or sidewalk and much of it overlooks the beautiful shoreline of Tampa Bay
  • Early packet pickup to be announced.
  • Parking locations in Safety Harbor can be found here
  • Activities before and afterwards for runners and families
  • Awards will be given for top qualifiers of the 5K Run and all participants will receive a medal
  • SuperHero costumes are encouraged but not required
  • Breakfast and water will be provided

Want to Do More?

Volunteer

Volunteers play a vital role at the SuperHero 5K Walk & Stroller Roll!

Every child needs a hero, but abused children need SuperHeroes. Make a difference in the life of an abused or neglected child today by volunteering at the 3rd Annual SuperHero 5K, Walk & Stroller Roll benefitting Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Foundation of Tampa Bay. This event will raise community awareness of the 3,000 children in Pinellas and Pasco Counties who have been removed from their homes by no fault of their own. Monies raised will make a difference in the lives of children in foster care here in our local community. The family friendly, all ages and abilities event will be held on Saturday October 12, along the beautiful Safety Harbor Waterfront.

Why Volunteer?
It’s fun. It’s rewarding. And you’ll meet some truly incredible people when you volunteer at the SuperHero 5K. The success of this event depends heavily on the support we receive from our volunteers before and during the race.      

Who can volunteer?
Fun-loving, enthusiastic, hard-working and reliable individuals and groups who are willing to contribute to the success of the SuperHero 5K.

I’m in!  How do I sign up to volunteer?
To join the SuperHero 5K Planning Committee, please email iamforthechild@galf6.org.

And/or you can register to help with the SuperHero 5K on Saturday, October 12th here!

Peer-To-Peer Fundraising

Peer-to-peer fundraising is an integral part of our SuperHero 5K Fundraiser and we hope that you will consider participating. Whether you don’t like to run or walk in 5Ks or you’ve already registered to run/walk or volunteer and want to do more, you can raise funds for Guardian Ad Litem Foundation of Tampa Bay’s SuperHero 5K from anywhere!

I’m In! How do I sign up to fundraise?

You can register here!   It takes less than 5 minutes to set up your custom page!

Sponsor

There are over 1,600 children that currently do not have a volunteer child advocate to safeguard them or advocate for their needs. Not everyone has the time or the heart to be a volunteer child advocate but YOU can be a SuperHero in the life of a child just by becoming a sponsor of our upcoming race.  


*Please note: No shows forfeit all rights to refunds or receipt of race materials. Refunds/transfers of registration are only available until 10/1/2019. If your plans change after this date, please contact iamforthechild@galf6.org for review of options available on a case by case basis.  Weather-related refunds will not be available, thank you for your understanding.