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Superhero Heart Run - Richmond

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The Richmond Superhero Heart Run is BACK & we are on a mission to “Save the Day for CHD”! Join forces with Heart Heroes & Mended Little Hearts of Central Virginia for the 4th annual 5k/2k run aimed at raising awareness & funds for Congenital Heart Defects (CHD).

How to enter the Superhero Heart Run - Richmond

  1. 5K

    Run 5km
    $10–$30
    Event passed
  2. 2K

    Run 2km
    $10–$30
    Event passed

Event Details

What’s Included
Commemorative run capes, run bags and medals are provided for paid registrations only; free infant/toddler registrants do not receive cape, bag or medal.
Raceday Logistics
8:30am: Check-in & Walk-Up Registration Open
Family Activities, Entertainment & Fun Begin
9:45am: Opening Announcements & Heart Hero Parade
10:15am: Super Kids’ Dash
10:30am: 5k/2k Start
11:30am: Heart Angel Remembrance Event
Kit List
-We recommend bringing a water bottle and cash or cards (for food & drinks, merchandise or last-minute donations)!
-Heart Heroes, don’t forget your Heart Hero Capes!!
-Wear your superhero finest- we want to see those costumes or team shirts!
-Bring sunscreen, sunglasses or hats for sun protection.
Volunteers
Thank you for your interest in being a Super Volunteer! Every year, dozens of day-of volunteers contribute to the success of our event. As an event volunteer, you bring your smile and enthusiam to the day, cheering on our participants as they run, walk and FLY to the finish line. Your contribution is essential to the overall magic of the day. Without you, we could not put on such an inspirational and successful event. Thank you for being a Super Volunteer!

We have many volunteer roles available. Volunteers are needed throughout the event, between roughly 6:30am - 2:00pm but, it varies by role. Group volunteer roles and positions for children, teens, 55+ and families are available.

Head to the official event website for further information.
FAQs
When will I get my run cape and run information?
-All participant merchandise will be available for pickup upon check-in at the event. We do not offer a separate packet pickup.
-Commemorative run capes, run bags and medals are provided for paid registrations only; free infant/toddler registrants do not receive cape, bag or medal.
-Heart Heroes (those with CHD) are provided a free custom Heart Hero Cape from Heart Heroes, Inc. If your Heart Hero does not already have a Heart Hero Cape, please visit www.heartheroes.org to request a cape (please use organization code “SHHR”). Every effort will be made to ship the cape before the run, but cannot be guaranteed.
-All paid registrants will get a finisher’s medal!!
-Capes, bags, and medals will be provided with walk-up registrations as available (but are not guaranteed).

Where do the funds raised at this event go?
-Funds raised at this event go directly towards providing support to children and families affected by Congenital Heart Defects in Virginia, as well as supporting both MLH-CVA and -- -Heart Heroes’s missions. This includes support programs and events, support for local CHD organizations, Bravery Bags for hospitalized families, Heart Hero Capes and much more!

Who needs to register for the run?
-All attendees need to register for the event & sign a waiver. This includes all adults, children, infants & SPECTATORS.
-Due to liability & venue policies, we are not able to offer free attendance to our events- even for those who are just watching. In addition, any/all free activities, goodies, swag and entertainment are only for event registrants.
-Heart Heroes (those with CHD) are free, but do need to register & sign a waiver. A minor -Heart Hero registration must be accompanied by an adult registration.
-If you have a free registration with your business sponsorship, please use your free registration code to register online (do not wait to register day-of).

What time does the 5k/2k start?
-The 5k kicks off at 10:30am, but please arrive in advance of the run start to check in and enjoy the family activities!

What should I bring to the event?
-We recommend bringing a water bottle and cash or cards (for food & drinks, merchandise or last-minute donations)!
-Heart Heroes, don’t forget your Heart Hero Capes!!
-Wear your superhero finest- we want to see those costumes or team shirts!
-Bring sunscreen, sunglasses or hats for sun protection.

How will this transaction reflect on my credit card statement?
-Registration and donation transactions will appear on your credit card billing statement as ‘WPY* Heart Heroes, Inc.’.

Superhero Heart Run - Richmond weather forecast

Heavy rain until evening.

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The Superhero Heart Run is the nation’s only 5k/2k event aimed at raising awareness for Congenital Heart Defects!

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