Heroes for Hope is a 5K & 10K race open to runners, walkers, families and corporate teams. Starting and ending at Simon Park in downtown Conway the races are certified by the USATF. There is also a 1K superhero race for kids 10 and under (parent can run too). Capes and tights are optional but they sure make it more fun.
After the races there is an awards ceremony and costume parade on stage. Immediately following the Children’s Music Festival gets going featuring choirs, dance teams, baton twirlers, gymnasts and cheer leaders from across Faulkner county.
Simon Park is filled with activities for kids of all ages, including bounce house, face painting, arts and crafts, games, food, beverages, and more. All activities are free, however vendors may charge or request a donation for food, drinks and merchandise.
The theme of the event is…All kids need a hero. Abused kids need a superhero.
5K & 10K – $25 if registered before March 31st. $35 after early registration.
Teams Registration (10 or more runners) – $15/runner if registered before March 31st. $25/runner after early registration.
1K – $10 if registered before March 31st. $20 after early registration
1K Parent – Same fee if you want a t-shirt. No charge if assisting a small child.
Family Max (up to 6 runners) – $100 if registered before March 31st. $140 after early registration.
T-shirts NOT guaranteed after early registration.
*CHIP TIMERS AVAILABLE*
8am: Check in & Registration
8:30am: 5k & 10K Race Starts
10am: 1k Superhero Race Starts
10:30am: Race Awards Ceremony, Simon Park Stage
11am: Costume Parade, Simon Park Stage
11:30am to 1pm: Music Festival and Activities
10k Men’s 1st, 2nd & 3rd place – 15 and over
10k Women’s 1st, 2nd & 3rd place – 15 and over
10k Youth Girl 1st, 2nd & 3rd place – 14 and under
10k youth Boy 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place – 14 and under
5k Men’s 1st, 2nd & 3rd place – 15 and over
5k Women’s 1st, 2nd & 3rd place – 15 and over
5k Youth Girl 1st, 2nd & 3rd place – 14 and under
5k youth Boy 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place – 14 and under
1k Boys 1st, 2nd & 3rd place
1k Girls 1st, 2nd & 3rd place
All kids in 1K race receive Superhero Participation Award
Best Mini Super Girl Costume – 8/under
Best Mini Super Boy Costume- 8/under
Best Junior Super Girl Costume – 9 to 12year
Best Junior Super Boy Costume – 9 to 12years
Best Super Girl Costume – 13yrs+
Best Super Boy Costume – 13yrs+
Best Family Super Hero