FAQ’s


Q. What time do I need to be there before the start?

A. If you have already picked up your race packet before race day (June 24, 2018), we recommend that you arrive at Corporate Woods no later than 7:45 a.m.  You will want to allow time to get hydrated, meet other participants, etc.  If you need to pick up your packet, the registration tables will be open at 7 a.m.

Q. Can I register on the day of the race?

A. Yes.  Registration tables will be open at 7 a.m. and will remain open throughout the event for registration, donations and for general information.  The last day to register on-line will be Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.  You can also register during our packet pickup times as well.

Q. Where do I pick up my t-shirt and packet?

Packet pickup will be held on June 23, 2018 at The KC Running Company Store:

4760 W. 135th Street,

Leawood, Kansas 66224

Q. What do Virtual Runners do?

A. Virtual runners can pick up their t-shirt on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the KC Running Company Store.  Virtual Runners can also pick up their t-shirt anytime after June 25, 2018 at the KC Running Store.

Q. Can I pick up a race packet for someone else?

A. Yes, but make sure they are aware of it so they don’t show up and find it already picked up.

Q. Where should I park?

A. Participants will be able to park in the parking lots at Corporate Woods.

Q. What happens if I register & pay and I get injured or sick or I don’t attend the race? Can I give my entry to someone else, or get my money back?

A. Sorry, this is a charity event and all entries are non-refundable and non-transferable.  No exceptions.  Thank you for understanding.

Q. Can I run with my dog?

A. Yes.  Registered race participants may run/walk the 5K with their dog if it is 1) on a leash, 2)current on all vaccinations.  Dog owners must pick up after their dog.

Q. Do you allow baby jogger/strollers?

A. Yes, but for everyone’s safety they must start at the back of the race field and walk only during the event.  Running or jogging while pushing a stroller is not allowed.  Following these guidelines will prevent accidents as well as avoid harm to yourself and other runners.

Q. How do I know if I can walk the 5K?

A. 5K walk is approximately 3.1 miles.  If you can walk for an hour or so you should have no problem covering that distance.

Q. Do I have to be a runner to participate?

A. No! We will have many walkers who will take part in the event.

Q. I’m a very slow runner. Can I still run the race?

A. Runners and walkers of all abilities are welcome. If you’re relatively slow, however, you should stay towards the right hand side of the course. Be sure not to stop suddenly or veer into the paths of other runners. If you’re running with friends, run no more than two abreast. Doing this will keep traffic on the course moving smoothly.

Q. When will race results be posted?

A. The results will be posted on the afternoon of June 25,  2017.

Q. Is the CASA SuperHero 5K Run a timed event?

A. Yes, the Race is a timed event.  All event participants will receive a timing tag to attach to their shoes.  The tag is activated when you cross the start line mat and stops timing when you cross over the finish line mat.

Q. Is the course closed to traffic?

A. Yes, the entire 5K course is closed to traffic; however, please be mindful of your surroundings in case of any emergencies.

Q. Is water available on the course?

A. Yes, there will be one water station located along the course.

Q. Where does my registration fee go to?

A. All funds will go to both Jackson County CASA and CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte County to provide advocacy for abused and neglected children.

Q. How much is entry into the 2018 CASA SuperHero 5K Run and Kids Fun Run?

A.

REGISTRATION FEES:

Event Early Bird 2/1/18 – 3/1/18 3/2/18 – 5/22/18** 5/23/18 – 6/21/18* 6/22/18– 6/24/18
5K $25 $30 $35 $40
Kids Fun Run $10 $12 $15 $20
Teams (4 or more) $20 $25 $30 $35
Virtual Runner*** $25 $25 $25 $25

*Online registration closes midnight on June 21, 2018.  After that, participants must register at packet pick up or day of event.

**Registration deadline to be guaranteed a t-shirt: May 21, 2018.

*** Virtual Runners can pick up their t-shirts at Packet Pickup on Saturday, June 23, 2018, or anytime after June 26th at KC Running Company Store.

Q. How do I register for the 2018 CASA SuperHero 5K Run?

A. Registration for the 2018 CASA SUPERHERO 5K RUN will open on February 1, 2018.  You can register online here.

Q. Can I register as a Fundraising Team?

You can ask your friends to be SuperHeroes, too! Every dollar we raise helps provide critical advocacy for Kansas City’s abused and neglected children.

Q. What is the minimum age to participate in the CASA SuperHero 5K Run?

A.This is a family event so all ages are welcome to register and attend this event. We also are offering a Kids Fun Run which was designed for kids age 10 & Under who may be too young to complete a 5K.

Q. What are you going to do if it rains?

A. The run will go on rain or shine unless there is lightning or a dangerous storm. In that case, the run could be postponed for up to one hour before being called off.

Q. Will there be photos and video of the event?

A. Yes. We will have a photographer roaming the event on race day.

Q. How do I enter the costume contest?

A. The costume contest is open to anyone registered for either the 5K or Kids Fun Run and their dogs.  You can register for the costume contest at the Costume Judging Table located at the Race that morning. Judging will start at 7 a.m. and ends at 9 am.  If you or your dog want to participate in the costume contest, you must register before 8:45 a.m.  Results of the costume contest will be announced before the Kids Fun Run.

Contact us for any other questions regarding the race.