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CASA SuperHero Run
Sat, Oct 18, 2014
About This Activity
In Texas, more than 3 children die from child abuse or neglect on an average every week, 182 children are confirmed victims daily, and more than 7 children are maltreated every hour. CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County provides and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy so that every abused and neglected child can have the opportunity to thrive in a safe, nurturing and permanent home. Now is the time to get involved and support a better future for these children.
Whether you are a competitive runner, a casual walker, or just love the idea of supporting a wonderful cause, participating in the CASA SuperHero Run allows you to show your support for abused and neglected children in Montgomery County. Every child needs a hero. Abused children need SUPERHEROES!
The 5th annual CASA SuperHero Run takes place in a scenic, point-to-point course through W.G. Jones State Forest. Both 10K and 5K courses start on the south end of W.G. Jones State Forest (at The Woodlands Christian Academy campus) and, after a natural terrain trail run through the forest, proceed to the finish line back at The Woodlands Christian Academy campus. The event also includes complimentary refreshments, top-notch "Race Village", and post-race festival complete with music and family activities.
The CASA SuperHero Run features high-demand, natural terrain and is the ONLY run in Montgomery County with a course through W.G. Jones State Forest. Register early!
Event details and schedule
7:00 - 7:45 Packet pickup and race day registration
8:00 Opening Remarks
8:15 CASA 1K Fun Run
8:30 CASA 10K
8:40 CASA 5K
*Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
*For runners' safety, strollers and/or pets are not allowed on the course.
*Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
T-SHIRTS & AWARDS All entries received by September 21st are guaranteed a t-shirt on race day. Pre-registration applies only for entries received online by midnight on September 21, 2014. For registration forms received after September 21st, t-shirts will be available on a first come, first serve basis while supplies last.
Awards ceremony will be held near the finish line after each run is concluded. Awards will be given out to the top overall female and male runners. Participation medals will be awarded to all finishers.
COURSE 10K and 5K - Each race begins on the campus of The Woodlands Christian Academy, enters W.G. Jones State Forest, follows the designated race course through the forest, and ends back at The Woodlands Christian Academy Campus. There are water stops out on the course and first aid station, breakfast, fresh fruit, water and drinks at the end of the race.
1K Fun Run – Follows the running track around the football field at The Woodlands Christian Academy. There is a first aid station, breakfast, fresh fruit, water and drinks at the end of the race.
PARKING Paved parking is available this year at The Woodlands Christian Academy and adjoining parking lots. Parking is limited, so when possible, please make arrangements to carpool, be dropped off, or ride your bike to the event.
CHIP TIMING The CASA SuperHero 5K and 10K races utilize computerized chip timing, which precisely records each runner’s or walker’s official time when they cross the finish line. Chip Timing will be available for those registered online by midnight on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 as well as those who register on Race Day.
PACKET PICKUP LOCATION & HOURS
EARLY PACKET PICKUP IS ENCOURAGED! Packet pickup will be held on Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm and on Friday, October 17, 2014 from 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Fleet Feet, 19053 Interstate 45, Shenandoah, TX 77385 (in the shopping left off the frontage road in front of Sam's Club).
Race day packet pickup is also available beginning at 7:00 am on October 18, 2014.
BENEFICIARY All net proceeds benefit CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County.
The mission of CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County is to provide and promote court-appointed volunteer advocacy so that every abused and neglected child can have the opportunity to thrive in a safe, nurturing, permanent home. We recruit, train, and lead devoted community volunteers to provide a voice for the needs of children removed from their homes. We are the only organization in Montgomery county providing this network of support for our community that has a child population of 135,756. CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County was established in January of 1992, and during that first year, we served 28 children. In 2013, 190 volunteers served 623 children in 380 cases. In the twenty-two years since we began, CASA has advocated for more than 4,200 abused and neglected children in Montgomery County.