Superhero 5K

The For Kids' Sake Superhero 5K in Carbondale, IL is our largest annual fundraiser. Superheroes save lives, which is exactly what you do when you participate in this race. All proceeds benefit orphans and students in Bangladesh. Some participants become true Superheroes, by fundraising for the kids.

2021 Superhero 5K Success
$45,000 Raised for the Kids!

The 11th Annual For Kids’ Sake Superhero 5K culminated in a celebratory race on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 9am.
265 registrants signed up to complete the race either virtually or in-person this year. Their registrations, 45 business sponsors and 40 individual fundraisers all helped raise $45,000 for kids in Bangladesh!

Starting Line
Taking Off
Shema and the Mayor
Hilary T-Shirt Table
MJ on the Route
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Shema and Ryan MC
Finish Line
Ryan MC
Award Ceremony
Fastest Team
FKS 5K Event Team
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Thank You 2021 Sponsors!

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2020 Superhero 5K: Virtual Edition

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The For Kids' Sake Superhero 5K in Carbondale, IL is our largest annual fundraiser. For 2020, we went virtual! Instead of gathering at the starting line on one date, registrants ran their 5K between Sept. 26 - Oct. 4, 2020. These superheroes helped raise over $50,000 for the kids in Bangladesh!

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9th Annual Superhero 5K

Sept. 28, 2019 9:30am

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2019 Heather Route
2019 Winning Superdog
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2019 Finish Line 1
2019 Top Females
2019 Terrier Soccer Win
2019 Terrier Soccer Team
2019 Sajida 2
2019 Super Bookworm
2019 Oscar the Superdog
2019 Shema Thermometer
2019 Leap of Courage 2
2019 CCHS Costume Win
2019 Finish Line 2
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For Kids' Sake in the News


Click the images below to see the For Kids' Sake Superhero 5K in the news!

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