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Superhero 5K: Virtual Edition

The For Kids' Sake Superhero 5K in Carbondale, IL is our largest annual fundraiser. For 2020, we are going virtual! Instead of gathering at the starting line on one date, registrants will be able to run their 5K any time between Sept. 26 - Oct. 4, 2020. Run with superheroes all around the world to support the kids in Bangladesh!

How the
"Virtual Edition" Works

Step 1. Register to run/walk the virtual Superhero 5K, and invite your friends to join! Register here.

Step 2. Sign up to start fundraising for the kids! 
              Click here.

Step 3. Run/walk the 5K any time between Sept. 26 - Oct. 4, either on our certified Superhero 5K course in Carbondale, IL or on any course of your choosing. Don't forget to wear your trusty Superhero cape!

Step 4. Submit your time to be added to the Superhero 5K results leader board. Post a picture of your run to Facebook or Instagram using #superhero5K

Step 5. Rest easy knowing you made a difference in the lives of kids in Bangladesh.

Questions? Contact us at 618-529-5044 or info@forkidssake.net 

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2020 T-Shirt Design

Registration Fee: Adults $20, Kids $15 (17 & under)
Register by Sunday, Sept. 13 to receive your t-shirt by race week  
Race packet pick-up: Friday, Sept. 25, 5-7pm, Turley Park, 1010 N. Glenview, Carbondale, IL OR shipping available

Register between Sept. 14 - Oct. 4 & receive your t-shirt after Race Week. Second race packet pick up will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 14.
All proceeds benefit orphans and students in Bangladesh.

Fundraise for the Kids

Be a real life superhero by donating and/or fundraising for the kids. Create a fundraising page and start saving lives in Bangladesh in just a few minutes.


All the money you raise will go toward providing essential services for kids in Bangladesh like covering their daily meals, clean water, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Your fundraising efforts matter now more than ever.

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Raise/Donate $300+ and Receive a FREE pair of FKS Joggers

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Win Prizes

Top Overall Fundraiser - Apple AirPods ($160)
Top Adult Fundraiser - Amazon Gift Card ($100)
Top Kid Fundraiser - Amazon Gift Card ($100)
Top First-Time Fundraiser - Visa Gift Card ($50)
 Fundraising Team - Visa Gift Card ($250)

Most Improved Fundraiser - Visa Gift Card ($50)
Best Super Dog Costume (photo contest) - PetCo Gift Card ($50)
Best Superhero Costume (photo contest) - TJ Maxx Gift Card ($50)


The Route


Thank You 2020 Sponsors!


9th Annual Superhero 5K

Sept. 28, 2019 9:30am


For Kids' Sake in the News

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