Get ready, Iowa Superheroes! Help-A-Heart and Heart Heroes, Inc. have joined forces to present the 5th Annual Superhero Heart Run! On Sunday, October 14, 2018, Des Moines will be suiting up in superhero gear and capes to “Save the Day for Congenital Heart Defects”!
Proceeds raised from this 5k/2k fun-run event will be utilized to provide support, education, research and create awareness for CHD, the most common birth defect worldwide. Families in Iowa will benefit directly through the programs and services provided by Help-A-Heart and Heart Heroes, Inc.
Adults: $25 ♥︎ Children (2 – 12): $10 ♥︎ Heart Heroes (those with CHD): FREE! Walk-up registration available day-of event.
– All paid, online registrants will receive a commemorative Superhero Heart Run Cape (capes will be provided for walk-up registrants as available). Capes are distributed at the event. One free race bag is distributed per family as available.
– Heart Heroes (those with CHD) are always free; however they do need to register.
– Heart Heroes are encouraged to wear their custom Heart Hero Cape to the run so we can distinguish our honored guests! Click here to request a Heart Hero Cape – please enter the code “SHHR” into the Organization Code field so we can get your cape ordered and shipped in time for the run!
– Please note, commemorative run capes are only provided for paid registrations and are provided during check-in at the event.
– Make sure you create or join a fundraising team. We need your help to “Save the Day for CHD” and reach our fundraising goal!
Venue Info & Schedule
12pm – 2pm: Walk-up Registration & Check-in ♥︎ 12pm – 2pm: Family Activities ♥︎ 2pm: 5k/2k Start
11:30 – 4 pm Woody’s Pickle Shack will have food available for purchase! Woody’s Pickle Shack
Raccoon River Park – 2500 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA
Des Moines 2018 Fundraising Goal – $25,000 You Have the Power to Save the Day for Congenital Heart Defects!
Help us achieve our fundraising goal! Visit our Fundraising Page for info and tools to help you kickstart your fundraising efforts!
Sponsor opportunities found on our Sponsor Page!
Contact us to volunteer for the run!