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Superhero 5K Race on Sunday October 27th, 2013

Superhero 5K Race on Sunday October 27th, 2013

Costumed runners and walkers will compete: Pacific Park to Central Square and back

Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 9:00am

CONTACT: Emma Bagnell, Race Director
Superhero 5K Sunday October 27th 2013
The 5th Annual Superhero 5K Run/Walk

The Superhero 5K is brought to you by HAVE2RUN productions, HAVE2RUN is committed to organizing high-quality events while supporting the local community and worthy causes. (Photos: scenes from previous SuperHero races.)

Anybody can come and watch for free. Advance registration for the race is now closed, but we will be accepting registrations on Saturday October 26th, or at Pacific Street Park from 7:30-8:45 am on the day of the race for the remaining available slots. Cost to register: $40 for Individual | $80 for Heroes vs Villains | $130 for Fantastic Four | $220 for Magnificent Seven. The race starts promptly at 9 am.

More information:

This is guaranteed to be the biggest Superhero Race to date with a maximum of 1300 runners. To celebrate our 5th year we are introducing medals for all our ‘Superhero Finishers’; this piece of silverware will be something you will want to wear on the T home!

The Superhero 5K has grown rapidly since our first event in 2009. We have participants who have run all previous races and will get special recognition for completing their 5th Superhero 5K! Ask any of our runners if you are going to run your first 5K then this is the race to run!

Similar to prior years our participants run along Mass Ave and thru the heart of Central Square. In 2012 Central Square was recognized by MCC’s as a Cultural District. Our unique event plays into that culture -- an authentic, urban neighborhood that is constantly evolving while maintaining its core identity.

HAVE2RUN is thrilled to collaborate this year with the Central Square Business Association and work with Executive Director Robin Lapidus on growing our event within the community. HAVE2RUN productions is pleased to once again support the Cambridge-based ‎On the Rise, Inc., where women have the relationships, safety, and resources they need to move out of homelessness.

"At On The Rise, we see the women in our programs taking on huge challenges - so the Superhero theme of this road race really resonates. Emma Bagnell's group and all the runners are superheroes already, for helping to raise the funds that make this work possible - but running around in a costume has the added bonus of making it just plain fun!!" says Martha Sandler, Executive Director of On The Rise.

The start line is located at the corner of Pacific St and Sidney Street. Advance registration fees were listed at $35 for an individual, $70 for Hero v. Villain team, $120 for a Fantastic Four team, and $200 for Magnificent Seven team, but the fees increase as of October 15th and similar to last year this event will sell out. The entry fee includes a technical t-shirt (men’s and women’s cut), awesome Finisher Medal, B-Tag timing, post race refreshments and giveaways/coupons from our amazing sponsors.

Awards will be presented at 10:00 am to the top finishers in each age division. There will also be Cash Prizes for the Best Costumes. Race results will be posted online.

Registration information, route map, and more information are available on HAVE2RUN productions website at You can also contact us at

Sponsors for the Cambridge SuperHero 5K:
Central Square Business Association, Central Square Cambridge, Asgard Irish Pub and Restaurant, Luna, Core Power, ‎Marathon Sports