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Community Service Opportunity: 4th Annual CASA Superhero 5K Race on 4/27 (Optional)

March 6, 2013

Henrico and Chesterfield Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will host the 4th Annual Superhero CASA 5K Race, Kids’ Run and Family Fun Event at St. Joseph’s Villa on April 27, 2013.

Become part of the movement of individuals, corporations and organizations that are proud to lead the fight against child abuse. Enjoy entertainment, refreshments and fun for the whole family. St. Joseph’s Villa offers a flat and fast 5K course which accommodates all levels of expertise. Children twelve and under can participate in the kids’ race. Form a team, come out with your family or run/walk alone. Costumes are optional, but they make it more fun!
Race Times: Check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m. The Kids’ race will start at 9:00 a.m. The 5K will follow at 9:30 a.m (clock stops at 10:30 a.m.).
Race Fees:

  • Before April 1 – Kids’ Run $5, 6-12 years 5K $15, 5K $25
  • April 1-27 – Kids’ Run $10, 6-12 years 5K $20, 5K $30
  • April 28 Kids’ Run $15, 6-12 years 5K $25, 5K $35

Children under five do not need to be registered to ride in a stroller. Register today at

Prizes: Prizes will be awarded in age groups based on race results in the 5K and places in the Kids’ Run. Prizes also will be awarded to those wearing the most heroic costumes.  The first place male and female finishers in the 5K will win a jetBlue Airways round-trip  voucher good for a flight from any city to any city!

The Course: The race will start and end on the historic campus of St. Joseph’s Villa’s. This is a flat and fast course with our previous top finisher clocking 14:55.
Prizes: Prizes will be awarded in age groups based on race results. Prizes also will be awarded to those wearing the most heroic costumes.

Packet Pick-up:  To save time on race day, you can pick up your packet on Friday, April 26, 2013 from noon-2 p.m. or 5-7 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Villa. Interested runners can also preregister or preview the course at that time. If you can’t make it Friday, please pick up your packet by 9:00am on Saturday

Directions: St. Joseph’s Villa (8000 Brook Road, Richmond, VA 23227) is located at the corner of Parham Road and Brook Road in Richmond, Virginia with easy access from Interstate 95.

Parking: Parking will be available on the grounds of St. Joseph’s Villa.

Weather: The event will go on rain or shine. If severe weather arises, we might have to cancel the event. A final decision will be made on the day of the race.

For Your Safety: Water stations and a medical team will be available. The following will not be allowed: bikes, skateboards, rollerblades, dogs, headsets, and unregistered runners.

Register online at to quickly reserve your spot! If you have questions about registration or the event please email them to You can support fundraising for this important cause by visiting


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