Pittsfield: YMCA registering for Superhero 5K Challenge
The Pittsfield Family YMCA announces its new family-friendly walk/run Superhero 5K Challenge scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 13.
Dressed as a Superhero of their design, participants will conquer 19 villain-themed obstacles spread along a 3.1-mile course around Burbank Park.
All proceeds will support the Y’s programs and services that provide a safe environment for children and families.
Two courses are planned for this event. An obstacle course fun run for ages 3-10 begins at 11 a.m. and an obstacle course 5K for ages 8 to adult begins at 10 a.m. Participants should arrive no later than 9 a.m.
To register, visit http://superhero.pittsfieldfamilyymca.org by 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11.
The 5K cost $10 for ages 8-18 and $15 for ages 18+. Event day registration from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. will cost $20, regardless of age. The fun run is free.
Superheroes can register individually or as a team. Maximum team size is 10 Superheroes.
Food vendors, music, games, and raffles will follow the event.
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