Superhero Fun Run for a Cure
The annual Superhero Fun Run for a Cure is a fundraising and family-friendly event to defeat blood cancer. Join us for fun, exercise, and to support a great cause! There will be a 1 mile, 5k, or 10k option for Super-Heroes that tours Coyote Point Park in San Mateo (the 10k is a 2 loop run). Junior Super-Heroes will have a 100-yard dash. All ages and abilities are welcome. Costumes encouraged! Virtual Runners are welcome while they use their super powers in a different area.
Runners and walkers are welcome. Jogging strollers are permitted in this event. For safety reasons, we ask that those of you who wish to bring jogging strollers or walk start the race at the back of the pack. Please note that dogs and smoking are not permitted at Coyote Point.
Each registration includes an event T-shirt and medal. At the end of the run, there will be basic refreshment, music, and medals. Virtual Runners will be able to post their run stats and receive their medal and T-shirt after the event.
The Superhero Fun Run for a Cure course is a tour of Coyote Point Park. For all runs, the start is at the Duck Pond. The course then runs north to the water and then west.
After a small run, the course will then turn left to follow the park's perimeter and go around the Magic Mountain jungle gym. Here is where the courses split off for the 5k/10 and 1 mile run. For the 1 mile run, the course will turn left near the Duck Pond to follow the road back to the Finish Line.
For the 5k/10k, superheroes will run along the golf course and head toward the Bay Trail, which goes all the way to Foster City. After a small distance on the Bay Trail, the run will then turn left and run along the bay to get awesome views of the water and the East Bay, and eventually run into the Marina and to the preserve area. After a short tour of the Marina it turn to run back to the Duck Pond by taking the uphill trails past the Coyote Point Museum and memorials. After a slight downhill and run back along the water, the 5k runners will return to the Duck Pond for a super finish. 10k runners will hydrate and take the loop one more time before their super hero finish.