2017 Heroes Run

The Heroes Run is an annual event that includes a 5K run/walk, obstacle course, and kids fun run. The Heroes Run is produced by the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, Santa Clara County Fire Department, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, and the VMC Foundation. The event started in 2013, to not only provide a fun and healthy activity for our community, but also to raise much needed funds that directly benefit children’s health services at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, the largest provider of healthcare to low-income communities in Silicon Valley. The Heroes Run has been a great resource for the Valley Medical Center Hospital & Clinics. So far we have been able to provide new TV’s and wiring for our pediatric department, play cubes to our clinic waiting rooms, toys for children in the hospital during the holidays, formula measuring spoons for families who cannot afford them, and this year we hope to be able to purchase TV’s and DVD players for our PICU unit. The run will be held at the Cupertino Civic Center on November 4, 2017.

Event Schedule:

8:00AM: Registration Opens

8:30AM: Activities & Hero Dash Opens

8:50AM: Welcome

9:00AM: 5K Run

10:30AM: Kids Fun Run

12:00PM: Event Ends

Participants are invited to dress as their favorite hero or superhero, or simply come out and support the heroes in their life.

This event is jam-packed with activities:

5K Run/Walk
Superhero Kids Fun Run (ages 2-7)
Hero Dash Obstacle Course (with new obstacles added each year!)
Kids & Family Costume Contest
Superheroes along the way thanks to Heroes4Hope
Community Fair
Helicopter & Superhero Landing
Classic & Modern Sheriff & Fire Department Vehicles (you can even sit in them for photos!)
BBQ provided by the Santa Clara County Fire Department
Music
Balloon Release
And much more!
 
Dogs and strollers welcome!
 

 

 

 

Date: 
Saturday, November 4, 2017 (All day)

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