On Sunday, September 18, you can be a superhero for children who’ve been abused or neglected at the 2016 CASA Superhero Run. The whole family can participate in the 5K and Kids 1K at The Domain Central Park. This event also includes a superhero costume contest, an obstacle course, bounce house, special superhero guest appearances and lots of special family activities!


photo credit: Chelsea Purgahn

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) believes all kids deserve the chance to grow up healthy and happy so that they can become superhero adults too. CASA speaks up for children who’ve been abused or neglected by empowering our community to volunteer as advocates for them in the court system. The Superhero Run supports CASA programs of Travis, Williamson, Caldwell, Comal, Guadalupe & Hays Counties.


photo credit: Rachel Scott

Not a runner? No problem! We are not exactly runners ourselves, but we participate every year, and have the best time. It’s actually peachy keen to walk or jog the course. (Just take note that if you’re not running, please move further back when staging at the start line to make sure the runners get a quick start.) And if you can’t be present at the event, you can click here to donate and be a superhero from afar.

In addition to a superhero-themed 5K and Kids 1K, the event also includes plenty of exciting activities. Kids will enjoy the costume contests, an ultimate superhero obstacle course, a high-flying heroic aerial performance, the opportunity to take photos with the Batmobile & Transformers Bumblebee car, play on bounce houses, enjoy free food and drinks and more!


photo credit: Chelsea Purgahn

— Event Schedule:

  • 7 a.m. – Registration/Check-In (T-Shirt and Bib Pick-Up), Costume Contest and Superhero Activities
  • 8 a.m. – 5K
  • 9 a.m. – Kids 1K with Villains to Chase (Time approximate, Costume Contest Judging Ends when Kids 1K Starts)
  • Superhero Dance Party & Awards Ceremony after Kids 1K

— Registration Fees: Click here to sign your family up to participate!


  • $30 through Wednesday, August 31st
  • $35 through Tuesday, September 13th
  • $40 through race weekend
  • + $5 for Optional Chip Timing

Kids 1K:

  • $20 through Tuesday, September 13th
  • $25 through race weekend

If you cannot make it to the event but would still love to help, please donate here. To learn more about the CASA Superhero Run as well as CASA’s impact on children in Central Texas, please visit their website here.