CASA to host 6th annual charity superhero 5K

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CUMMING, Ga. — Dress as your favorite superhero and run or walk for a good cause.

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Forsyth County will hold its sixth annual 5K run/walk and 1K fun run at 8 a.m. on Feb. 22, at Fowler Park, 4110 Carolene Way in Cumming.

The flat, Peachtree-qualifier course will continue onto the Big Creek Greenway.

The 5K will feature a superhero theme. In addition to awards for top male and female runners, there will be a contest to recognize the best and most creative superhero costumes.

The event will raise funds for CASA of Forsyth County to recruit, screen, train and supervise volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused or neglected children.

The entry fee for the 5K is $25, with the price increasing to $35 after Feb. 9. The fee for the fun run is $10 in advance and $15 after Feb. 9.

Participants can sign up as teams with five or more runners and receive a $5 discount per runner.

Technical T-shirts are guaranteed for 5K runners registered by Feb. 9.

For more information, visit www.forsythcountycasa.org or call 770-886-4082.

Registration forms can also be found at Totally Running, 405 Peachtree Parkway in Cumming.