Thanks to everyone who attended our Superhero Fun Run on September 8, 2018, and thanks to all the first responders - past, present, and future - we honor you this Patriot Day. You are true, real-life Superheros. Enjoy our slideshow from the event.

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Thanks to our event sponsors: Knauz Automotive Group, Bella's Bouncies, Buffalo Wild Wings, Identity Orthodontics, Chiro One Wellness Center, Miller Area Heating, Strictly Stone, Ancel Glink, and Costco.

2019 Details:

While we've sent invites to Batman, Spider-Man, Wonder Woman and Superman (to name a few), mere humans can still register. Runners and walkers will enjoy this easy 2-mile event designed for all members of the family. Participants are encouraged to dress as their own caped (or non-caped) comic book and movie favorites. EVERYONE IS WELCOME, EVEN DOGS!

Date: September 8, 2019
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Sports Center, 2004 Municipal Way, Round Lake Beach
Fee: TBD. Event shirts available while supplies last

Check In/Registration: 9:00 am
2-Mile Fun Run/Walk: Begins promptly at 10:00 am
Awards Presentation: Immediately following the race

EVEN SUPERHEROS HAVE SIDEKICKS, COME ON OUT AND VOLUNTEER! If interested, please email Jenny Simpson at the Round Lake Area Park District.

This event is hosted by the Friends of the Round Lake Parks Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Proceeds will benefit Special Olympic athletes from the Round Lake Area.

*SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS EVENT. Contact Katie Garrett for availability at 847-546-8558 or