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Cayuga Centers Superhero 5K Run/Walk & Fun Run/Walk

Sat September 28, 2019 Auburn, NY 13021 US Directions

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6914 E Lake Rd
Auburn, NY US 13021


A morning for superhero runners. A morning for superhero families to have fun. Cayuga Centers 2nd annual Superhero 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run/Walk blasts off at Emerson Park in Auburn. Located on the shores of beautiful Owasco Lake, runners will love the in-the-park grass and pathway route along the shoreline, seawall and the historic Victorian pavilion and Merry-Go-Round Playhouse. This chip-timed race covers a fast flat course. The race start/finish and post-race activities offer lots of parking nearby.   And it’s all within a Fingerlakes’ postcard setting – Emerson Park. 

Superhero costumes encouraged
Shirts guaranteed to first 200 registered superheroes
Event Rain or Shine

Here’s what 5K runners get:

·        Entry into the 2019 Cayuga Centers Superhero 5K Run/Walk

·        Performance T-Shirt

·        Custom 2019 Superhero 5K medal

·        Swag bags

·        Safe, secure and scenic course

·        Awards for Overall Male, Overall Female, Best Costume and Age Groups

·        Post-race snack and water, superhero family fun events

·        Park maintained restrooms

·        No hassle parking within the park - $2 fee

Families who participate in the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk will receive ribbons and post-race activities for FREE. ($2 parking fee applies). 

·        Face-painting

·        Temporary tattoo station

·        Comic book coloring station (Color your own superhero mask)

·        Photo booth – interactive photo opportunity

·        And other fun activities


Help us support our kids, families, and staff – people who use their superpowers every day! 

Your participation directly supports Cayuga Centers’ network of services for children, families, and individuals including Treatment Family Foster Care, Community-Based Interventions, and Services for People with Developmental Disabilities.

This year, more than 4,500 families will benefit, and that’s superpower!

To those who use their superpowers to re-write a child’s story and change the ending, we thank you.


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About Us

Who We Are

We are a network of services geared to supporting youth, families, and individuals who need help meeting the challenges of life. Our programs evolve with cultural and societal changes. Where we once served the orphaned or abandoned child, we now work with troubled youth and their families. We provide out-of-home care and treatment foster care. We provide in-home family therapy support and mental health intervention. We provide care coordination and other services to assist individuals with developmental disabilities and their caregivers.

We serve children, families, and individuals who may have diverse challenges and needs from multiple systems. Based in New York State, and continuing our reach around the country, we are Cayuga Centers. We are here to listen to all the voices.

Our Mission
“To help children, families, and individuals to grow as independent, healthy and productive citizens through quality counseling, out-of-home care, and support services. We do this in partnership with those we serve as well as government agencies and other service providers”

Superhero Schedule

Packet Pickup and day of registration

  • Emerson Park Pavillion Saturday, September 28th from 8:00 am - 9:30 am.

Welcome Families and Runners

  • 9:00 am - 9:15 am
  • Best costume signup 

1 Mile Fun Run Begins

  • 9:15 am 

Post-Race Festival 

  • Immediately following Fun Run

Superhero 5K Begins

  • 10:00 am 

Event End Time 

  • 12:00 pm 




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