2nd Annual Not All Superheroes Wear CAPEs 5K

Sun May 30, 2021 Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 US Directions

Sorry for the Inconvenience!!! Unfortunately we will not be hosting the in-person race.

Hello Superheroes!

Due to unforeseen issues, Not All Superheroes Wear CAPEs 2nd Annual 5k will not be held in person this coming weekend. If you would like to participate virtually please select the Virtual Event option.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. 


Here Are Your Options:

Virtual races happen all the time, and allow you to join the fun without the crowds. You simply run the distance on your own, and report your results - we’ll send you instructions.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://capedc.org/events/NASWC-2021.


Dutchess County Rail Trail
31 Van Wyck Lane
Wappingers Falls, NY US 12590


Everyone loves a standing ovation... Well, how about a moving one?!

Join us as we celebrate the true Superheroes of the COVID-19 pandemic... our essential workers.

CAPE's Marathon Project will host its 2nd Annual Hybrid 5K race! This year we are offering limited spots for in-person and unlimited virtual participants. We are hosting this event in honor of our brave essential workers and continuing the celebration of those who have served our country.

The safety of our participants, volunteers, and staff is of the utmost importance to The Marathon Project. We are 100% committed to following the CDC and Dutchess County Department of Community and Behavioral Health guidelines. The following race procedures and COVID-19 protocols were developed to help ensure the health and safety of all involved. We understand guidelines and health metrics continue to evolve daily and we at The Marathon Project will continue to update our participants should any changes to the following occur. 

Racing in-person?

In order to adhere to the CDC and Dutchess County Department of Community and Behavioral Health COVID-19 safety guidelines, we are will require each person that will be attending the event in-person to adhere to the following protocols. 
  • Volunteers and Race officials are required to wear masks/face coverings for the duration of the event.
  • Participants are required to wear masks/face coverings at the start/finish line area as well as when 6 ft of social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Masks will not be required while running, however, we ask that all participants carry with them a mask/face covering should they be unable to maintain 6 ft from other runners on the course.
  • No Spectators will be allowed. Only persons with online registration are permitted.
  • A limited supply of water will be provided at the start/finish line. Participants are encouraged to bring their own water to help reduce contact. 
  • Post-race swag, food & beverages will be packaged in “to-go” bags to ensure the race finish area is cleared promptly.
  • Maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from other people that are not in my household.
  • Always wear a mask or appropriate face coverings OTHER THAN while actively participating in the event, including at the start line and immediately after completing the event.
  • Bring my own aid, including but not limited to, water, food, masks/face coverings, hand sanitizer, and other medically necessary supplies I may need. 
  • Will clear the finish line area within 15 minutes of completing the 5k. 
  • Follow all directions set forth by volunteers, staff, and on-site signage without question. 
  • Will ONLY start the race with members of my immediate household. 
When you arrive for your slotted race time you will be required to fill out the attached COVID-19 waiver acknowledging the risk of COVID-19 while participating IN PERSON in the 2nd Annual NASWC 5k. The following conditions MUST be met or you may not participate in person yet can still race virtually. 
  • Have not tested positive for COVID-19 or are waiting on results of a COVID-19 test result.
  • Have not been designated a close contact of a person who tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days by a local health department.
  • Have not traveled internationally to a COVID-19 high-risk area (CDC level 2 or 3) in the past 14 days.
  • Are not under a local health department-mandated quarantine.
  • Do NOT currently or in the last 14 days have one or more of the following new or worsening conditions:
  • Temperature greater than or equal to 100F (37.8C)
  • Feel feverish or have chills
  • Cough
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Fatigue/feeling of tiredness
  • Sore throat
  • Shortness of breath or trouble breathing
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
  • Headaches
  • Nasal Congestion/runny nose

Joining us virtually?

You can join us on your treadmill, take a walk in the woods, or hit the pavement in your neighborhood! Once complete, you can submit your results to us online and post a picture of yourself at the finish line. Instructions will be provided for you to snap a photo at the end using a special NASWC finish line filter that will available on social media during the event timeframe.


Ready to sign up?

  1. Use the 'Sign Up' button at the top of the page to register on our RunSignUp page. Make sure to register early to secure the in-person wave time of your choice!
  2. Tell everyone why you signed up! Share a post on Facebook and/or Instagram with a photo of the real-life Superhero(es) that you're choosing to honor with your race entry. Tag us @capemarathon and use hashtag #NASWC2021 in your post.  Feel free to tag your friends and family on your Superhero post and challenge them to register too!!! This event is open to everyone everywhere. Don't forget to like/share our event on Facebook.
  3. Stay tuned for further information via email, including race day instructions about how to track/submit your results and how to snap a special finish line selfie when your 5K is complete (using our custom NASWC social media filter).
IN-PERSON Registration costs $20-35/person 
VIRTUAL Registration costs $10-20/person

IN-PERSON Kids 1-mile Fun Run $10/child (10 & under)

Participants ages 60+ receive an automatic $5 discount

Children age 10 & under can register virtually for FREE (race swag not included)
To get your discount, please contact our race coordinator Kristen before you register.
Phone: 845-765-8301 x101 or 845-745-5709
Email: kbarton@capedc.org

Race Contact Info

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CAPE's Marathon Project

100% of the proceeds will benefit the CAPE Marathon Project: an innovative, long-distance running program that pairs adult mentors with at-risk youth in participating school districts in the Hudson Valley



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