ABC12 Angie Hendershot starts the Superhero Run.


Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:00 AM - 5K Run
10:30 AM - 1K Fun Run
Note: Anyone entering into the 5K must be able to complete the course within 1:15:00.


Flint Farmer's Market
300 East First Street
Flint, Michigan

Entry Fees

The event will be limited to 2,000 registrations to ensure that all finishers will receive a custom medal.

Sorry, shirt sales have ended.

Shirts are no longer being offered to new registrations. The price of the shirt will be deducted during the online registration process. There will be a few shirts available at packet pick-up on a first come basis.

5K Run Fees

  • $30 - Before March 21, 2017 (includes wicking T-shirt and finishers medal)
  • $35 - March 21-April 21, 2017 (includes wicking T-shirt and finishers medal)
  • $40 - April 22, 2017 (T-shirt not guaranteed)

1K Fun Run/Walk Fee

  • $20 - Before March 21, 2017 (includes wicking T-shirt and finishers medal)
  • $25 - March 21-April 21, 2017 (includes wicking T-shirt and finishers medal)
  • $30 - April 22, 2017 (T-shirt not guaranteed)

Sorry, entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Packet Pick-Up

For your convenience, on-site registration and packet pickup will be available at the following locations.

Thursday, April 20, 2017
ELGA Credit Union Administration Building
2305 S Center Road, Burton, Michigan
3:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Friday, April 21, 2017
Complete Runner
915 S. Dort Highway, Flint, Michigan
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Flint Farmer's Market
300 East First Street, Flint, Michigan
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Flint Suoerhero Run medals


All participants in the 5K and 1K will receive a special custom finishers medal. Placement awards will also be provided to the top finishers in the following 5k run categories.

  • Overall First Place Male & Female
  • First Place Master (40+) Male & Female
  • First Three Males & Females in age groups: 10 & under, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over.

The 1K Fun Run/Walk is an untimed family friendly event and will not have placement awards.

Free Parking

Free parking will be available at many locations in downtown Flint, including UM-Flint and the Flat Lot. Please do not park at the Farmer’s Market. To view a parking map, please click here.

Event Activities

There will be a number of family oriented activities at the event.


We have a new course for 2017 that will include the beautiful Applewood Estate. The event will start and finish in the same location on East First Street, very near the Flint Farmer's Market. To view a 5K course map, please click here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please view our FAQ document for additional event details.

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Timing & Results

Timing and results for the 5K Run will be provided by Newton Timing & Race Services. We will be using ChronoTrack Systems, featuring the disposable B-tag that remains attached to your race number bib. The 1K Fun Run/Walk is untimed.

Athlete Updates

Live Athlete Results Updates:

We will be providing real-time athlete updates on Facebook, Twitter and text messaging for free. Athletes or spectators can receive real-time updates and results from the finish line. To register for updates, please visit Athlete Updates.

Free Athlinks Race Day App

New this year, the event will be available on the Athlinks Race Day app. Download the app for free and gain access to event registration; start rosters; event details, schedules and announcements; course map, live GPS tracking of athletes; live results; branded photos; and social media sharing. Installing the app is quick, easy and free! Visit the Apple App Store or Google Play to download "Athlinks Race Day". Once installed, add the "Flint Superhero Run" event.