(EFFINGHAM, IL) – Community members wanting to get healthier have an opportunity to become a “superhero” for the day and join in the 2019 Superhero Challenge on Saturday, October 26, at the Richard E. Workman Sports & Wellness Complex.  The race is being presented by HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, whose Physical Rehabilitation and Wellness services are located in the Workman Sports Complex. All proceeds support the HSHS St. Anthony’s Foundation to help fund a wheelchair-accessible, hospital-owned and operated van service for hospital visit-related transportation for patients in need.
 
The cost for the 5K Walk/Run is $25 and the 10K Run is $30 until Tuesday, October 1. After October 1, prices increase to $30 for the 5K Walk//Run and $35 for the 10K Run, so register now! Dri-fit long-sleeve race shirts are available for those participating in the 5K/10K races. The registration deadline to receive a shirt is October 1. 
 
Racers can register ahead of time online at effinghamsuperhero.com or on the hospital’s web site at stanthonyshospital.org/events.  You can also register the day of the race from 7 to 8:45 a.m., the Kids Fun Run will start at 9 a.m., and the 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run starting at 9:20 a.m.  The race will take place rain or shine, and takes off from the Richard E. Workman Sports and Wellness Complex.
 
To pre-register for the race, visit St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital’s web site at stanthonyshospital.org/events, and search “2019 Superhero Race.”  You can also find out more information about the race on the Superhero Race Facebook Event page on St. Anthony’s Facebook Page, facebook.com/StAnthonysMemorialHospital.

Media Contact

Brad Ochiltree

Manager, Marketing & Communications
HSHS Illinois
Office: (217) 464-1161
bradley.ochiltree@hshs.org

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