Frequently Asked Questions

When and where is the Superhero Sprint?

at the Charles Allen Drive entrance (off 10th Street) of Piedmont Park.
7 a.m. to 8:25 a.m. Race registration & bib pick up
8:00 a.m. 5K run/walk
8:30 a.m. 1 Mile Fun Run
9:00 a.m. Award Ceremony & Costume Contest

What is the Strong4Life Superhero Sprint?

A family-friendly 5K and 1 mile fun run. We are asking participants to dress as your favorite superhero, as we will be hosting a costume contest for children and adults.

Who do the funds benefit?

This exciting family event at Piedmont Park benefits Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Strong4Life, an initiative to help families raise healthy, safe, resilient kids. By participating in this 5K Saturday, June 4, you can help raise funds needed for Strong4Life to reach even more families through schools, provider training programs and community partnerships.

When is the last day to register online and by mail?

By mail: Wednesday, May 18th 2022
Online: Monday, May 30th 2022 at 11:59 p.m. EST

Can I register on race day?

Yes, the cost of each registration type will increase by $5. We accept cash, checks (made out to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta), and all major credit cards. Registration will be open until 8:30 am on race day.

How do I get my runner/walker number?

Participant numbers are not being mailed to participants for the Strong4Life Superhero Sprint. Participants will pick up numbers on race day during registration, open from 7 to 8:45am.
Please bring the confirmation you received online or your photo ID to pick up your race number. If you are picking up a race number for someone else, please have the full name they used when registering.

Where do I park for the event?

All races begin and end inside Piedmont Park.
We encourage participants to take public transportation such as MARTA. However, there are parking options available in the area around Piedmont Park.
There will be limited parking at the SAGE Parking Deck and the Campanile Parking Garage on Juniper Street.

Please note that parking is not permitted in neighborhoods around the park. If you choose to park in these areas your car may be booted or ticketed.

How do I know if I am registered?

If you register online you will receive a confirmation email. If you register by mail, your cancelled check will be your confirmation. On race day, bring your confirmation or ID and pick up your number at registration from 7 to 8:45am.

How do I get my shirt if I signed up as a Sleep in Superhero?

Your shirt will be mailed to you the week following the race. It will be mailed to the address that you wrote/printed on your application.

How does team registration work?

We encourage teams to register online and create their own team shirts. We will be having a contest for the most spirited team taking into consideration team T-shirt designs and creativity.

If I want to write a check, to whom do I make the check payable?

Please make checks payable to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

What is the policy on refunds for registration fees?

There will be no refunds or returns issued for registration fees.

Will the event be cancelled if the weather is bad?

No, this is a rain or shine event.

Are there water stations along the course?

Yes, and we also have a water station in the pre-/post-race area.

Will restrooms be available?

Yes, we have port-o-johns available and there are also stationary restrooms inside the park.

What are the costume contest categories?

  • Best Family costumes
  • Best Youth costumes (male, female)

Are strollers allowed?

Yes, please bring your strollers and jogging strollers and join us for the fun.

Are dogs allowed?

Yes. Piedmont Park does allow dogs, but please follow the park rules when bringing your dog.