Smash the Stigma- Superhero 5K & Fun Run for Disability Awareness

Lauren Specht, Exceptional Connections International
9/21/2019 9:00 am
Hyde Lake Pavilion Memphis, TN Location Map

Join us for our 2nd Annual 5k and Fun Run to SMASH the stigmas surrounding people with disabilities in the United States and abroad. The event includes a timed 5k or Superhero Fun Run, real superheroes, kids activities, lawn games, refreshments, and a t-shirt! We encourage you to come in character and dress as your favorite superhero. This year we will be awarding team and costume prizes; and those participating in our Fun Run will be running alongside some of their favorite Superheroes! All proceeds will benefit Exceptional Connections International. We are a nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate professionals and parents in developing countries on how they can support individuals with special needs in their communities.

*Both 5k and Fun Run courses are wheelchair accessible and ADA compliant.


$15- 1 Mile Fun Run

$25- Timed 5k

**$15 discount will be applied to groups of 5 or more.

$25- Spirit Runner (includes t-shirt)

Day of Registration:

$20- 1 Mile Fun Run

$35- Timed 5k

*Children ages 3 and under are free and do not require a registration.

**All registrations are non refundable. This is a rain or shine event!

The following prizes will be awarded:

1. Best Costume

2. Team Spirit: Team with the most creative name and best dressed participants

To inquire about sponsoring our event, please email

2019 Sponsors:

SUPER Sponsors:

WOW Sponsors: