The first annual Lake Shawnee Superheroes family-friendly event takes place on Saturday morning, March 30. Three different races offer participants a choice of challenges: 3-mile run/walk, 6-mile run, or 9-mile run. The start time for all races is 9:00. Onsite registration and chip pick-up is from 7:30-8:45.

The three beautiful and challenging certified timed courses will be clearly marked, well organized, and timed by NJ Trail Series using the MYLAPS ProChip Timing System. Course maps can be viewed at lakeshawneeclub.org.

Team and individual awards will be presented at the completion of the race to the top three men and women overall, first-place male and female in seven age categories, and first five kids age 12 and under. Additional awards will be given for the largest team pre-registered by March 16, the team with the fastest overall time, and best costumes.

The Lake Shawnee area thrives on volunteerism and service toward others – a community of real superheroes. These traits are nurtured at an early age and cultivated over the years. A new Lake Shawnee Scholarship, supported solely through 100% of the proceeds from the annual race, is open to anyone in Jefferson Township who exemplifies these qualities. Applications for the inaugural scholarship will be available through the high school.

Pre-registration for the Lake Shawnee Superheroes event (including towel, bananas, bagels, water, and chip) must be completed by March 16 through https://runsignup.com/Race/NJ/Wharton/LakeShawneeSuperHero369:

Adults 3/6/9 – $25/$35/$45 each
Adult Team of 4+ – $20/$30/$40 each
Children 12 and under – $10 each (no chip)

Registration fees March 17-30:

All Adults 3/6/9 – $30/$40/$50 each
Children 12 and under – $12 each (no chip)

Donations are welcome, and local businesses are invited to help sponsor the event. For full details and up-to-date information, visit www.facebook.com/LakeShawneeSuperHero3.6.9. For additional information, contact LakeShawneeSuperHero369@gmail.com.

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