Super Hero 5K Fun Run & Walk Registration Open

Posted: 9/19/2016

Event to Include 1-Mile Kids’ Race & Family Health Fair

Brookings Health System employees Bev Cotton, September Bessler, Ann Overby and Louise Coull donned comic book hero costumes at the last Super Hero 5K Fun Run and Walk. This year’s event will also include a kids’ 1-mile run and a family-oriented health fair inside the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex. Registration is now open online at for the Oct. 15 race.Brookings Health System and Brookings Hy-Vee will once again host the Super Hero 5K Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, Oct. 15. The race will start and end at the Sanford Jackrabbit Athletic Complex (S-JAC).

The event will include a kids’ 1-mile race at 8:30 a.m. with the main race starting at 9 a.m. Participants are encouraged to dress as their favorite super hero; prizes will be given for the best costumes. All participants will receive a race t-shirt and participating children will receive a race medal, courtesy of race sponsors Brookings Dental Clinic, Century Business Products and Brookings Auto Mall.

In addition to the races, the event will include a family-oriented health fair with informational booths on wellness activities, safety, and nutrition. Fun activities and games for all ages will also be available.

Cost is $10 for adults $5 for the kids’ 1-mile run. Race packets may be picked up 45 minutes before the kids’ 1-mile start. Participants may register online at

For more information or to volunteer, please contact Cody Williams at (605) 696-8018.

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic, Arlington Medical Center, White Medical Clinic and Volga Medical Clinic. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, surgical and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock patient needs ranging from minor injuries to life threatening crises. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at