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Sheffield Superhero Sprint 5km & 10km

19 Jun 2021

Sheffield Tinsley Canal Towpath
Starts: 11:00
Distance: 5 & 10 Kilometres
Entry Fee: £18.00 - £20.00
FREE personalized t-shirt for every entrant!

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KAPOW!!! Defeating Cancer one step at a time. Join us for the annual Sheffield “Defeat Cancer” Superhero Sprint on Saturday 19th June 2021! This established family Superhero/Supervillain sprint event consists of a 5km fun run and a 10km race and costume contest on the beautiful Sheffield/Tinsley canal towpath. Wear your favourite superhero or supervillain gear and use your superpowers to walk, run or sprint to the finish line. It’s going to be a whole comic strip of fun with a whole lot of running thrown in too! Burn off some energy, use your superpowers and have a WHOLE load of superhero or supervillain fun!. It's a family friendly 5k &10k run/walk with a medal and a FREE personalised t-shirt for all finishers! Bring your family and friends and join us as we take to the streets for the annual Sheffield Superhero Sprint. Choose your distance - 5km or 10km - and get going before the supervillains catch you. Run on your own, as a pair or in a team. There's a bespoke medal for all runners; celebratory fizz at the finish line, friendly marshals & cakes available too. Get your capes on! Full route details will be available shortly but the event will start & finish on the canal towpath behind The Source (within a short walking distance of Meadowhall). Afterwards you can head off to the Meadowhall to grab yourself a bargain, or have lunch. It’s time to dust off your running shoes, earn a medal, and sign up for this amazingly comical event on 19th June 2021! Fast, flat & beautiful course with huge PB potential. Family friendly, wheelchair friendly, pram friendly; no time limits, no pressure - just LOADS of fun. Come and join us!



Mel  Wilkinson


5 & 10 Kilometres
Entry limit:
Remaining places:
Race licence:
Applied for
Suitable for wheelchairs


  • Water stations
  • Distance markers
  • Toilets
  • Changing facilities
  • Baggage store
  • No showers
Race HQ:
S9 1EA

Race numbers will be allocated at Registration on the day of the race. Full race instructions will be emailed out the week before the race date: if you have not received these by 14/06/21 please check your spam folder and email us at RunSheffield@mail.com if necessary.

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