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Thank you for another great year!
The race may be over, but our fundraising campaign is in full swing. 
Online donations will be open until Sunday, June 9 at midnight. 

Please help us reach our ambitious goal. Click to donate to an individual or donate to a team.

More from the 2019 event:

Full results

Free photos 

2019 Rotary Classic Superhero Run: Sneak Peek Album

Organized by Rotary Cambridge, in collaboration with KidsAbility and Run Waterloo, the Rotary Classic Superhero Run is in its 33rd year and has raised 1.2 million dollars to date. 

Be a part a great day with family, dress like a superhero (if you like) , AND help us to raise money for our community all while having a super time! 

Registration fees

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We would love to waive your registration fee and have you raise money for KidsAbility. If you plan to raise $50 or more, register here! Note: if you do not meet the pledge requirement above, all registration fees will apply.

5 KM Run Closed

Registration closed
  • Individual. Price includes tax AND processing fees.

    1. $35.00
      Feb 18 – May 25
    2. $40.00
      May 26 – May 30

2.5 KM Run/Walk Closed

Registration closed
  • Individual. Price includes tax AND processing fees.

    1. $25.00
      Feb 18 – May 25
    2. $30.00
      May 26 – May 30

1 KM Fun Run/Walk Closed

Event starts at 10:30. 1k registrations do not include a t-shirt. Price includes tax AND processing fees. Untimed.

  1. $15.00
    Feb 18 - May 30

Exercise Your Heart


The three Rotary Clubs of Cambridge together with the Cambridge Times, and the Waterloo Region Police Service invites runners, joggers and walkers to make a difference for children with special needs.

Join us on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at Hespeler Memorial Arena in Cambridge for this family-friendly event. Your support will help to make a difference for the nearly 2,000 children and youth with special needs who benefit from life-changing therapy and support services at KidsAbility in Cambridge. 

We encourage you to collect donations from your colleagues, friends and family. Set your fundraising goal so your supporters can watch your progress and help you reach your goal. 

Team Fundraising Prizes

After the race, the top three teams will, in order, have their choice of one of the following prize packages!

1st Prize
Hamilton Theatre Matinee or Evening Performance and 3 Course Dinner at the Cambridge Mill for 6.

2nd Prize
Tickets to Cambridge Ribfest for 10.

3rd Prize
Bowling and Pizza Party for 12.

Individual Fundraising Raffle


For every $100 you raise, you earn one entry for these prizes:

  • Spin Bike from Keystone Fitness - value $700
  • Cambridge Mill Gift Certificates - 4 x $50
  • Wine basket (with Mondavi Napa Estate Cab Sauv, Prisoner wine, Riedel Glasses) – Value $200
  • 2 Tickets to a Performance at the Jackson-Triggs Amphitheatre (performer TBD) – Value $250
  • 2 tickets to Riverfest - Value $320
  • 1 week junior golf camp at Whistle Bear Golf Club - $395 value  
  • Junior Clothing Package - Whistle Bear Golf Club $200
  • Lumberjacks Axe Throwing Gift Certificates - 4 x $100
  • Rionectar Gift Certificate - $100
  • Original Oil Painting - Local Artist - Donna O'Krafta - Value $350
  • 1 month membership at Anytime Fitness  

Registration Options

Registration Policy:
All entries are non-refundable, non-transferable, and non-deferrable. There are no exceptions once a person has registered. If you pay for the race and choose to fundraise, your entry fee will be counted as a personal donation. 

Pre-Registration Deadlines:
Drop off: At Runners’ Choice, 55 Erb St E, Waterloo, by Tuesday, May 28 at 5:00 pm. 
Online: Right here at by Friday, May 31 at 12:00 pm. 
After these dates, entries will only be accepted at Kit Pickup.

Race Weekend - Registration and Kit Pickup
Registration and Kit Pickup will take place:
Sunday, June 2, 8:30 am - 9:15 am - Hespeler Memorial Arena, 640 Ellis Road, Cambridge, ON
Registrations will be accepted at these times and locations.

Race Information

2.5 KM and 5 KM Races start at Hespeler Memorial Arena, Cambridge at 9:30 a.m.

1 KM family walk starts at 10:30am

Course Maps: 5 KM  |  2.5 KM  |  1 KM

All participants receive a finisher gift. Awards as follows:

  • Prize money, male and female, 1st place only: 
    • 5k: $100
    • 2.5k: $50
  • Medals, male and female, 3 deep without duplicaction:  
    • 5k: Overall, 15 and under, 16-29, 30-39. 40-49, 50-59, 60+
    • 2.5k: Overall, 8 and under, 9-11. 12-13. 14+


Don't Miss Out!

Before The Run
Everyone in a superhero costume is invited to a special group photo at the start line at 9:20am (10 minutes before the race start). As far as we know, this photo will be the largest gathering of superheros in Waterloo Region, and this photo will be published in the Cambridge Times. Get inspired, and get creative!

After The Run
Following your run, enjoy a free lunch while you meet some of your favourite superheros. Enjoy the Erick Traplin show, bouncy castle, face painting, and more!



Only the first 400 entrants for the 2.5 KM/5 KM will receive a free t-shirt. Deadline for t-shirt is May 28 at midnight.  All participants (including 1 KM) have the option to purchase an additional shirt for $15 through the registration process. Use this guide to help with sizing. 


The sponsors recognized on this page have generously contributed financial support, products and/or services to the Rotary Classic Superhero Run and we encourage your ongoing support of these generous companies and organizations.

Thank you to our sponsors!
Platinum sponsor


Supporting sponsors

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Join this great group and help us reach our goal! Contact us today!

Results and Photos

At, race results will be available immediately after the race. Later that week, thousands of race photos - all free to download, will be available from our Flickr gallery and tagged directly to the results!

Top Teams


Clippers for KidsAbility





The Super Star Squad





Jordyns Crusaders





Jennings Family

Raised: $1,457.17


Miss marvel





Event Schedule

  • June 2 8:30 AM EDT - Race Day Registration and Kit Pickup Begins

  • June 2 9:20 AM EDT - Superhero group photo at Start Line

  • June 2 9:30 AM EDT - 2.5 KM & 5 KM Race Start

  • June 2 10:30 AM EDT - 1 KM Family Walk Start

  • June 2 11:00 AM EDT - Awards

Contact Information

Event Location

640 Ellis Road, Cambridge, ON, Canada

Click here to view map