Greetings heroes! Florida Comics Experience (www.florida-comics.com) has partnered with Friends of Children of Brevard (www.friendsofchildrenofbrevard.org) to present a Costume Contest at the 2016 Superhero 5k Race & One Mile Fun Run on Saturday, February 6th. The race will be held at the Avenue Viera in Brevard County. All proceeds benefit the abused, abandoned and neglected children of Brevard County and support the Guardian ad Litem Program.

Design your running costume to look like your favorite superhero and enter to win some AMAZING prizes:

  • $100 Best Male
  • $100 Best Female
  • $25 Gift Certificate to Famous Faces & Funnies (fb.com/FFFComics) & Funko Pop figure for Best Male (Child)
  • $25 Gift Certificate to Viera Comics (www.vieracomics.com) & Funko Pop figure for Best Female (Child)
  • Dinner & A Movie in Viera for Best Group

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You must be at the Race to Sign Up between 7:00 AM and 7:30 AM the morning of the race. This is so the judges have time to review your costume BEFORE you take part in the run. (The run begins at 8:00 AM.)

Winners will be announced after the Race Winners are announced (by Running Zone) on the main stage.


  1. You must be a registered participant for the 2016 Superhero 5k Race & One Mile Fun Run to be eligible for the contest. Please make sure you have your race number visible on your costume before entering/pre-judging.
  2. Costumes must be integrated into your running outfit and can be a pre-existing or original “super hero”.
  3. You must be present at the awards ceremony to win and claim your award. (Sorry, we can’t mail anything.)
  4. Judges will be looking for originality, authenticity, overall theme and craftsmanship.
  5. Children’s categories are limited to ages fourteen (14) and under.
  6. This costume contest is a family friendly event, so please make sure you costume doesn’t exceed a “PG” level.
  7. Have fun!

For more information, visit: runningzone.com/events/super-hero-5k-and-1-miler/