Special Guests at the San Diego Event October 8th, 2017



Hope So Bright’s 2nd Annual ADHD & Autism 5K HERO RUN/WALK, San Diego is scheduled for October 8, 2017. Open to the public, this event is being held at NTC Park in Liberty Station 2455 Cushing Road, San Diego,. All proceeds from this event will go to programs and services in San Diego that support children with ADHD and Autism.

Check-in and Registration- 8:00 AM

NTC Park in Liberty Station
2455 Cushing Road
San Diego, CA US 92106

Small Steps Create BIG CHANGE

This is a 5k walk/run hosted by Hope So Bright set in beautiful NTC Park in Liberty Station. Runners and Walkers have the opportunity to make their steps count as all proceeds go to benefit educational programs for children with ADHD and Autism.

Hope So Bright is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of ADHD and Autism.

Hope So Bright’s 5K ADHD HERO RUN/WALKS are community fundraisers and educational outreach programs to raise awareness about ADHD and Autism with special consideration given to the underserved: those representing different cultures, religious beliefs, languages with a variety of dialects, socioeconomic classes of varying levels of education,and children living in rural, isolated geographic areas.

Event Schedule

Check-in and Registration – 8:00 AM
Opening Ceremony – 9:00 AM
Hero Runners – 9:30 AM
Hero Walkers – 9:35 AM
Expo – All Day
Start Time: 8:00am PDT
End Time: 12:00pm PDT
Price: $35.00 Race Fee
Registration: Registration ends September 15, 2017 at 11:59pm PDT

Registration Starting: May 7, 2017, 12:00am PDT

Registration Ending: September 15, 2017, 11:59pm PDT

Age Based Pricing for 5k ADHD and Autism Hero Walk/Run- San Digeo, CA

$25 Kid Hero Walkers(4-17)
$35.00 Adult Hero Walkers (18+)



Where is the San Diego Hero Walk located?

NTC Park/Liberty Station
2455 Cushing Road
San Diego, CA 92106

How far is the Walk?

The 2nd ADHD and Autism Hero Walk and 5K Run San Diego is about 5 kilometers or roughly 3.11 miles long.  The walk is at your own pace and can be completed as quickly or as slowly as you feel comfortable going.  Walkers, strollers, and wheelchairs are welcome.  Runners will go first at 9:00 AM and the walkers will follow at 9:15 AM.

Who needs to register?

Everyone that will be participating in the 2nd ADHD and Autism Hero Walk and 5K Run MUST register online or at the day of the event at the registration tent, kids included!  Kids 3 and under are free.  We strongly encourage pre-registration to save you money!

I have already registered. Do I need to do anything else?

Yes.  If you have registered you will need to pick up your registration packet.

How do I pick up my packet?

Pre-registration for Hope So Bright’s 2nd Annual 5K ADHD HERO WALK/RUN, SAN DIEGO is available at Road Runner Sports on OCTOBER 8th from 8AM – 12PM at 5553 Copley Drive, San Diego, CA 92111. Their phone number is (858) 974-4455

The following are the benefits of those that pick up their packets at Road Runner Sports:

“BONUS! You’ll get $10 from Road Runner Sports to spend on anything you want in the store! Or join the VIP Family and save 25% on everything! Don’t miss out on this exclusive gift for race participants only when you join the Packet Pickup Party! Restrictions apply. See store for details.”

When is online registration closed?

Registration ends September 15, 2017 at 11:59pm PDT

What time should I arrive?

Day-of registration and packet pickup opens at 7:30 AM and the opening ceremony begins at 8:45 AM.  The 5k run kicks off at 9:00 AM and the walkers will follow fifteen minutes later, at 9:15 AM.

Where should I park?

There are two parking lots that are close to the event: one is off of Historic Decatur Road between Roosevelt and Womble Rd., and the other is on Womble Rd., south of Cushing Rd.  There is also plenty of street parking.

What will be provided by the ADHD Hero Walk and 5K Run?

In addition to the items in your registration packet, the ADHD Hero Walk will provide registered runners and walkers with water and an energy bar.  Restroom facilities will be on site and emergency services provided if needed.

Will there be emergency services?

Yes. The City of San Diego is aware of our event and, in case of emergency, will be available if needed.

Can I register the day of the event?


Are there prizes?

Two first-place prizes will be awarded for the ADHD Hero Runners, one for the first place female runner and one for the first place male runner.  All ADHD Hero Walkers will receive a medal.

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