Join us on our annual 5k race and help us celebrate the birthday of over 400 foster and underprivileged children in South Florida

We're back in person for our 2023 race and can't wait to see you!

Join Kakes 4 Kids for our 9th annual Be a Hero, Run for a Kid 5K! We’ll be running alongside the beach at the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk!

Can’t join in person, but still want to help? You can still participate virtually or make a donation on our registration site!

Superhero costumes encouraged!

Run/walk on any day and time that works for you between now and Sunday, February 5th.

Charnow Park
300 Connecticut St.
Hollywood, FL 33019

3.1 Miles

500+ Runners

400+ Happy Kids

Registration Details

  • Register by Nov 30th: $25 for youth, $35 for adults
  • Register by Feb 5th: $30 for youth, $40 for adults
  • Register on Race Day: $35 for youth, $45 for adults

*All participants will receive a T-shirt, goodie bag & a custom finisher medal with their registration!

Other ways to help:

  • Sponsor the event (Sponsor Package)
  • Donate by clicking here
  • Sponsor a registration
  • Register and participate virtually if you can’t make it in person.
Register Now

Race Day Schedule


  • 6:30AM: Race Day Registration & Packet Pick-Up
  • 7:30AM: Race Starts

*Awards to follow after race.

The race will be chip timed with all participants receiving a personalized results page, finisher certificates, and a 15 second clip of you crossing the finish line! Awards will be given to the top 3 overall Male & Female runners as well as the top 3 Male & Female Runners in each age group!


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