NOTICE: Gilbert is rolling out new residential trash, recycling and bulk trash pickup schedules for all residents on Monday, January 4, 2016. Trash and recycling containers will be picked up on the same day and bulk trash pickup will continue to be offered one week per zone each month. VIEW your new pickup schedule.

Ka-POW! Superhero Run



KA-POW Superhero Adventure Run

Presented by:

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Get ready to tie on your capes and be a Superhero at The KA-POW! Superhero Adventure Run on Saturday, March 19th presented by Banner Health Center. This is a costumed run fit for the whole family with fun and challenging obstacles. Runners are encouraged to wear their favorite superhero costume as they participate in a kid-friendly course with 20 playful obstacles. The Adventure run course includes many challenging obstacles such as the Spiderman Tower, Thor Tires, Iron Man Crawl, Wonder Woman Wall, and back by popular demand the Aqua-man's waterslide.

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2016 Event Date and Time

March 19th, 2016 - 8am-Noon- The first wave starts at 8:00am and continue every 3-5minutes. Rain Date- March 26th. 


Freestone Park, 1045 E Juniper Ave.

Gotham City

After you have successfully beaten our course you can visit our "Gotham City" between 8am-12pm. Gotham City will consist of finish line refreshments, music entertainment, inflatable activities, visit with Arizona's "Superhero's" and participate plenty of photo opportunities with your favorite Superhero!

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KA-POW Sponsorship Opportunities

If you are interested in becoming and event sponsor feel free to contact Denise Merdon at 480-503-6240 or Mike Leppert at 480-503-6235.


Registration for the 2016 KA-POW Superhero Adventure Run will begin December 2015.  Check back for then more information.


Volunteers are needed for this fun family event. Will you spend the day with us?  To Become a Volunteer complete the on-line application.