5K Hero Run - Hosted by the Swatara Township Police Department - 2022

The Harrisburg Area's Favorite race is BACK; the 9th Annual 5K Hero Run, hosted by the Swatara Township Police Department!  It has been a joy to see everyone come back and support this event year after year!  It has also been a rough 2 years for law enforcement and we need your support NOW MORE THAN EVER!  This event helps bring people of all walks of life together to help support all of the heroes in our lives.  As always, this event is open to all ages and supports both walkers and runners.  

We hope you can join us this year on November 6th, 2022!  Bring a friend and/or family member.  Let's make this the best Hero Run yet!


Your Friend in Blue

Corporal Brandon Pokrop

Swatara Township Police Department



I understand that participating in a race is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter the Swatara Township Police Department's Hero Run/Walk unless I am medically able to do so and have been properly trained. I voluntarily assume all risks associated with the Event including, but not limited to: falls, contact with other persons, weather conditions, traffic hazards, road and trail conditions, and any and all such other risks being known and unknown by me. Having read this waiver and intending to be legally bound hereby, I release the Swatara Township Police Department, the township of Swatara, its directors, officers, volunteers, agents and employees, assigns, successors and their heirs; All Sponsors and the Sponsors’ officers, directors, agents, employees, assigns, successors and heirs as well as the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from any and all claims, demands, and causes of action in law and in equity of any kind arising from my participation in the Event and agree to defend the same against any action which may be made on my behalf arising from my participation in the Event. I further grant permission to the Swatara Township Police Department the right to use my likeness, in any media form for any purpose. Additionally, I agree to abide by any decision of any Event official as to my ability to safely participate in the Event and I agree to abide by the Rules of the Swatara Township Police Department during the Event.

WAIVER: I, the undersigned participant (and my parent or guardian if I am younger than 18 years of age), intending to be legally bound, do hereby forever release and waive any and all rights, claims, and actions for damages that we, our heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns may have, or that may hereafter accrue against any and all persons, organizations, and other entities associated with the event, including, but not limited to Race Entry, sponsors, affiliates, volunteers, 5K Hero Run - Hosted by the Swatara Township Police Department, and individual 5K Hero Run - Hosted by the Swatara Township Police Department organizers, arising out of or in connection with my involvement before, during, or after the event.

I verify that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained to participate in this event and I assume the risks involved in this activity. I further attest that I will be mindful of traffic along the race course, and hold said sponsors and organizers blameless in any harm that may happen.

I consent to the collection and use of my Personal Information as contained in the Privacy Policy. I also give my permission for the free use of my name and/or pictures in telecasts, broadcasts, newspapers, posters, advertising, etc.

I also acknowledge understanding that the charge to my card will show up as Race Entry. I acknowledge that the online processing fees and charitable donations are non-refundable. I also acknowledge that any charitable donations will have 4.97% withheld from the donation to pay credit card and administrative costs.

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Race Entry facilitates registration for various events, some of which allow participants under the age of thirteen (13). We require a submission of birth date for all registration entries. For children under the age of thirteen (13), parental or guardian consent is required.

You agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Utah, USA, will apply to all matters relating to this Agreement and Waiver. You irrevocably consent that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with Race Entry relating to this Agreement and Waiver resides in the courts of Utah, and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of Utah in conjunction with any such dispute including any claim involving Race Entry .