Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation will be having a Facebook superhero selfie contest starting Saturday, September 2nd.

Rome, GA- Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation (RFPRD) kick starts preparations for the 2017 Harbin Hero Hustle with their superhero selfie contest. To spread awareness of the upcoming race on October 14th RFPRD, Parker Fibernet, and Harbin Clinic have teamed up to start a superhero selfie Facebook contest.


The contest is to begin on Saturday, September 2nd at 10am, and the superheroes will be placed at a specific location every Saturday during the month of September. The public is encouraged to take selfies with the super heroes and upload them to Facebook for a chance to win a free race registration. A schedule of what superhero and their location is below:

Sept. 2nd: Superman at 400 Broad St.

Sept. 9th: Batman at Miracle Field (755 Braves Blvd.)

Sept. 16th: Flash at 1825 Martha Berry Blvd.

Sept. 23rd: Wonder Woman at Ridge Ferry Park (Ridge Ferry Films)

Sept. 30th: Iron Man at Riverview Park


Instructions on how the public should upload their photos to Facebook:

  1. Take a selfie with the superhero at specified location
  2. Upload it to Facebook
  3. Tag Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation in your post
  4. Be the person with the most Likes & Win!

“We are excited for this contest and can’t wait to see photos!” says Betsy Allgood, Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Manager. The photo with the most likes for the week will win a FREE registration to the Harbin Hero Hustle 5k and Health Walk! Winners will be announced on the Harbin Hero Hustle and RFPRD’s Facebook page the following Friday.

For more information and race details, visit For registration, visit Deadline to be guaranteed a T-shirt is September, 22nd. With race registration, racers can vote for one of the five finalists in the Harbin Hero Challenge: Rome-Floyd YMCA, The Sweet Cocoon, Summit Quest Adventures, Inc, Floyd County CASA, and Living Proof Recovery.

Event updates and contest photos can be seen on Harbin Hero Hustle’s Facebook Event Page:


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