In the News

The Superhero Heart Run is making news wherever we go.  Check out our media coverage from 2015:

spunkySpunky superheroes spread heart defect awareness

Superheroes come in all shapes and sizes, and two little ones in Knoxville are spreading awareness of congenital heart defects.

View the WBIR Knoxville story here.


joshuaMorristown boy, 8, with rare heart condition joins Superhero Heart Race

WATE6 out of Knoxville shares the story of Joshua and his family’s unique CHD story.

View the WATE story here.


avaAn Uncommon Bond

WOWT Channel 6 Omaha and reporter Joe Chiodo tell the story of DaNae and Ava, a mother and daughter Heart Hero duo, before the Omaha Superhero Heart Run.

View the WOWT Story here.


Turnout for Superhero Heart Run Doubles

KPTM Fox 42 Omaha covers the Omaha Superhero Heart Run.

View the article here.


WOWTthumbSuperhero Have Heart in their Fight

WOWT Channel 6 Omaha covers the Omaha Superhero Heart Run with emcee, Malorie Maddox.

View WOWT Story Here.



The Morning Blend – Superhero Heart Run

Kitty Burton and Cori Bumgardner, Heart Hero family, join The Morning Blend to talk about Omaha’s Superhero Heart Run.

View The Morning Blend segment here.


NBCNebThumSuperhero Heart Run Raises Money…Awareness

NBC Nebraska Kearney covers the Superhero Heart Run Kearney

View NBC Nebraska article here.



RegisterThumbDes Moines Register Photos – Superhero Heart Run

The Des Moines Register was on hand to capture some great photos of the Des Moines Superhero Heart Run.

View photos here.




GreatDayThumbGreat Day Des Moines – Superhero Heart Run

Event chairs from the Des Moines Superhero Heart Run visit with the hosts of Great Day Des Moines.

View Great Day Des Moines video here.

2014 In the News


Superhero Heart Run raises $60,000 for Heart Heroes

The Omaha World-Herald’s Live Well Nebraska section covers the Omaha Superhero Heart Run.

View the Article here.






Holden_NewsNearly 1,000 participate in Superhero Heart Run

ABC affiliate in Omaha KETV covers the Omaha Superhero Heart Run and meets Heart Hero Holden.

View the KETV story here



Wyatt jumperBaby Wyatt’s Miraculous Journey

Malorie Maddox with NBC affiliate WOWT brings Omaha Wyatt’s miraculous CHD journey.

View the WOWT story here






GreatDay_NewsSuperhero Heart Run Visits Great Day Des Moines

The crew at KCWI Great Day Des Moines had some fun with Des Moines Chair Suzanne Sprecher talking about the Des Moines Superhero Heart Run

View the KCWI Great Day Video Here




Ruby_NewsHeart Heroes, Inc. offers free superhero capes

The Des Moines Register shares Heart Hero Ruby’s incredible story as well as information about the Des Moines Superhero Heart Run.

Read the Des Moines Register Story Here




KHAS_newsSuper Hero run benefits kids with congenital heart defects (Kearney Superhero Heart Run)

NBC affiliate KHAS in Hastings, Nebraska covers the Kearney Superhero Heart Run.

View the KHAS Story Here.



Heart Hero Elliott & the Kearney Superhero Heart Run Featured on 10/11 Central Nebraska

Heart Hero Elliott and his family talk about his story and supporting the Superhero Heart Run in Kearney, Nebraska

View the 10/11 Interview Here





Nationally, Heart Heroes is making headlines too.  Check out Heart Heroes on NBC Nightly News.

NBC Nightly News – Kids with Heart Defects Find Their Inner Superhero

Thanks to the big-hearted volunteers at Heart Heroes, children diagnosed with heart defects are better able to face their fears.  NBC’s Kevin Tibbles reports.

View the NBC Nightly News segment here.
View the WOWT Local News segment here.


NBC_2NBC Nightly News Follow-Up – Cape requests pour in after Heart Heroes appears on “Nightly News”

NBC Nightly News airs a follow-up story to their July “Making A Difference” feature on Heart Heroes.  Kitty Burton and Sondra Dubas talk about the outpouring of support for Heart Heroes.

View the NBC Nightly News segment here.