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Warner Bros. and DC Comics Announce DC Batman 5K Fun Run for Batman 80th Anniversary in BRISBANE. #LongLiveTheBat #Batman80 #Batman

The DC Batman Run Series Australia will celebrate 80 years of Batman, the #1 Super Hero in the world. The fun run will be held on Batman’s Day, 21 September 2019.  The celebration event will kick-off at Brisbane’s very own Gotham Central on Ann St. The 5Km run is one of the many special events for Batman’s 80th Anniversary celebration that Warner Bros. and DC is hosting this year, giving Batman fans of all ages the opportunity to read, watch, shop, and experience all things inspired by the Dark Knight.

The DC Batman 5K Fun Run (& Walk) will celebrate the 80 years of Batman the #1 Super Hero in the world.

Celebrating 80 years as The World’s Greatest Detective, Batman is the ultimate crusader against injustice. His unparalleled intellect and physical abilities prove that superpowers are not needed to be a Super Hero.

In the only Australian DC Batman Run Series, participants will receive an exclusive Batman race kit and post-race finish line party with live entertainment, photo opportunities with Batman and much more. The course will wind through some of Brisbane City’s most iconic landmarks finish at one of the newest and very Batman themed event spaces in Brisbane, the Maritime Museum. All DC Batman Run finishers will receive a limited edition 80th Anniversary finisher’s medal to commemorate their accomplishment and the celebration of Batman.

“We are excited to bring fans together to celebrate Batman’s 80-year legacy,” said Maryellen Zarakas, senior vice president, franchise management and marketing, Warner Bros. Consumer Products. “Batman has shown us that everyone has the inner strength and ability to be a super hero. Although he has the best tech and gadgets, at his core he’s just a man that wants to do good in the world and that’s why his character continues to resonate today.”

“Batman is one of the most iconic Super Heroes of all time, and to be able to create an event that celebrates 80 years of his existence is very exciting for our group,” said Rebecca Harwood, Director, DC Batman Run Series Australia. “Now is the optimal time for sponsors to join us on this journey filled with so many moments of celebration and inspiration.”

The DC Batman Run also includes a virtual run, allowing running and Batman enthusiasts to participate even if they live outside of Brisbane. Batman fans worldwide are connecting and sharing their experiences with #LongLiveTheBat.

To learn more about the DC Batman Run Series Australia, to register or to inquire about partnerships and sponsorships, please visit For the latest information about the series,  follow @dcbatmanrunoz  on Instagram, and like the DC Batman Run Australia Facebook page.

The DC Batman Run Series will be held in conjunction with the Los Angeles DC Batman Run Series scheduled to be held on the same day.  The Australian event will be operated by Event Management Solutions Australia and SON Events, LLC, an independent licensee, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC.


Batman Character Facts

Powers: exceptional martial artist, combat strategy, inexhaustible wealth, brilliant deductive skill, advanced technology, has a great suit

Occupation: CEO of Wayne Enterprises

Alias/AKA: Dark Knight, Caped Crusader, Matches Malone

#LongLiveTheBat #Batman80 #Batman

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