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  • McHenry County 5K Human Race:- Run 3.1 Miles
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Start Time
9:00 AM
Entry Fee
$15 to $40
Follett Software
1391 Corporate Drive

The Human Race is a unique 5K that supports charities serving McHenry County IL. Each race participant designates what organization will receive the proceeds of their race fee.

The Human Race will support over 50 local charities this years!

This race is for all fitness levels

The first 1,000 to register are guaranteed a Heros T-shirt



The event includes

  Timed race

Hydration station

Onsite charity expo

Finish line entertainment

Food at the Finish line


Awards include (Back to the top)

Awards will be given to the top male and female finishers.

Medals are given to the first three individuals to complete the race in the following categories:

14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34,

35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59

60-64, 65-69, 70 and over

All children 10 and under will receive a finisher medal

$2400 in Cash Prizes! 

Cash prizes include (Back to the top)

  • $600: McHenry County Community Foundation Award  Organization with the most race participants

  • $400: Illinois State Bank Award  Top fundraising organization

  • $400: Name TBD  Top fundraising individual (Prize money goes to individuals participating organization of choice)

  • $250: Second place organization with most race participants

  • $250: Prize to the organization that submits a photo showing the mostrace day Heros dressed in costume. (Photo must be submitted electronically to VCMC no later than May 5.)

  • $250: Second place fundraising individual (Prize money goes to individuals participating organization of choice)

  • $150: Organization with most active fundraising pages. (Pages must have donations in order to be considered active)

  • $100: Best dressed hero at packet pick-up (prize money goes to individuals participating organization of choice)

Registration information (Back to the top)

  • December 1 to 31: Early online registration: $25

  • Jan 1 to March 31: Online registration $30

  • April 1 to April 24: Online registration $35

  • April 25 (packet pick up) Offline registration $35

  • April 27 (Day of) Offline registration $40

Race Day Information (Back to the top)

  • 7:30AM to 8:45AM: Day of Race registration $40.

  • 7:30AM to 10:30 Expo, music, visit charities, local venders in event parking lot

  • 7:30 to 8:45: Race day registration and day of packet pick-up

  • 8:40 AM stretching at race start line

  • 8:50: announcements

  • 9AM Runners begin, walkers to follow

  • Following race: food and music

  • 9:45: Race awards outside of food tent

 Course Time Limit

Participants have 1.5 hours to complete the 5K participants have 1.5 hours to complete the course (30 min/mile pace).


Timing System

*Please note: All participants must wear their bib in order to have their times recorded. Race Results will be posted at www.mchumanrace.org shortly after the race.


There will be photographers along the course snapping your photo for some great action shots. Race pictures can be found on our Facebook page. A link to this page can be found at www.mchumanrace.org

Rules and Policies (Back to the top)

  • You must bring a photo ID to pick up your own race bib.

  • Racers are allowed to pick up bibs for other runners. A signed stated displaying the name, phone and email listed on the individuals race registration is required for each bib to be picked up. 

  • Bibs that are lost or misplaced will not be replaced.

  • Race bibs are required to participate.

  • Children riding in strollers do not require a bib.

  • No coaches, handcycles, bikes, in-line skates, skateboards or dogs will be allowed on the course.

Rain or Shine

This event will take place rain or shine, so please dress accordingly.



Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and entries are NON-TRANSFERABLE. Sorry, no exceptions. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate. You may not give or sell your number to anyone else. You also may not transfer your application to the following year or another event.

Gear Check

Gear check is not available


Course Info

Course (Back to the top)

For the safety of all participants, the following are prohibited: bicycles, in-line skates, skateboards and all motor-driven vehicles.


The course is an out and back route which will run through McHenry Corporate Park, past the United Way of McHenry County and local businesses. Course map.

Other Info

2014 Results at: athlinks.com

2013 Results at: drkomputing.com or athlinks.com
2012 Results at: athlinks.com
2011 Results at: athlinks.com

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