Henry's Thanksgiving Day Hustle 5K & 1/2 Mile Kids Dash

Thu November 24, 2022 Lake in the Hills, IL 60156 US
Events

5K

8:15AM CST
Open to ages 5 - 99.

1/2 Mile Kids Dash

8:00AM CST
Open to ages 1 - 99.
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://henryshustle.com/.

Place
Marlowe Middle School, 9625 Haligus Road
Lake in the Hills, IL US 60156
Description

Henry's Thanksgiving Day Hustle 5K Presented by Kopf Running:


Join us as Kopf Running presents the 10th Annual Henry's Hustle 5K benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association in honor of our friend, Henry Betts! This year's race will be held on Thursday, November 24, 2022 at 8:15am. We are collecting monetary donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (proceeds from entry fees also go to MDA)! This year, all participants can donate during registration or sign up to be a fundraiser for MDA. I you raise or donate $100 or more, you will receive a special 10th anniversary Henry's Hustle sweatshirt! Please consider donating or fundraising to help us double our impact to MDA!

Registration Options:

  • 5K Includes:
    • Chip timed 5K with online results and photos on RunSignUp race site
    • T-shirt (sizing guaranteed only thru 11/3/2022)
    • Goody bag with coupons and product samples
    • Tickets for our raffle prize drawings (must be present to win)
    • Post-race party with music, food, coffee from Starbucks, post-race stretching from Athletico Physical Therapy, and awards (awards at approx. 9am)
  • 1/2 Mile Kids Dash Includes:
    • T-shirt (sizing guaranteed only thru 11/3/2022)
    • Goody bag with coupons and product samples
    • Tickets for our kid-friendly raffle prize drawings (must be present to win)
    • Post-race party with music, food, coffee from Starbucks, post-race stretching from Athletico Physical Therapy, and awards (awards at approx. 9am)

 

Date & Time

Thursday, November 24, 2022- 8:00am start for the 1/2 Mile Kids Dash and 8:15am start for the 5K. Post-race party includes post-race stretching from Athletics Physical Therapy, Thanksgiving-themed treats and snacks, coffee, music, kids games, awards, and raffle prize drawings. Raffle drawing and race awards at approximately 9:00am.


Price

  • Timed In-Person 5K:
    • $15 thru August 31st
    • $20 September 1st thru October 31st
    • $25 November 1st thru November 23rd
    • $30 for race day registration on November 24th
  • Kids Dash:
    • Always free!

 

Location of Start / Finish Area & Parking

Location: Marlowe Middle School, 9625 Haligus Road, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156. The Run/Walk and Kids Dash will begin on the back (West) side of the building. However, all participants will park in the lot by the front of Marlowe's building (East side of the building) and will walk around the building to enter on the West side (NOTE: the change from previous years where participants walked through the building). Please allow enough time to walk to the back of the building, pick up your packet, and walk back to the start line (if you pick up your packet on race morning or register on race day). Volunteers will be on-site directing parking.


Course Map

Check out this year’s course map by clicking here! Nuun Hydration and water will be available at approximately the 1.6 mile mark.


Timing, Age Groups, & Awards

J3 Timing will be on hand to provide finish times to all runners and walkers participating in the 5K!! The 5K is chip timed, but it is a gun start style race, meaning that everyone's time starts when the race begins, not when you cross the start line. Please note results are not official until after the event. Medals will be given to the male and female top 3 in each age division (14 and under, 15-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65 and older) and the overall male and female finishers. Male and female overall winners will receive a Running Depot Gift Card and a Tom's Farm Market pumpkin pie! 


Packet Pick Up & Race Day Registration

  • Wednesday, November 23rd from 5-8pm at Arctic Heating and Cooling, 111 Erick Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
  • Thursday, November 24th (race day) from 7-8am at Marlowe Middle School, 9625 Haligus Rd, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156

You MAY pick up someone else's packet by giving the packet pick up volunteer the other person's first and last name.

 

Volunteers

Click here to register for one of our volunteer positions!

 
Other Information

  • Age to Participate: Run/Walk participants must be 5 years or older, and Kids Dash participants must be 12 months or older. All participants under the age of 18 years must have a parent register them via online or in person registration.
  • Strollers are welcome. No rollerblades, scooters, or roller-skates. No pets please. Walkers and participants with strollers please start in the back.
  • Race course subject to change without notice. Course map is available here!

Check back to this website and Kopf Running's Facebook page for more info and updates and email Karen at karenlkopf@gmail.com with questions! 

Sponsors

Contact Karen at karenlkopf@gmail.com for 2022 sponsorship information! 

Course Map 2022
Packet Pick Up Info

Packet pick up will be at the following dates and locations:

  • Wednesday, November 23rd from 5-8pm at Arctic Heating and Cooling, 111 Erick Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
  • Thursday, November 24th (race day) from 7-8am at Marlowe Middle School, 9625 Haligus Rd, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156

 

 

T-Shirt Design

Check out the 2022 10th Anniversary Henry’s Hustle shirt design! 

10th Anniversary Sweatshirt Information

Donate or raise $100 or more and receive a 10th anniversary Henry's Hustle sweatshirt! Sweatshirts will need to be picked up in Lake in the Hills the week after the event or will be mailed to you if you are more than 20 miles from LITH.

Raffle Prizes

Tons of great raffle prizes will be drawn for both the 5K and the Kids Dash! You are automatically entered to win one of these prizes when you register for the race! This year's prizes so far: 

  • Kopf Running Free Training Program
  • Kopf Running Free One-On-One Training Session
  • The Running Depot Gift Cards
  • Marvin's Toy Store Gift Basket
  • Mama Bear Macs Gift Certificate 
  • Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse Gift Cards
  • Sport Clips Gift Basket
  • Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt Prize
  • Bentley’s Pet Store Basket
  • Georgio’s Free Pizza Card
  • Bonefish Grill Gift Card
  • Biaggi’s Gift Card
  • Montarra Grill Gift Card 
  • 5 Elements Massage Therapy Gift Certificates
  • Starbucks Gift Basket
  • Organic Rootz
  • MORE COMING SOON!
Race Contact Info

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