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Additional race information can be found at https://henryshustle.com/.
Henry's Thanksgiving Day Hustle 5K Presented by Kopf Running:
Join us as Kopf Running presents the 11th 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 23, 2023 at 8:15am. We are collecting monetary donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (proceeds from entry fees also go to MDA)! Please consider donating to or fundraising for MDA to help us double our impact!
Date & Time
Thursday, November 23, 2023- 8:00am start for the 1/2 Mile Kids Dash and 8:15am start for the 5K. Post-race party includes post-race stretching, Thanksgiving-themed treats and snacks from Tom's Farm Market, Einstein Bagels, Starbucks coffee, music, kids games, awards, and raffle prize drawings. Raffle drawing and race awards at approximately 9:00am.
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 entrance of Marlowe (the East side of the building) and walk through the building to the gym for pre-race stretching and refreshments. Then, runners will exit on the West side of the building to begin the race. If you pick up your packet on race day or register on race day, please allow enough time to return your items to your vehicle, as there is no gear check, before returning to the start line to begin the race. Volunteers will be on-site directing parking.
See the revised race course below and here! Water will be available at approximately the 1.6 mile mark.
Timing, Age Groups, & Awards
Race Time 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 $50 Gift Card, a Tom's Farm Market pumpkin pie, a Tropical Smoothie Cafe smoothie card, and a medal! Age group winners will receive a Tropical Smoothie Cafe smoothie card and a medal!
Packet Pick Up & Race Day Registration
You MAY pick up someone else's packet by giving the packet pick up volunteer the other person's first and last name.
Click here to register for one of our volunteer positions!
Check back to this website and Kopf Running's Facebook page for more info and updates and email Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions!
Last minute course change - see map for the new 2023 course. Course always subject to change.
Packet pick up will be at the following dates and locations:
2023 Henry's Hustle T-Shirt Design
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! See below for the list of 2023 prizes so far! More to come!
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