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Date & Time
Friday, September 23, 2022 - 6:45pm start for the 1/2 Mile Kids Dash and 7:00pm start for the 2 Mile Run/Walk. Raffle drawing / race awards at approximately 7:45pm. Pancake breakfast takes place the next day, Saturday, September 24 at the Rec Center until 11am. The 2 FREE beer tickets given to participants over the age of 21 may be used anytime after the race for the remainder of the Fest.
Race and Charity Info
Join us as Kopf Running presents the 4th Annual Huntley Fall Fest Run and Kids Dash as part of Huntley Fall Fest on Friday, Sept. 23rd, 2022! This year's event will include a sunset 2 mile run/walk on Friday night instead of the 5K on Saturday morning. We hope you enjoy this new structure to our race! We will have glow sticks and glow in the dark face paint to make the evening extra fun for families!
The race will once again benefit Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK), an organization committed to mobilizing school professionals, families and communities to take actions that lead to healthy eating, physical activity and healthier schools where kids thrive. Right here in Northern Illinois, in the school districts in our area benefit from the programs put into place by AFHK and its volunteers! AFHK helps create healthier schools by bringing all the members of a school community together and equipping them with the tools and resources they need to make change happen. The organization strives to take care of all the health aspects of children- physical, nutritional, and psychological. At the event and during online registration, we are collecting monetary donations for the AFHK (proceeds from entry fees also go to the organization)!
Location of Start / Finish Area & Parking
Betsey Warrington Park, 12209 West Main Street, Huntley, IL 60142. Run/Walk and Kids Dash will begin near the pavilion of the park. However, all participants will park in the lots directly behind (West) of the Huntley Rec Center and walk between the two baseball fields and over Lois Lane to the pavilion for the pre race festivities and packet pick up. Please allow enough time for this short walk across the field. Volunteers will be on-site directing parking.
Check out this year's course map by clicking here!
Timing, Age Groups, & Awards
Timing will be provided by RaceTime Inc. Awards to follow the 2 mile race. The Running Depot gift cards will be given to the overall male and female winners. Age group winners will receive a small gift. Age groups: under 14, 15-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, and 65 and over.
Packet Pick Up & Race Day Registration
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! Email us at HuntleyFallFest5K@gmail.com. To find out how to volunteer, please check back soon. Email us at HuntleyFallFest5K@gmail.com or email@example.com with questions or for more info.
This 5K event is one of the many offerings of the Huntley Fall Fest weekend. Check out the other events at Fall Fest, which include: book sale, car and tractor shows, carnival, model train display, pancake breakfast, concerts from the areas top bands, craft and home business show, scarecrow building, sponsor/ business expo, and fireworks!! Find more info here!
Thank you 2022 sponsors! Contact Karen about sponsorship opportunities: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sign up to volunteer here: https://signup.com/go/fhtQpSR
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Additional race information can be found at http://www.kopfrunning.com/huntleyfallfest5k.
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