Sat April 24, 2021 Northbrook, IL 60062 US
2705 Techny road
Northbrook, IL US 60062

COVID-19 Precautions (In-Person):

  • Two races will be held at 8:00 and 9:00 am. Each race will have a maximum of 75 runners/walkers with staggered start times (9:00, 9:05…) based on a participant’s race pace. Race pace is how many minutes it takes a participant to run or walk one mile. For example, if it takes 10 minutes to run one mile then the race pace would be 10 minutes per mile. 
  • Participants will be assigned a corral (start time) based on their stated race pace. Each corral will have a minimum of 10 participants. Participants will be socially distanced at the start line. Participants should not show up more than 10 minutes prior to their assigned start time. 
  • Temperature checks and verbal health screenings will be done on all participants and staff prior to the event. Hand sanitizer and handwashing station will also be available.
  • Face masks must be worn before and after the race. Masks are NOT required while running/walking and can be removed. Masks will be worn by all staff/volunteers for the duration of the event. Disposable masks will be provided to all runners who attend without their own.
  • Water stations will not be permitted on the race route and water will only be provided at the end of the race. Participants that need water during the race should bring a pre-filled water bottle.
  • Vendor tables will not be permitted and all vendor items will be placed in goodie bags.
  • All race participants must leave at the completion of the race. In-person winners will be announced via Facebook the day of the race and all race results (virtual & in-person) will be provided on by Sunday, April 25th.

Virtual Race:

  • Virtual Race can be done on any course and any day chosen by participant but must be completed by Saturday, April 24th at 10:00 am.
  • Participants should email a picture of themselves, a screenshot of the route from the running/walking tracker (e.g. Runkeeper, Map my Run), and email it to with their race completion time no later than 12 pm on Sunday, April 25th to be entered into a raffle to win a prize.
  • All race results (virtual & in-person) will be provided on by Sunday, April 25th.
  • HKD 5K T-shirts can be picked up at Curbside from 8am  - 8 pm..

Packet Pick Up: Curbside Pick-up (Date and time to be announced.

Race Parking:  NSYMCA Parking Lot & Surrounding Neighborhood

Top Finishers: Prizes will be given to the overall Adult male and female finisher in both age categories 18 and under and 19+. In-person winners will be announced on Facebook the day of the race and all race results (virtual & in-person) will be provided on by Sunday, April 25th. 

Race Course: Police and volunteer marshals will staff intersections and direct traffic, but the course will not be completely closed to traffic.

Race Shirts: Every participant that registers by April 10th will receive a short-sleeved T-shirt, both adult and youth sizes. Registrations after April 10th, aren't guaranteed a T-shirt. REGISTRATIONS AFTER 4/12 WILL NOT RECEIVE A T-SHIRT!

Timing & Results: CHIP TIMING! This race is professionally timed by J3 Timing. Race Results will be posted online at

Safety: For safety reasons, pets, rollerblades, skateboards, and bicycles of any kind will not be allowed in either race. • Strollers will be allowed but must start behind the run. All proceeds go back to the NSYMCA

**All pictures are pre-Pandemic

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