Huntley Fall Fest 5K & Kids Dash

Sat September 21, 2019 Huntley, IL US 60142


8:00AM CDT
Betsey Warrington Park
12209 West Main Street
Huntley, IL US 60142

Huntley Fall Fest 5K& Kids Dash presented by Kopf Running

Join us as Kopf Running presents the 2nd annual Huntley Fall Fest 5K and Kids Dash as part of Huntley Fall Fest! The race will 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. Kopf Running, the presenting sponsor, has a personal connection to the organization, as the husband and wife team raise funds every year for AFHK while training for the Chicago Marathon! At the event and during online registration, we are collecting monetary donations for the AFHK (proceeds from entry fees also go to the organization)!

Included in your 5K registration:

  • T-shirt (sizing guaranteed only thru 9/9/19)
  • New This Year! 1 beer ticket redeemable at the Fest for the first 100 participants over 21.
  • Ticket for post-race pancake breakfast presented by Sun City Lions Club (walk from race location to pancake breakfast at the Huntley Rec Center)
  • Goody bag with product samples and coupons
  • Ticket for our raffle prize drawings (must be present to win)

Included in your 1/4 mile Kids Dash registration:

  • Youth sized t-shirt (sizing guaranteed only thru 9/9/19)
  • Kids ticket for post-race pancake breakfast presented by Sun City Lions Club - if adult participated in 5K (walk from race location to pancake breakfast at the Huntley Rec Center)
  • Goody bag with kid-friendly goodies
  • Ticket for our kid-friendly raffle prize drawings (must be present to win)

Date & Time
Saturday, September 21st, 2019 - 8:00am start for the 5K & 9:00am start for the 1/4 mile Kids Dash. Raffle drawing / race awards at approximately 9:15am. Pancake breakfast takes place at the Rec Center until 11am, so head over to redeem your free breakfast voucher when you are done with the race and after raffle drawing/ race awards! Free beer ticket given to first 100 5K participants over the age of 21 may be used anytime after the race for the remainder of the Fest.

Timed 5K: $25 thru August 31st; $30 thru September 20th; race day $35. Kids Dash is always free.

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.

Course Map
Check out this year's course map below!

Timing, Age Groups, & Awards
J3 Timing will be on hand to provide finish times to all runners and walkers participating in the 5K!! The timing is based on bib number, so please have your bib number displayed at all times while running the race, so that the timing company can accurately record your finishers time at the finish line. Please note results are not official until after the event. Awards 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 $75 Running Depot Gift Certificate!

Packet Pick Up & Race Day Registration

  • Packet pick up: 
    • Friday, September 20th from 6:00-8:00pm at the Huntley Rec Center gymnasium (12015 Mill Street, Huntley, IL 60142); race registration also available at packet pick up on Friday - cash or check only.
    • Race morning Saturday, September 21st from 7:00-7:45am at the Betsey Warrington Park Shelter (12209 West Main Street, Huntley, IL 60142 - see above regarding parking). PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE!!
    • You MAY pick up someone else's packet by giving the packet pick up volunteer the other person's first and last name.
  • Race day registration:
    • Available race morning, September 21st from 7:00-7:45am at the Betsey Warrington Park Shelter (12209 West Main Street, Huntley, IL 60142 -- see above regarding parking). PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE!!
    • Cash or check only accepted on race morning.

Other Information

  • 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 displayed below!
  • Check back to this website and Kopf Running's Facebook page for more info and updates! 
  • To find out how to volunteer, please click here. Email us at or 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!
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Course Map
Sponsors 2019
Sponsorship Information

For information on sponsoring this event, please contact Karen at Below are the sponsor levels for the 2019 event:


Leaves Sponsor ($50)

➡  Company logo and link on Huntley Fall Fest 5K website and It’s Your Race registration page
➡  Opportunity to contribute flyers / other marketing item to goody bags
➡  Sponsor announcement on race day
➡  Inclusion of logo and company info on one Kopf Running Facebook post

Acorn Sponsor ($100)

ALL Leaves Sponsor benefits PLUS:
➡  Opportunity to have a table at the registration/post-race party (Betsey Warrington Pavilion)
➡  Inclusion of logo and link on all e-newsletters (distributed to approx. 4,000 emails)
➡  Company logo on back of race t-shirt (this benefit only available with commitment before 9/1/18)
➡  Opportunity to have employees participate as volunteers at the water station or kids games area at post-race party

Haystack Sponsor ($250)

ALL Acorn Sponsor benefits PLUS:
➡  Company logo on race day banner
➡  Company logo on lawn sign along race course
➡  Four complimentary race entries for employees, their families, or your clients

Bonfire Sponsor ($500)

ALL Haystack Sponsor benefits PLUS:
➡  Opportunity to have company advertisement read by DJ at post-race party
➡  Four additional complimentary race entries (8 total)
➡  One complimentary corporate wellness seminar from Kopf Running at your workplace ($100 value)

Harvest Sponsor ($1000)

ALL Bonfire Sponsor benefits PLUS:
➡  Inclusion of 100 word advertisement with image in post-race email to all participants
➡  Opportunity to have logo on sleeve of race t-shirt (rather than back) as official t-shirt sponsor
➡  Opportunity to have company logo on Kids Dash giveaway (medals or ribbons)
➡  Four additional complimentary race entries (12 total)
➡  One additional complimentary corporate wellness seminar from Kopf Running at your workplace (2
total - $200 value)

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