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The Human Race

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McHenry County Human Race is a unique 5K walk/run that allows participants to choose which organization will receive the proceeds of their race fee and any fundraising they choose to do. The race annually takes place at McHenry County College on the fourth Sunday in April at 8AM.

In its first five years, the Human Race has supported over 60 local organizations serving McHenry County and raised over $360,000!

This is a great community event that highlights and strengthens the missions of local nonprofit organizations.

 Race Day Schedule:

  • 6:30 AM Registration, Bib and T-shirt Pick-up, and Expo Open to Public
  • 7:45 Stretching at the start line
  • 7:55 Opening Ceremony
  • 8 AM Race Begins
  • Food and Drink for Racers Following the Race
  • 9 AM Race Awards inside MCC
  • Inside Expo 6:30 AM to 10:30

Online Registration Fees:

  • Superman $30.00 "Faster than a locomotive" Dec 1 to Dec 31
  • Daredevil $35.00 "Man without fear" January 1 to March 31
  • Batman $40.00 "Da da da da Batman!" April 1 to April 23
  • Dash $15.00 "Run with lightning speed!" Only for kids 10 and under (any time registration)

Offline Registration Fees:

  • Captain Marvel $40 "Shazam!!" Bib and T-shirt Pick-up - April 23
  • Spiderman $45.00 "He arrives just in time!" Day of April 24