McHenry Police plan charity event for Special Olympics

The McHenry Police Department will host its first Running Scared event for Special Olympics Illinois.



This is a costume event consisting of both a 5K run and a 2-mile family fun run/walk. The event is being held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday(Oct. 27).



This event will start and finish at Shamrock Farm Park in McHenry, and the course runs through the Legend Lakes subdivision.



This course offers low traffic, a paved running surface, and several water stations. The run portion of the event will be timed, and there will be a finish line Halloween celebration for all the participants at Shamrock Farm Park.



There also is a door prize drawing for all registered participants.



Event registration is available online at https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/86664 or on race day starting at 7 am at Shamrock Farm Park.



Registration is $25 for an individual, $35 for couples, and $45 for family registration.



All money raised from this event go directly to Special Olympics Illinois.



For information visit www.runningscared.webs.com or call Cmdr. Laura King at 815-363-2218.