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'Running Scared' today for Special Olympics

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

It's a costume event consisting of both a 5K run and a two-mile family fun run/walk at 8:30 a.m. today. The start and finish of the course through the Legend Lakes subdivision are at Shamrock Farm Park in McHenry.

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 participants at Shamrock Farm Park.

There also will be a door prize drawing for all registered participants.

Registration is available online at or start at 7 a.m. on race day at Shamrock Farm Park. Registration is $25 per individual, $35 for couples and $45 for families.

All money raised from the event go to Special Olympics Illinois.

For information visit or call Cmdr. Laura King at 815-363-2218.

– Northwest Herald


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