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 https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/86664 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 www.runningscared.webs.com or call Cmdr. Laura King at 815-363-2218.
– Northwest Herald