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Rotary Club of McHenry to host 5K run

McHENRY – The Rotary Club of McHenry will host its inaugural Rotary 5K Run for Youth Leadership at 7 p.m. Aug. 3 at Petersen Park.

Proceeds create college and vocational scholarships for McHenry and Johnsburg high school graduates and support Rotary youth programs such as RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) and Youth Exchange.

The event features a flat course that starts and finishes at Petersen Park. 

Online advance registration, which closes at 2 p.m. Aug. 2,  costs $30 and race-day registration costs $36. 

Race-day registration will run from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., with the race starting at 7 p.m.

There will be a $200 cash prize for the overall first place male and female finishers. 

For information or to register, visit

– Northwest Herald


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