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Human Race registration is now open

Published: Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 1:44 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 10:49 p.m. CDT

Charities serving McHenry County can register now in order to participate in the 2014 McHenry County Human Race.

Registration is at [ ] Beginning Dec 1, 2013 runners and walkers will be able to choose which organization to support. Organizations should visit to register their charity.

This 5K walk/run allows race participants to designate which participating organization will receive the proceeds of their race registration fee and any fundraising they do.

This year’s Human Race takes place April 27, 2014 in McHenry’s corporate park. Over 1000 racers are expected to participate. 

Volunteer Center Mchenry County provides $2,400.00 in prize money for agencies including: the $600 McHenry County Community Foundation Award to the organization with the most runners and walkers and the $400 Illinois State Bank Award to the top fundraising organization. 

The Human Race, a 5K walk/run, organized by Volunteer Center McHenry County, is an annual event that raises money to benefit local charities and promote volunteerism. In its first three years the race raised $222,000 and helped over 57 organizations. 

Dec. 1 registration opens for runners and walkers with an “early” registration fee. For more information about the Human Race go to the website or call 815-344-4483. The race is organized by Volunteer Center McHenry County.

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