“Get Your Hero On” - The McHenry County Human Race is a unique 5K
that supports charities serving McHenry County IL. Each race
participant designates which organization will receive the
proceeds of their race fee. Organizations that join also have a
chance at winning cash prizes for their organization.
New this year
Join our Team Challenge!
- Get your time on your phone immediately after
- For individuals that are tracking their progress
chip timing is an option you can choose during
registration. Chip timing fees are $3.00
- All timed individuals must participate in the 8
- Results will also be available on a print out
inside MCC and posted on this race site.
Motivating others to achieve a goal can be a great team building
experience. If you're looking for a way to build community
within your company, organization, church, school, or
neighborhood create a team. Biggest team of Heroes
wins $150.oo for the participating charity of your choice!
TEAM Information or Click
here to create a
- Superman $25.00 "Faster than a locomotive"
December 1 to Dec 31
- Daredevil $30.00 "Man without fear" January 1 to
- Batman $35.00 "Da da da da Batman!" April 1 to
- Dash $15.00 "Run with lightning speed!" Only
for kids 10 and under (any time registration)
- Captain Marvel $35 "Shazam!!" April 26
- Spiderman $40.00 "He arrives just in time!"
60% Of all race registration fees goes to support the
charity of the racer's choice. The other 40% covers race
expenses and supports volunteerism in McHenry County.
*Registration fees are non-refundable
and non-transferable. Fees listed above do not include
the Active.com processing fee.
*Race bibs are required to
participate. Children in strollers do not require a bib.
Online Registration Closes: April 23, 2015 at at 11:59
Race Day Schedule
- 6:45 AM Registration, Bib and T-shirt Pick-up,
and Expo Open to Public
- 7:45 Stretching at the start line
- 7:55 Opening Ceremony
- 8 AM Timed Race Begins
- 8:10 AM Untimed Race Begins
- Food and Drink for Racers Following the Race
- 9 AM Race Awards inside MCC
- Inside Expo 6:45 AM to 10:30
Early Bib and T-shirt Pick-up
Medals are given to the first three individuals to
complete the race in the following categories:
14& Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44,
45-49, 50-54, 55-59
60-64,65-69, 70 and over
Invite others to the race – the organization with
the most runners and walkers wins $600!
$250 for 2nd place
If you are chosen as the
Best-Dressed Hero At Packet Pick-Up,
your organization of choice will receive an extra
If you are the
Fundraising Individual the organization
of your choice will receive
- $250 for 2nd place
Invite your friends to donate to
your organization of choice. The organization
that raises the most money wins an extra $400.00.
$250.00 for 2nd place.
$50 you can pick-up a Human Race
backpack at packet pick-up (quantity is limited)
$1000.00 we will give an extra
to the organization of your choice
If your organization’s
Race Day Picture Of Heroes is chosen
they will receive an extra
the biggest you will win
for the organization of your choice
*Organizations must be registered before April 26,
2015 in order to qualify for a prize
Race and Event Location
McHenry County College, 8900 US
RT 14, Crystal Lake IL 60012
Volunteers will help you find
parking on site
Rain or Shine
For the safety of all participants, the following
are prohibited: dogs, bicycles, in-line skates,
skateboards and all motor-driven vehicles.
Course is a loop that begins on the MCC campus,
travels down Tartan Dr. to Ridgefield Rd., and path
back to MCC (blacktop and concrete)
Map of course (watch
5K participants have 1.5 hours to complete
the course (30 min/mile pace). The course has a
rolling street closure. If you fall behind this
pace, the roads will be reopened to normal traffic
and you will be a pedestrian and subject to normal
Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and entries are
NON-TRANSFERABLE. Sorry, no exceptions. Once we
receive and accept your entry, you will not receive
a refund if you cannot participate. You may not give
or sell your number to anyone else.
Join the celebration inside MCC. Meet up
with participating charities. Visit local venders
and other supporters of the helping community. Find
out how you can get involved.
Enjoy DJ music, food and awards!