Nonprofits register now for the 10th annual McHenry County Human Race

  • Even with the unusual spring snowstorm, heroes came out to support 71 charities serving McHenry County. The 10th annual Human Race, set for April 26, is the largest collaborative nonprofit event in McHenry County.

    Even with the unusual spring snowstorm, heroes came out to support 71 charities serving McHenry County. The 10th annual Human Race, set for April 26, is the largest collaborative nonprofit event in McHenry County. Courtesy of Mark Regan Volunteer Team

 
Submitted by Rebecca Stiemke
Updated 10/18/2019 8:37 PM

Charities serving McHenry County should register now to participate in the April 26, 2020 McHenry County Human Race. Registration is at www.mchumanrace.org.

Beginning Dec. 1, runners and walkers will be able register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

This family friendly 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.

Every individual participating makes a difference!

The 10th annual Human Race takes place Sunday, April 26, 2020 at the McHenry County College campus in Crystal Lake.

The event is expected to draw 1,200. Individuals participating in the race and their supporters will also be able to meet and greet with participating charities.

Volunteer Center McHenry County provides $2,400 in prize money for agencies.

Prizes include the $300 Community Foundation for McHenry County Award that comes with a traveling trophy.

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The General Kinematics Award will provide the top fundraising organization with $250. For a list of prizes, visit www.mchumanrace.org.

The Human Race is organized by Volunteer Center McHenry County.

The event raises money to benefit local charities and promote volunteerism. Last year's race raised over $74,000 and helped 71 charities.

The race has a hero theme. Many racers come in costume.

The early bird fee for racers is $30 from Dec. 1-31 then it will be $35 from Jan. 1 to Feb. 29.

Sponsors of the 2020 race include: Community Foundation for McHenry County, General Kinematics, Northwestern Medicine, Stryker, Justina of KW Realty, Advia Credit Union, NWHerald, and McHenry County College.

For information about the Human Race, visit www.mchumanrace.org or call (815) 344-4483.

The Volunteer Center McHenry County provides services that strengthen local nonprofits.

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