Running Scared 5K Run


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In a Nutshell

Costume-clad singles, couples, and families race a 5K or take a 2 mile walk through Shamrock Farms Park in race benefiting Special Olympics

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 20, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required by 10/20/2013. Must sign waiver. T-shirts only available for first 500 runners. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $25 for individual entry (a $50 value)
  • $35 for couple's entry (a $75 value)

All participants receive a race day t-shirt, and a goodie bag. Early registration ensures that t-shirts are the correct size. Participants are encouraged to wear costumes. Click here to learn more about Special Olympics programs.

Running Scared 5K for Special Olympics Chicago

Halloween's tricks and treats meet heartwarming altruism as the McHenry Police Officers Association unveils the first annual Running Scared 5K for Special Olympics Illinois. The fun run—which also doubles as a fun walk, stroll, or lollygag if the participants choose—sends costumed friends and families on a trek from scenic Shamrock Farms Park through the subdivision of Legends Lake. Along the paved trail, racers can admire, giggle, and gasp at the array of swaying Halloween apparel before crossing the finish line. All proceeds go directly to Special Olympics Illinois, which enables athletes with disabilities to train and compete in sports events.

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