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Moraine Hills Run for the Hills

10K and Half Marathon

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Moraine Hills State Park
1510 S. River Road
McHenry, IL 60051

Click here for a Google map

ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED

Your may register in person at:

The Running Depot
30 N. Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-788-9755

Open 10 am to 8 pm Monday through Friday

Cash or checks only for the race fee


Run in the peaceful autumn beauty of Northern Illinois’ premier Moraine Hills State Park. The courses are set completely within the park on asphalt and crushed limestone trails (no traffic!). Expect rolling hills and spectacular scenery. This is a race you shouldn’t miss.

RACE START TIME
8:30 a.m.for both distances (wave start by PACE, faster runners first)

NOTE: Course support (water stations and course marshals) will end at 11:45 a.m. Runners still on the course after this time will be notified, and should they choose to finish, will be monitored by a race official and their finish will be timed.

RACE ENTRY FEE
Half Marathon - $48
10K - $39

Registration opening SOON!

Registration is limited to 400 participants. Registration will close when that number is reached or at midnight Sunday, September 28, 2014. whichever comes first.

Due to the race size limitation, we cannot guarantee that same day registration will be available.
Please CHECK THIS WEBSITE before coming out to the park on race day.

Note: Checks or cash only on race day.

Same day registration at the Moraine Hills State Park race site opens at 7:15 AM.

All runners receive our signature “keychain” finisher medal, a L/S tech shirt, post-race nutrition, and a great bag of goodies. Place medals and prizes go to the top three M/F winners in each distance. Medals also go to the top three M/F winners in each age group: 19 and under, 20 – 24, 25 – 29, 30 – 34, 35 – 39, 40 – 44, 45 – 49, 50 – 54, 55 – 59, 60 – 64, 65 – 69, 70 - 74, 75 - 79, 80+.

Water and Gatorade stations are at approximately every 2 miles and the finish.

Sponsored by the Friends of Moraine Hills State Park, all proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the education programs and visitor services at Moraine Hills State Park. The Friends have also set up an annual scholarship program for students of environmental studies.

Contact info: morainehillsruninfo@gmail.com

PACKET PICK-UP:
NEW: Thursday, 10.02 and Friday, 10/03, 10 AM - 8 PM at The Running Depot, 30-H Williams St., Crystal Lake, IL. Click here for a map to the The Running Depot

RACE DAY PICK-UP
Begins at 7:15 AM at the Northern Woods race site shelter.

RACE DAY PARKING:
The park gates will open at 7:00 AM (NO EARLIER, PLEASE!). Please obey the park speed limit of 20 MPH. Most participants will find parking space near the race start/finish site at Northern Woods. A shuttle bus will run for those who must park farther away.
NO PARKING IS ALLOWED ON THE MAIN PARK ROAD – VIOLATORS WILL BE TOWED AND TICKETED.

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