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Moraine Hills Run for the Hills

5K, 10K and Half Marathon

Saturday, October 7, 2017

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

Many many thanks to all the runners, volunteers and supporters who made the 2017 edition of the race a great success!

Our especially great thanks to all of our sponsors, who are listed here. Please support them as thanks for all their help.

The race results are now available here!

Registration opening SOON!

The official photos taken during the race will be available soon. Please watch this space for information about obtaining your copies.

Some unofficial photos taken by volunteers and supporters will be posted on the Friends of Moraine Hills site very soon!

Click here for a Google map

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.

Half Marathon - $49
10K - $39
5k - $30

Note: Registration Limit: 400 runners - Don’t wait!

Registration is now CLOSED!
See you next year!!

Registration opening SOON!

8:30 a.m.for all three distances (the race will be starting in a wave format)

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.

All runners receive a finisher medal, Moraine Hills Run for the Hills shirt, and post-race nutrition. 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+.

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.

Please visit the Friends of Moraine State Park for more information about the race and the park itself! Look forward to seeing you there, Saturday, October 7th!

Contact info: [email protected]

Click here for full course description

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