The Human Race

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April 22

“Get Your Hero On” The McHenry County Human Race is a unique 5K CARA Certified walk/run which supports charities serving McHenry County.. The race will be held at 8 a.m. Sunday, April 22, 2017 at McHenry County College, 8900 Route 14 in Crystal Lake.

The monies raised from this race  for the McHenry County Historical Society fund the Nancy Fike Scholarship. This scholarship, established in 2012, is for a high school senior who has an interest in history and education. It is a $1,000 scholarship and awarded at the McHenry County Historical Society’s annual meeting.

We have supporters such as yourselves to thank for remaining a vibrant, vital organization after 54 years. People understand that we are not a bunch of blue-haired ladies sitting in some dusty room. We advocate for historical structures. We educate your children. We publish articles. We run a research library. We own and operate a historical museum, log cabin, an 1895 church and two, one-room schoolhouses. Key is a dedicated board and staff, some 300 volunteers, nearly 600 members and YOU.

Click HERE to donate to our Green Latern team.

In its first seven years, the Human Race supported more than 70 local organizations serving McHenry County and raised over $516,000!

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