Thank you to all who participated in the 7th Annual Henry's Thanksgiving Day Hustle 5K and Kids Dash

Race Information

2019 Henry's Hustle Race Information

Join us for this 7th annual race benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association in honor of our friend, Henry Betts! We are collecting monetary donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (proceeds from entry fees also go to MDA) and non-perishable food items for the Algonquin Lake in the Hills Interfaith Food Pantry!

Included in your 5K registration:

  • T-shirt (sizing guaranteed only thru 11/8/19)
  • Goody bag with product samples and coupons
  • Ticket for our raffle prize drawings (must be present to win)
  • Post-race party including music, food, Starbucks coffee, and Thanksgiving treats!

Included in your 1/4 mile Kids Dash registration:

  • Youth-sized t-shirt (sizing guaranteed only thru 11/8/19)
  • Kids goody bag with product samples and coupons
  • Ticket for our kid-friendly raffle prize drawings (must be present to win)
  • Post-race party including music, food, kids games, and Thanksgiving treats!

Date & Time
Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 8:00am start for the 5K & 9:00am start for the 1/4 mile Kids Dash. Raffle drawing / race awards at approximately 9:15am. Post-race party including food, coffee, kids games, music, Thanksgiving treats, and more will be in the Marlowe gym. 

Timed 5K: $15 now thru August 31st; $20 September 1st thru October 31st; $25 November 1st thru November 27th; race day $30. Kids Dash is always free.

Location of Start/Finish Area
Marlowe Middle School, 9625 Haligus Rd, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156. Run/Walk and Kids Dash begin near the West entrance to the school (on the back of the building), but all participants must park in the main parking lot (on the East side of the building). A volunteer will be directing parking.

Course Map
Check out this year's course map by clicking here!

Timing, Age Groups, & Awards

J3 Timing will be on hand to provide finish times to all runners and walkers participating in the 5K!! Please note results are not official until after the event. Awards will be given to the male and female top 3 in each age division (14 and under, 15-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65 and older) and the overall male and female finishers. Male and female overall winners will receive a $75 Running Depot gift certificate and a pumpkin pie!

Packet Pick Up and Race Day Registration

  • Packet pick up: 
    • Wednesday, November 27th from 3:30-8pm at the Running Depot (30 N Williams St H, Crystal Lake, IL 60014).
    • Race morning Thursday, November 28th from 6:30-7:45am at Marlowe Middle School (9625 Haligus Rd, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156 - see above regarding parking).
    • You MAY pick up someone else's packet by giving the packet pick up volunteer the other person's first and last name.
  • Race day registration:
    • Available race morning, Thursday, November 28th from 6:30-7:45am at Marlowe Middle School (9625 Haligus Rd, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156 -- see above regarding parking). 
    • Cash or check only accepted on race morning.

Other Information

  • Run/Walk participants must be 5 years or older, and Kids Dash participants must be 12 months or older.
  • All participants under the age of 18 years must have a parent register them via online or in person registration.
  • Strollers are welcome. No rollerblades, scooters, or roller-skates. No pets please. Walkers and participants with strollers please start in the back. 
  • Race course subject to change without notice. Course map is available here!
  • Check back to this website and Kopf Running's Facebook page for more info and updates! 
  • To find out how to volunteer, please click here. Email us at with questions or for more info.


Donate to MDA!


Make a Donation to the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Make a donation to the Muscular Dystrophy Association by clicking here! If you participate in the 5K, all proceeds from your race registration fees go to MDA as well! 

2019 Henry's Hustle T-Shirt

Green Soft Style T-Shirt


Included in every registration, including the free kids dash!