THE EIGHT ANNUAL HALLOWEEN HUSTLE 5K FUN RUN & WALK PRESENTED BY FATHERS HELPING FATHERS
Date: Saturday, October 27, 2013 Time: 8:30 a.m.
Pre-Registration Fee: $30.00
October 19-25: $35.00
Day-Of Registration Fee: $40.00
The Eight Annual Halloween Hustle 5k Run & Walk will take place on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. This 5k Run & Walk event is held on a fast, fun, and USATF-certified course that runs through historic downtown Palatine, and this year we're registered on the CARA Circuit. Immediately following the race, runners and spectators alike are invited to partake in a special after-party at Durty Nellie's Pub.
All participants will receive a Halloween Hustle custom designed long sleeve DRY RELEASE T-shirt and a customized trick-or-treat bag.
-Awards will be given to the top overall male and female finishers as well as the top three runners in each age group, by gender. 1-10,11-14, 15-19, 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+
-Special awards and prizes will be given to: Best Individual Costume and Best Group Costume *awards for this year's winners will be greater than ever!
This year The Halloween Hustle 5k is registered on the CARA Circuit. Being on the circuit is a great advantage, however it also means there are NO strollers or pets allowed on the course. We apologize for any inconvenience!
Start & Finish Line Locations
The start line is no longer starting from within the parking garage, but on Eric Drive just north of Colfax. Look for the big red inflatable Start Line! The finish line is on Carter Street, just north of Colfax.
Timing & Race Bibs
The start line is no longer starting from within the parking garage, but on Eric Drive just north of Colfax. Look for the big red inflatable Start Line! The finish line is on Carter Street, just north of Colfax. The Halloween Hustle 5k is an officially timed event using the disposable B-Tag timing system. Timing chips are attached directly to the back of your bib number and are to remain adhered for the duration of the event.
In order to receive an accurate time, please confirm your bib is...
- Clearly visible on the front of the torso
- Unaltered and unmodified (Do not fold or wrinkle)
- Pinned in all four corners
- Not covered (jackets, runner belts, water bottles, etc.)
There will be timing clocks at each mile marker along the course and the start and finish lines.
Results will be posted on-site, as soon as possible following the event and official results will be posted on our website within 24 hours.
Gear Check will be available for all participants at the race starting at 7:00 AM. Please use the provided tear off on your race bib to use when you check your personal items. Any gear not picked up by 10:30 AM on race day will be transported to our main office at 770 Industrial Dr, Cary, IL. Items not claimed within 30 days will be donated to a local charity.
Strollers, Walkers, and Dogs
There are NO strollers or dogs allowed. HOWEVER, you can walk the race.
Post Race Party
Celebrate your achievement at the Post Race Party at Durty Nellie's immediately following the race with music and fun activities for the kids.
Packet Pick-up & Registration
- Packet pick-up will be available on Thursday and Friday from 12pm-7pm at TBD.
- Packet pick-up is will also be available on the morning of the race at the "base camp."
- Packet pick-up & Race day registration is available from 7:00 to 8:15 a.m.
Race day "Base Camp" will be located on the main level in the Parking Garage on the corner of N. Smith and W. Colfax in Palatine, IL. Please park in the top two levels in the parking garage (FREE!). The race will start at the west entrance of the parking garage.
From Chicago: Take I-90 W/I-94 W toward Wisconsin. Stay on I-90 W (signs for Interstate 90 W/Kennedy Expressway/O'Hare/Rockford). Take the exit onto IL-53 N toward NW Suburbs. Then take the Euclid Ave W exit and merge onto Euclid Ave. Turn right onto S Plum Grove Road, then turn left onto Palatine Road. Finally, turn right onto N Smith Street and left onto Colfax. You will then see the entrance to the parking garage on your left.
From Rockford: Take I-90 E toward Chicago for approximately 50 miles. Take the IL-53 N exit towards NW Suburbs. Take the Euclid Ave W exit and merge onto Euclid Ave. Turn right onto S Plum Grove Road, then turn left onto Palatine Road. Finally, turn right onto N Smith Street and left onto Colfax. You will then see the entrance to the parking garage on your left.
From Wisconsin: Take I-94 E/US 41 S toward Chicago until you hit the Half Day Road/IL-22 exit. Turn right onto IL-22 W/Half Day Road and continue to follow IL-22 W until you hit N Route 83 S (turn left). Then take a right onto IL-53 S and continue onto N Hicks Road. Turn right onto Dundee Road and another left onto N Smith Street. Finally, take a right on Colfax and you will see the endtrance to the parking garage on your left.
To register online, please click here or download the registration form here.
Mail your registration form to:
Fathers Helping Fathers
c/o Halloween Hustle
770 Industrial Drive, Suite A
Cary, IL 60013
Or Fax it to 847-829-4577
Refunds, Exchanges, Etc.
There will be NO REFUNDS or EXCHANGES for the Halloween Hustle 5k.
For More Information
Feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone (847) 829-4518.