Crystal Lake Kiwanis is sponsoring in conjunction with local charities which help kids.
As of last Wednesday’s Kiwanis luncheon, 482 people had signed up to run in Santa costumes on what will be a really good running Sunday.
This is a huge turnout for a first-time event.
No trudging through the snow on December 2nd (but no guarantees for 2013).
Low of 53% on Sunday this year. And cloudy.
The race is a 5k and the walk (called the Reindeer Dash- Saunter), designed especially for kids and parents, is 1 mile.
The cost is $35 for those in the Santa Run and $15 for those participating in the Reindeer Dash. (Race day registration is $5 more.)
People can sign up on the website Kiwanis Santa Run for Kids or in person at the Raue Center in Downtown Crystal Lake– where the race will start and end–from 10-3. The Raue Center’s phone is 815-356-9212
The organizations besides Crystal Lake Kiwanis that work with children throughout McHenry County that will benefit from the money earned at the run are
- Big Brothers Big Sisters
- Girls on the Run NWIL
- CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
- The Light Center /Main Stay
- Turning Point
The projects Crystal Lake Kiwanis participate in can been seen below: