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The Humboldt Mile

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BENEFITING: HOPE FOR THE DAY

ORGANIZER: HOPE FOR THE DAY

EVENT DATE: May 21, 2016

Mike Vinopal

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Hope For The Day’s Humboldt Mile, presented by Revolution Brewing, is a chip-timed one mile race that will take place on May 21, 2016 in Humboldt Park. This inaugural event, with 26th Ward Alderman Robert Maldonado’s endorsement is brought to you, in part, by Dark Matter Coffee and 3Run2. The Humboldt Mile honors mental health awareness month, with 100% of the proceeds benefitting Hope For The Day’s suicide prevention and mental health education programs. Suicide claims almost 40,000 lives each year and is the second leading cause of death for youth, 10-24 years old. Silence is the major obstacle in suicide prevention because prevention begins with a conversation. Hope For The Day has been activating this conversation in America, Europe and Australia since 2011.   Registration Details Individuals: If you are participating as an individual or family simply click on the REGISTER button and follow as prompted.  Team: If you are part of a team, click on the 'team' option and search for your team name.  I want to create a team:  1. Send an email to: Events@hftd.org 2. Tell us your name & Team name. 3. Include a logo/profile picture we can use.  4. Give us a few sentences about your motivations or what the team represents.  5. We will launch you team page with custom links you can have potential members use to join the race.    RACE DETAILS Event Date: May 21, 2016 ~~>[Packet pickup date & location announced April 1, 2016] Registration: $20~~> First 500 registrants get a Nike Race Day shirt. ALL registrants receive a super loaded goody bag from our sponsors on race day. Bag Check Opens: 8:30am First Step Off: 10:00am Check in Location: 1400 Humboldt Blvd, Chicago IL (See site map below) Race Type: The Humboldt Mile features multiple wave starts and is chip-timed. Race Order: Participants will seed themselves with self-identified running ability or desire on the registration form.  Skill Level: All levels of physical ability, families, children and pets are welcome to participate and join the fun.  Race Day Bag Check: There will be a bag check provided by Nike at the check in tables (see site map) Course Type: This race is a 100% road course. Course Route & Site Map The Humboldt Mile boasts a half mile straight away southbound down the center of Humboldt Boulevard (street closure) as it traverses the scenic heart of Humboldt Park. Post-race festivities include food, refreshments, and music.      About Hope For The Day       FAQs   When & Where is packet pickup? Packet pickup dates and locations will be announced April 1st. What is included with my registration? The first 500 registrants receive a high performance Nike Race Day shirt. Registrants after the first 500 will receive a cotton event t-shirt. ALL registered runners receive a goody bag with gifts from our sponsors and partners.  Who can I contact with any questions? Send all inquiries to: Events@hftd.org Is The Humboldt Mile Run chip-timed? The Humboldt Mile is chip-timed. Do I have to wear the shirt provided? We encourage you to wear the event shirt but you are free to dress/express yourself anyway you choose.  Can children participate? 1. If they want to be timed, receive an event shirt and goody bag they must register as a participant.  2. If they simply wish to participate they are free with any registered adult.  Adults bringing kids please indicate the number of kids on your registration form as we will have beverages and snacks.  Are pets allowed at the event? Yes, pets are welcomed at the event.  1. They should be leashed 2. Bring bags to cleanup any defecation   Can I get there via public transportation? Yes. The event check in is at: 1400 N Humboldt Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647 http://www.transitchicago.com/ Do I need to bring cash or credit cards? Yes as there will be an opportunity to obtain food & beverage vouchers by donation. There will be food trucks as well.  What do I need at check in? A printed or digital copy of your registration. Do I need my ID? All participants who wish to affirm they are over +21 years of age must have ID. How will runners be seeded? According to their declared ability in the registration form.  Are spectators welcome? Yes spectators are encouraged to come out and support along the course.  Will weather effect the event? We intend to have a safe event for all. If weather proves to be dangerous to participants it is at the full discretion of the event directors in conjunction with City of Chicago and Chicago Park District officials to determine if the event must be cancelled due to adverse weather conditions. THERE IS NO MAKEUP DATE OR REFUNDS IN THE EVENT OF A CANCELLATION. Will there be parking? Yes. There is public parking available within the park and on city streets where available.  What kind of course is this? 100% Road Course        Sponsorship Logo Wall goes here

The Team: $10,399 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

HOPE FOR THE DAY

Amount Raised

$10,379

 

52% Raised of $20,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jonny Boucher

Amount Raised

$20

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