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Saturday, June 25, 2022

2022 Hus­tle for Health 5K Run/​Walk

Be bold.

The 21st Annu­al Hus­tle for Health 5K Run/​Walk will be a col­or­ful cel­e­bra­tion of our vibrant com­mu­ni­ties. Join us for a fun col­or run event and a pris­mat­ic dis­play of empow­er­ment of the health­i­er com­mu­ni­ties we build together.

The Hus­tle for Health is KYC’s sig­na­ture event and largest annu­al fundrais­er. All are wel­come to cel­e­brate the health of our com­mu­ni­ties through this excit­ing event. We are offer­ing both vir­tu­al and in-per­son ways to par­tic­i­pate, so that you can choose the option that works best for you!

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The throwing of dyes stems from the Hindu celebration of Holi, a festival of colors and love. Click here to learn more.

Join the Cel­e­bra­tion at Busse Woods

This year, the Hus­tle for Health will be a col­or­ful fun run event! Par­tic­i­pants can choose to run through col­or­ful dye as a way to cel­e­brate the vibran­cy of our com­mu­ni­ties. (Look­ing to skip the dye? We’ve got options for you too.) Check out our FAQs to get the scoop on the col­or­ful cel­e­bra­tion and pick up some tips to enjoy the event safely.

Our in-per­son event will kick off at 10AM (reg­is­tra­tion will open at 9AM) from Grove 27, on the south­east side of Busse Woods in Elk Grove Vil­lage, IL. Whether you run, walk, or roll with us, we look for­ward to a beau­ti­ful day of cel­e­brat­ing the work we do together.

Click here to vis­it our event web­site and to reg­is­ter to participate!

Hon­or­ing the Ori­gins of Col­or­ful Runs

Col­or Runs have become a pop­u­lar cul­tur­al phe­nom­e­na across the Unit­ed States for years, but their ori­gins come from the Hin­du tra­di­tion of Holi, a cel­e­bra­tion of spring and love. This cel­e­bra­tion is one of inclu­siv­i­ty and joy. On the day of Holi, peo­ple of all cul­tures, back­grounds, and iden­ti­ties unite in a shared expe­ri­ence of toss­ing col­or­ful dyes through­out the day. The throw­ing of the dyes is just one part of the Holi fes­ti­val, and KYC is proud to add this inclu­sive and empow­er­ing ele­ment to this year’s 5K Run/​Walk cel­e­bra­tion. To learn more about the cel­e­bra­tion of Holi, vis­it https://​www​.holifes​ti​val​.org/.

Join Vir­tu­al­ly from Your Favorite Walk­ing Path

Enjoy a tru­ly per­son­al­ized 5K expe­ri­ence by join­ing in the cel­e­bra­tion vir­tu­al­ly! Head out on your favorite local walk­ing path on the sched­ule that works best for you. If a tread­mill is more your thing, that works too! How­ev­er ou choose to cel­e­brate, don’t for­get to sport your col­or­ful gear in sup­port of KYC’s pro­grams, and take a self­ie or even a short video to send our way. Share pho­tos of your vir­tu­al cel­e­bra­tion with photos@​kennethyoung.​org for a chance to be fea­tured in our online cel­e­bra­tion of the event! More infor­ma­tion about how to catch the vir­tu­al event will become avail­able as the event approaches.

Click here to vis­it our event site and reg­is­ter as a vir­tu­al participant!

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Vis­it our Event Site to Join in the Fun

For addi­tion­al infor­ma­tion and updates about the Hus­tle for Health 5K Run/​Walk, please vis­it our event site at give​.ken​nethy​oung​.org/2022. From there, you’ll find more infor­ma­tion about the KYC swag you can earn, how to reg­is­ter and par­tic­i­pate, and addi­tion­al details about the big day.

Spon­sor­ship Oppor­tu­ni­ties Available

Your com­pa­ny or orga­ni­za­tion can get in on the cel­e­bra­tion, too! Each spon­sor­ship includes strate­gi­cal­ly inte­grat­ed ben­e­fits to cre­ate vis­i­bil­i­ty and a tax deductible con­tri­bu­tion for your sup­port of KYC. Find more infor­ma­tion about spon­sor­ship here or con­tact our team today.

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Thank you, Sponsors!

We’re grate­ful for our com­mu­ni­ty part­ners who are spon­sor­ing the 2022 Hus­tle for Health 5K Run/​Walk!

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