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Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois Thin Mint Sprint

Starts Tuesday September 1st, 2020

Machesney Park, IL

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The 16th annual Thin Mint Sprint will be held at Harlem High School, in Machesney Park, Illinois. The event will feature a  2 Mile Competitive Run and 2 Mile Walk. The 2 Mile Competitive Run is a Rockford Road Runners Circuit Races. New this year is the TMS Virtual Race. Join us from anywhere and receive TMS swag.

Registration Fees: 2 Mile Competitive Run $25.00 Adults ($20 without t-shirt), $15 Youth ($10 without t-shirt),  2 Mile Walk $15.00 Adults & Youth ($10 without t-shirt)  Rockford Road Runners receive a 10% discount.  Online registration closes on Thursday, September 17th. Day of registration will be available.

Girl Scouts participate in the Faster Than Fiona Challenge. Lace up those running shoes! Could you be faster than Fiona? GSNI’s CEO, Fiona Cummings, has a ton of energy, and she’s always up for a challenge! Any Girl Scout (K-12) who finishes the 2-Mile Run faster than Fiona will receive a special edition patch commemorating the achievement, plus participate in a special meet-and-greet with Fiona at the finish line! Girl Scouts register for $15 ($10 without t-shirt).

Virtual Race- Find your course and run or walk anytime between September 1 - September 30. Send us your finishing time to be added to the Virtual Leaders Scoreboard. 

Fox River Grove Satellite Event- The event will be held on Saturday, September 19 at 8:30 am. Fun awards will be given out. 

Fundraising Opportunity for Troops- Troops will receive 50% of what they raise!!! Simply register your troop as fundraisers, then share with your friends. Fundraising begins TODAY and ends the day of the race. Click here to START FUNDRAISING. Raise $100 and It's Free - When you raise $100 for Girl Scouts you will receive free registration, t-shirt and patch. (register for the Thin Mint Sprint and as a fundraiser. Your registration fees will automatically be refunded to you).

Online Registration will close at midnight on Thursday, September 17. Runners and walkers may still register as walk-ins on the day of the race!

We look forward to seeing you at the 16th Annual Thin Mint Sprint, and we thank you for supporting the 15,000 Girl Scouts who benefit each year from this event!

Race Distances

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2 Mile Competitive Run Click to Find Out Register »
Faster Than Fiona 2 Mile Run Click to Find Out Register »
2 Mile Walk Click to Find Out Register »
Thin Mint Sprint Virtual 2 Mile Race Click to Find Out Register »
Thin Mint Sprint Virtual Walk Click to Find Out Register »
Virtual Faster Than Fiona 2 Mile Run Click to Find Out Register »

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Start Location

Harlem High School, Machesney Park, IL

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