Newspapers covering Hoffman Estates:
Registration open for Superhero 5k Race
On Saturday, Sept. 10, run, jog or walk in the Platzkonzert 5K Superhero Race at 9 a.m. Participants are encouraged to dress up as their favorite superhero! The race starts at the Village Green, and continues through the scenic Prairie Stone Business Park. This Rotary Club of Schaumburg/Hoffman Estates-hosted event is perfect for serious runners, casual joggers and families with strollers. Money raised will help fund local causes. Visit www.active.com to register.
After the race, Mayor McLeod and the Board of Trustees will kick off the second day of Platzkonzert with the 5K awards presentation and opening ceremony at 10:30 a.m.
The Platzkonzert Germanfest is a two-day celebration with free entry, free entertainment and a free play area for the kids.
The open-air festival will take place on Friday, Sept. 9, and Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Virginia Mary Hayter Village Green, just north of the Sears Centre Arena in the Poplar Creek at 59/90 Entertainment District. On Friday, the fun begins at 5 p.m. with music, food and Bavarian beers.
See press release (PDF)