Scouts to host virtual Thin Mint Sprint

Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois will host its 16th annual Thin Mint Sprint virtually from Sept. 1–30.

Adults and school-age children can choose from a 2-mile walk, 2-mile competitive race or 8K race. Participants will choose their ideal course and complete their race or walk anytime in September. A virtual leader board will track runner time through the end of the race. Online registration is open at

The fee for the 2-mile walk is $10. Both the 2-mile competitive race and 8K cost $20. Participants will receive a race bib and event medal. Event T-shirts are available for an additional $15 a tech shirt or $10 a cotton shirt. Sizes XXL and larger include an additional fee.

Proceeds support GSNI in its efforts to provide experiences and opportunities for girls to learn life skills and try new things, all while cultivating the character to make a difference in the world.

Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois serves 16 counties including parts or all of Boone, Carroll, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Jo Daviess, Kane, Kendall, Lake, LaSalle, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit or call 844-476-4463.

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