Freedom Celebration 5K Race and Youth Run

Mon July 4, 2022 Champaign, IL 61821 US Directions


Youth Run

8:30AM CDT - 9:00AM CDT

5K Run

9:05AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT

5K Walk

9:05AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT


Kirby Ave
Between State Farm Center and Memorial Stadium.
Champaign, IL US 61821


The Youth Run course will be along Kirby Ave. The 5K Run/Walk course starts and finishes on Kirby Ave. between the State Farm Center and Memorial Stadium. The race goes east on Kirby/Florida, north on Lincoln and back to the finish line. There will be two water stations. All proceeds go to support the Champaign County Freedom Celebration. 

  • Packet pick-up will be at Body 'n Sole Sports, 1317 N Dunlap, Savoy, IL on the following dates and times
    • Saturday, July 2nd 12:00-5:00
    • Sunday , July 3rd 12:00-5:00
  • Race-day packet pick-up will be start at 7:15 and end promptly at 8:45
  • Race-day registration will run from 7:15 and end promptly at 8:45
    • There will be no paper sign-up this year. All registration will be on-line.
    • No cash or checks will be accepted on race day. Payment through website only.
  • Awards will be presented to the overall male and female winners, and to the top three male and female finishers in the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over
  • Race day parking will be on the east side of State Farm Center, lots E5 and F5. Enter and exit the parking area from Forth St.
  • For the Youth run an adult will be allowed to run with each youth. The adult does NOT have to register for this event.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at




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