11th Annual Liberty 5k Run/Walk

Fri July 3, 2020 Morris, IL US 60450 Directions
Events

5k

$25 7:30PM CDT Price increases after May 31, 2020 at 11:59pm CDT
Place
402 Liberty Street
Morris, IL US 60450
Description

The Liberty 5K is a chip timed run on a certified course that takes runners through Nostalgic Downtown Morris and area parks and neighborhoods.  The route is completely paved, and primarily flat with slight hills. 

The Liberty 5k not only supports and honors local military personnel, but involves them in the event.  But military involvement is just one of the keys to the success of this event.  The Liberty 5K boasts the Junior Patriots Kids Run, great food for runners, special awards for military personnel, cash awards and great give aways for all participants.

Start Times:
Junior Patriots 1/4 Mile Kids Run (Up to 11 years old): 6:45 pm
Liberty 5k Run/Walk: 7:30 pm

Race and Race Day Registration Location:
402 Liberty Street
Morris, IL  60450
(Ebbey George's Bar and Grill)

Race Day Registration and Race Bag Pick-Up Times
Junior Patriots 1/4 Mile Kids Run: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
5k Run/Walk: 5:00pm - 7:00pm


The Course
The 5k course takes you through Nostalgic Downtown Morris and area parks and neighborhoods.  The route is completely paved, primarily flat with slight hills.  The Liberty 5K is a chip timed race on a certified course.  Certification Code IL-12005NM

Age Divisions

Junior Patriots 1/4 Mile Kids Run
11 and under

5k Run/Walk:
14 and Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and over

Awards:
Overall Top 3 Male and Female: Award and Cash Prize: 1st place - $200, 2nd - $150, 3rd - $100
Top 3 Male and Female Military
Overall Top 3 Male and Female – Masters (40+)
Top 3 Male and Female in each Age Division
Award for most patriotic participant in Junior Patriots Kid’s Run
Cash prizes to the 3 running clubs with the most participants: 1st place: $750, 2nd prize: $500, 3rd prize: $300
Special recognition of veterans and active military personnel
Cash prize to the school with the most runners on their track or cross country team: 1st place: $200, 2nd place: $100

Registration Fees:
5k Runners and Walkers, all ages: 

  • $25 (online or received by mail on or before 5/31)
  • $30 (online or received by mail on or before 6/21)
  • $35 (Race Day 7/3)

14 and Under Runners and Walkers $18.00
Junior Patriots Kid’s Run: $5.00 (Registration on Race Day Only)

Race Day Registration and Packet Pick-Up:
Junior Patriots Kid’s Run: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Liberty 5k: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up:
Friday, June 26,
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Ebbey George’s Bar and Grill
402 Liberty Street
Morris, IL  60450

Register by June 15th to be guaranteed the correct size shirt!

The awards presentation will begin once all 5k results are available.

Overall winners will not be eligible for age division medals.

For addition information, to sponsor, or volunteer, please contact the Morris Downtown Development Partnership, Inc. at (815) 941-0245 or mddp@downtownmorris.com.  You may also visit www.liberty5k.run

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