10th Annual Liberty 5k Run/Walk

Wed July 3, 2019 Morris, IL US 60450 Directions
Events

5k

7:30PM CDT
Place
402 Liberty Street
Morris, IL US 60450
Description

On-line registration ended on June 23, but you can register in person on Friday, June 28 at our registration/race bag pick up event at Ebbey Georges, 402 Liberty Street, Morris between 5:00pm and 7:00pm for $25/$18 for those 14 and under.    Otherwise, you can register on race day from 5:00pm-7:00pm, for $35.00. 

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 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
Top 3 Male and Female Military
Overall Top 3 Male and Female – Masters (40+)
Top 3 Male in Female in each Age Division Male and Female
Award for most patriotic participant in Junior Patriots Kid’s Run

Cash prizes to the top 3 male and female finishers
Cash prizes to the 3 running clubs with the most participants: 1st prize: $750, 2nd prize: $500, 3rd prize: 300
Special recognition of veterans and active military personnel

Registration Fees:
Pre-Race 5k Runners and Walkers, all ages: $25.00 (by June 23)
14 and Under Runners and Walkers $18.00 (by June 23)
Race Day and after June 23: $35.00
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 28,
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Ebbey George’s Bar and Grill
402 Liberty Street
Morris, IL  60450

Register by June 14th 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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