This popular family event takes place on Sunday, Sept. 2 at 6 p.m. with the start/finish on Newberry in downtown Libertyville.
Whether you are an elite, recreational, first-time racer or a family interested in exercise, all are welcome. Each year this race gains popularity — the last two years participants numbered over 1,000! This race has become one of the top evening 5K races in northern Illinois. The professionally chip-timed and challenging course winds through the picturesque east side of downtown Libertyville where the streets are lined with neighborhood spectators.
Registration is $40/$25. Participants must be 9 years old at the time of the race. The entry fee includes a t-shirt, goody bags and a post-race party at , where runners and their families can enjoy dinner and rehydration. There are multiple age category awards for children and Fit and Fast Family. There is no walk-up registration the day of the event.
You can also register in person or by phone at the MainStreet office, 160 E. Cook, 847-680-0336.
Sponsors for the event are Advocate Condell Medical Center, ProLine Sports Nutrition & Equipment, Hollister, Inc., Dudley & Lake, LLC, Foulds, Allure Designs in Beauty, The Runner’s Edge, Greenleaf Orthopedic, North Shore Pro Active Health, Casa Bonita, Great Lakes Credit Union, Libertyville Bank and Trust, Snowseekers, UPS Store, synergy Fitness, Praxis PT, Oasis for Orphans, Creative Rehab, Koch Insurance, Jim Moran, Village Trustee. In kind sponsors include Studio West, HMC Design, Sunset Foods and William Frick & Co.
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