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Liberty 5k Run/Walk

On-line registration is now open for the 2020 Liberty 5k on July 3 at 7:30pm!

Click here to register for the 2020 Liberty 5k!


Friday, July 3rd
7:30 pm

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

Registration will be held at the corner of Jefferson and Liberty Streets in downtown Morris.

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.  Liberty 5K is a chip timed race on a certified course.  Certification Code IL-12042-JW

Click here for a map of the 5k course

Age Divisions:
Junior Patriots Kids Run: 11 and under


14 & Under      30-34       50-54      70-74
15-19             35-39       55-59      75 & older
20-24           40-44       60-64
25-29           45-49        65-69


Overall Top-3 Male and Female
Overall Top 3 Male and Female Military
Overall Top 3 Male and Female – Masters (40+)
Overall Top 3 Male in Female in each age division
Award for most patriotic participant in Kid’s Runs

Race awards will Begin once all 5K results are available.

Overall winners will not be eligible for age division medals.

Results will be posted on

Registration Fees:
Pre-Registered (By May 31, 2020)
5K Runners/Walkers: $25.00
5K Runners/Walkers, 14 and Under $18.00

Pre-Registered (6/1/20- 6/21/20)
5K Runners/Walkers: $30.00
5K Runners/Walkers, 14 and Under $18.00

Registration after June 21, 2020
All 5K Runners/Walkers: $35.00

Junior Patriots Kids 1/4 Mile Run: $5.00 (Race day registration only)

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

Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up:
Friday, June 27, 2020
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Ebbey George’s Bar and Grill
402 Liberty Street
Morris, IL  60450

Check out this video from the Liberty 5k!
Featuring the start and finish line and 1/2 mile kids run.

Other Features for 2020
Cash prizes to Top 3 Male and Female Finishers. 1st prize – $200, 2nd – $150, 3rd – $100
Cash prizes to the 3 running clubs with the most participants: 1st prize – $750, 2nd – $500, 3rd – $300
Prize to the Junior Highs or High Schools with the most participants: 1st Place: Trophy and $200, 2nd Place: $100
Recognition of Veterans & Active Military Personnel



The Liberty 5k is one of the runs on the Run 4 Morris circuit. Don’t miss these other great runs!  Watch for additions!

Thank you to our Stars, Stripes and Patriot Sponsors:

City of Morris

2019 Overall Results:

2019 Age Group Awards:

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