Morris Downtown Development
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Liberty 5k Run/Walk

Click here to register for the 2020 Liberty 5k!

This year’s race will be virtual!

What is a virtual race?  Rather than congregating in a large group like we have the past 10 years, participants will run their own 5k course whenever and wherever they like. Using appropriate social distancing measures of course! You will submit your time online and we will still post the results online so you can see your official results. Your race shirt and bib will be shipped to you, or it will be available for pickup.

How do I Join?

  • Register for the Liberty Run/Walk 5k
  • Complete a 5K (3.1 miles) run or walk by July 19th
  • Send us your results on our online form (your confirmation email will include instructions) – results will be posted online!
  • Email your photos to [email protected] to be posted on the Liberty 5k Facebook page.  Show off your Liberty 5k shirt or patriotic running gear (optional)
  • Celebrate your accomplishment of keeping this race going and supporting our local militarily organizations!

Race Packet Pick-Up Times: You have 2 options for receiving your packet:

1) Ship Packet: We will be shipping packets on June 29 for everyone signed up by June 16th, so you should have them on the original race day – July 3 ($5 shipping charge).   Anyone registered after June 16th will be shipped by July 29th.

2) Pick up: at Third Degree Designs (1200 N. Division) on July 1st or 2nd between 10:00am and 2:00pm (No Charge)

The Course
While you are still free to run the same regular course, please note that it will be open to traffic and will not be closed.  You can run the 5k distance (3.11 miles) on your own at any time or day! Just submit your times using the link provided at registration.

Age Divisions: since we are all running on different courses under different conditions, there will be no age group awards this year

Registration Fees:

5k Runners and Walkers, 15&older:     $25 (plus shipping where applicable)
14 and Under Runners and Walkers:   $18.00 (plus shipping where applicable)

Register by June 16th to be guaranteed the current, and correct size shirt! Runners registered after June 16th, will receive a shirt from a previous year while available.

For additional information, to sponsor, or volunteer, please contact the Morris Downtown Development Partnership, Inc. at (815) 941-0245 or [email protected]

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


Thank you to our Stars, Stripes and Patriot Sponsors:


City of Morris

2019 Overall Results:

2019 Age Group Awards:

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