Morris Downtown Development
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Downtown Morris, IL

Liberty 5k Run/Walk

The Liberty 5K Run/Walk has been rescheduled for November 6th at 9:00am!


Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 6 at 9:00am.  This date falls just before Veteran’s Day, another great day to celebrate our military personnel!

Register on line today!

Race Times:

8:15am – Junior Patriot 1/4 mile Kids Run (11and under)

9:00am – Liberty 5k Run/Walk

Registration Fees:

General Registration through November 5: $30

Race Day Registration: $40

Virtual Run: $35 (Registration includes T-Shirt and downloadable race bib.)

Junior Patriots Kids Run: $5 (race day registration only)

All registrations will be on line with the exception of race day registration.

The first 500 runners will be guaranteed a race shirt.  Those previously registered for the July 3 5k should receive their requested shirt size.

Race Bag Pick-up:

Friday, November 5 5:00pm – 7:00pm (inside)
Saturday, November 6: 7:00am 8:30am

Location: Ebbey George’s Bar and Grill
402 Liberty Street, Morris

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Age Divisions:

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


As mitigations have been lifted, there will be an awards ceremony following the run.  If you are uncomfortable gathering with a large crowd following the race, we will make other arrangement for you to receive your award.

  • Overall Top 3 Male and Female
  • Overall Top 3 Male and Female Military
  • Overall Top 3 Male and Female—Masters (40+)
  • Top 3 of Each Age Division Male/Female
  • Cash prizes to Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female Finishers: 1st – $200 2nd – $150, 3rd – $100
  • Cash prizes to the 3 running clubs with the most participants: 1st prize – $750, 2nd – $500, 3rd – $300.

Overall winners will not be eligible for age division medals.

Results will be posted on

The Course:
The 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.

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

Overall winners will not be eligible for age division medals.

Results will be posted on

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


Thank you to our 2021 Stars, Stripes and Patriot Sponsors:


City of Morris

2019 Overall Results:

2019 Age Group Awards:

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