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15th Annual, 5K Freedom Fun Run / Walk
Saturday, July 1, 2017 – Lake Lou Yaeger, Picnic Area #3

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Embrace your patriotic side this 4th of July at the 5K Freedom Fun Run in Litchfield, IL! All ages are welcome! If you cannot run, WALK! Pre-registration encouraged, see details below.

Youth (Under 18) Registration Form

Adult (18 and Over) Registration Form

2017 Swag

Race begins at 7:30 a.m.

Starts at Picnic Area #3 at Lake  Lou Yaeger in Litchfield, IL (1 Primitive Lane) and winds through the scenic lake area. Two water stops; course marshal at all intersections. The race will be electronically timed.

 Registration & Deadlines:
**To guarantee race swag, sign up by Monday, June 19, 2017**  2017 Swag
$25 -  Pre-registration cutoff date- Wednesday, June 28, 2017**
$30 -  Race day registration, 6:30 AM—7:15 AM (swag not guaranteed)

Packet Pick-up:
Friday, June 30, 9am—4pm, Tourism Office at City Hall, 120 E Ryder St.
Saturday, July 1, 6:30—7:15am, Race Site

$25 cash prize and medal to overall male and female finisher
Medals to top three male and female in each of the following age groups:
9 and under,   10-14,   15-19,  20-24,   25-29,   30-34,   35-39,   40-44,   45-49,   50-54,  55-59,  60-64,  65-69,  70 and over
All youth 14 and under receive a finishers ribbon

Results: Results will be posted at

 Notes: **Deadlines firm. Run rain or shine.  No refunds will be given.  Shirts and awards will not be mailed.**


Directions to Picnic Area 3 at Lake Lou Yaeger (For GPS- 1 Primitive Lane): 

-Take Route 16 (Union Ave) east (all the way through town) until you reach Yaeger Lake Trail-Turn Left

(Visual markers if coming from I-55-large cemetery on right and empty lot followed with a brown Lake Lou Yaeger sign on right)

-Follow around S curve.

-IMMEDIATELY at the top of S curve (Slow Children at Play Sign) TURN LEFT onto Roberson Road.

-Follow to T/end of Road (Beach House Trail)

-Turn RIGHT (east)

-Continue to Lake Property

- Turn RIGHT onto Park Road (cannot go left)

(Visual Markers Horse-immediately after horse campground)

-Continue down park road to picnic area 3 (2nd picnic area you will see. Across from lake cabins) on Left.

***Note: if you miss the turn onto Roberson Road, continue on Yaeger Lake Trail to Park Road and turn left. Follow Park Road past Marina 2 and Picnic Area 3 will be on the right. (If you cross the dam you have gone too far)***


Youth (Under 18) Registration Form

Adult (18 and Over) Registration Form

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