15th Annual, 5K Freedom Fun Run / Walk
Saturday, July 1, 2017 – Lake Lou Yaeger, Picnic Area #3
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.
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)
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 www.mmmultisport.com
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)***