Registration

Event
The Essence of Freedom 5K Run
Corner of Orchard and Todd Ct., behind Runners Village
849 Waukegan Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
United States 
Monday, May 28, 2018
8:45 AM
Event Information

Join us Monday, May 28, 2018, for the Essence of Freedom Run in Deerfield, IL!

RACE DAY REGISTRATION UNTIL 8 AM RACE START AT 8:45 am

MAY 26-27th $50

Race Day Registration $55

Thank you for your support

UPDATE: TEMPATURES WILL BE EXTREMELY HIGH AT START, WATER STATION HAS BEEN ADDED AT MILE 2 PLEASE STAY HYDRATED (HYDRATION MILE 1, 2 AND FINISH)

 

For the last five years, hundreds of runners and thousands of spectators have lined the streets of Deerfield, Ill. on Memorial Day for the Essence of Freedom Run. The run is the signature fundraising event for Support Our Soldiers Freedom, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization. Proceeds from the run provide support to active duty military and veterans for expenses not covered by military benefits.

 

The 2018 event is a 5K race that will include chip timing, t-shirts, goodie bags, music and food. Not a runner? That’s okay. Walkers are welcome to participate! Start your Memorial Day by honoring the brave men and women who have lost their lives protecting our freedom.

 

Come back to this page regularly! We'll continue to make updates as the event nears.

 
Medals:

Men's and woman's best overall and by men's and woman's age groups (0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+).

 

Tribute signs: 

Runners and walkers are inspired by tribute signs that are placed along the course.

Anyone can create a tribute sign in honor or memory of a loved one.

  

Gear Check In:

8:00 a.m.

 

Race Time and Start:

8:45 a.m. (Corner of Orchard and Todd Ct., behind Runners Village)

 

Breakfast:

9:15 a.m.

 

Award Ceremony:

9:30 a.m. at Runners Village. Runners must be present to receive their awards.

 

Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies:

10:00 a.m.

 

Goodie Bags:

Information will be shared as the event nears. 

 
Stroller/Pet Policy:

Pets are NOT allowed on the race course at any time during the event.

Strollers will line up at the back. 

 

Packet Pickup:
Packet Pickup:

Friday, May 25, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Essence Pilates 

849 Waukegan Road, Deerfield

Saturday, May 26, 9 am - 6 pm.

Essence Pilates 

849 Waukegan Road, Deerfield

 

Sunday, May 27, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Essence Pilates 

849 Waukegan Road, Deerfield

 

Weather/Refund Policy:

This race will be held regardless of rain, snow, or freezing temperatures. In the event of severe weather, the race may be delayed or canceled. If the race is canceled there will be NO REFUNDS. The Essence of Freedom Run has a NO REFUND policy. There are no refunds for any reason.

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