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2017 Freedom Run Registration - OPEN

2017 Village of Downs 5K Freedom Run, 1 Mile Walk & Free Kids Run



  • Start: Tri-Valley Middle School, 505 E. Washington, Downs, IL      
  • Saturday, July 1, 2017                                               
              5K Run/1 Mile Walk:  7:30 a.m.                  
              Finish & Kids Run: TVHS track                                                                      

REGISTRATION: 5K & 1 mi. Walk Only

  • Pre-Register:  Mail form and $20 donation (check payable to Village of Downs) to the address below. Form & payment must be received on or before noon on 6/30/17.
  • Pre-Register Online: $20 donation (+ $2.09 fee) before noon on 6/30/17 on Eventbrite’s site:
  • Race Day: July1, 6:30-7:15 a.m. at TVMS.  $25 – cash or check accepted.
  • Early Race Packet Pick Up: June 30, 5-7 p.m. at Tri-Valley Middle School.  
  • No refunds will be given.


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  • The Village of Downs, IL is hosting the 7th annual Freedom Run to raise funds for the 4th of July not for profit celebration.
  • The 5K (3.1) is a flat course run through the Village of Downs. The 5K is timed by the Lake Run Club. The run will start at Tri-Valley Middle School and end on the Tri-Valley High School track. The untimed 1 mile walk will be incorporated into the 5K route. Free Kids Fun Run (10 & under) immediately following 5K on the track.
  • Guaranteed t-shirt to those whose paper registration is postmarked by June 16 or whose online registration is received by June 16.


  • Medals awarded to Overall Male and Female Winner & the Top Age Group Finisher for Men and Women:  19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+. There are no awards for walkers.
  • Ribbons given to all Kids Fun Run participants.


  • If you would like to volunteer or donate to sponsor this event, please contact Kim Jensen


Kim Jensen

Phone:  (309) 825-4668



Village of Downs 5K Freedom Run/Walk Entry Form

Name:________________________­­­­­­­ Phone:_______________ Runner:_______    Walker:_______

Address:_______________________  City:  ___________________State:____  Zip:________  

DOB:_______________  Age on 07/01/17____________  Male ____  Female_____  e-mail: _____________________________________

Emergency Contact Name & Phone Number: __________________________________________________________________________

Amount Enclosed (non-refundable):  (Checks Payable to Village of Downs) ______________________________________

Adult Shirt Size (100% cotton):  S   M   L   XL

For consideration of the foregoing, I for myself, my executors, administrators and assignees, do hereby release and discharge the Village of Downs, Tri-Valley CUSD #3, McLean County, The Downs Township and other sponsors and supporters for all claims and damages, demands, actions, whatever in any manner arising or growing out of my participation in the Village of Downs 5K Freedom run. I attest and verify that I have full knowledge of risk involved in this event and I am physically fit and trained to participate in this event. I grant permission to all the foregoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose.

Send to:     Downs Village Hall

   Attn:       Downs Freedom Run

                  211 South Seminary Street

                  Downs, IL  61736

Date:___________  Signed:  ___________________________________________  (Parent or Guardian must sign if under 18)    

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