Event Details - Independence Grove, Libertyville

Paid participants will receive a 2017 Foodie 5K moisture-wicking t-shirt (must be registered before April 27) and a $2 Food Truck voucher to be used during the post-run festival.

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Location: Independence Grove; 16400 Buckley Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048

Entrance and Parking:

An entrance fee will not be charged for this event. Please follow the signage and arrows then volunteers will direct you to the parking lot.


Race Day basic schedule:

  • 7:00 am:  Parking opens
  • 7:00 – 8:40 am:  Packet Pick-up opens
  • 9:00 am:  RACE BEGINS!
  • 9:00 am – 12 noon:  Foodie 5K Fest Area is open with Gourment Food Trucks, Face Painting, DJ music, touch a Ozinga Cement Truck and fun!

Awards presented on the stage after the race is complete.

Packet Pick Up with bibs:

Will only be on the morning of the event from 7:00-8:40 am.

Day of Registration and Packet Pick Up:

  • 7:00 am – 8:40 am
  • There will be separate areas for Day of Registration and Packet Pick UP for those that are pre-registered.
  • T-shirts are not included with day of race registration.


Baby strollers are welcome and will start after all runners.

Bicycles, inline skates, roller skates, scooters:

Are not allowed on the course. 


Are not allowed in the park

Course Map

Independence Grove Course Map 2017 No Sponsors

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Awards Ceremony:

Will take place on or around the stage area after the race is complete. 

Awards will be presented to the top male and female overall finishers in each age group.

Age groups:
6-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Fundraising Incentives:

Fundraise for the Northern Illinois Food Bank and receive great incentives like the Food Truck Medal. See all fundraising incentives.
Food Truck Medal