Riverside Independence Day 5K

Four Ladies at the Riverside 5k Run
4th Annual 5K at the Water Tower

You can register for the July 4th, 2020 5K Today. Register here.
Congratulations 2019 Runners!

Find your results here. 
If you have questions, please give us a call. 708.442.7025. 
First Female & Male overall will receive a plaque. Top 3 male and female per age group will receive medals. Every attempt will be made to present the awards as quickly as possible after the last runner has crossed the finish line. 

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

Directions & Parking
Arrive early to locate parking in the vicinity of 10 Pine Avenue in Riverside.  Metra:  The start of the race is located on the north side of the Burlington Northern Railroad at the Riverside stop.  By Car: Exit Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) at 1st Avenue, south to Forest Avenue, which leads to the Riverside Historic Water Tower (race start/finish site).  Exit Stevenson Expressway (I-55) at 1st Avenue, north to Forest Avenue, which leads the Riverside Historic Water Tower (race start/finish site).

5K Course
 USATF Certified # IL16005NM. To ensure the safety of all participants, please adhere to the following: No Dogs.  No Bikes. No Skates/Blades. No Strollers. Runners have one hour to complete the course.

Start & Finish
Riverside's Historic Water Tower located at 10 Pine Avenue will be the location of the race start and finish. 

Water/Aid Stations:
Water will be available at the 2-mile mark on the course. The Riverside Fire Department Volunteers will be on duty to handle any medical emergencies.

Find your 2018 race results here
If you have any questions, please email riversidepr@riverside.il.us
Thank you. 
2017 results
We would like to thank our generous sponsors who make this event possible. 

We have different sponsorship level opportunities available! If your company is interested in sponsoring this wonderful community 5K, please contact 
Riverside Parks and Recreation.