Riverside Independence Day 5K
$30 on or before June 15.
$35 June 16 – July 3rd
$40 Race Day Registration from 6:30 AM to 7:15 AM sharp.
Shirt size not guaranteed for registrations taken after June 15th
Will be available at the Riverside Recreation Department at 10 Pine Avenue, Riverside, IL beginning June 29 at 9:00 AM. (Dept. hours are Mon – Fri 9 AM – 6 PM) Race Day packet pickup will start at 6:30 AM. Athletic Performance Tee with timely registration!
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).
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 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 email@example.com
2017 results here.
We would like to thank our generous sponsors who make this event possible.
Especially our Premiere Sponsors: Riverside Bank & Flood Brothers
Riverside Foods, Aloha Dental, McDonalds of Lyons, Minuteman Press
We have different sponsorship level opportunities available! If your company is interested in sponsoring this wonderful community 5K, please contact Riverside Parks and Recreation.