45th Annual Independence Day 5k

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

Register now for Riversides 46th Annual Independence Day 5k! Join us at Riverside’s Historic Water Tower located at 10 Pine Avenue for the race start and finish. We recommend carrying a water bottle with you as there will be no water station in the route. Race Bags will be available for pick up at the Riverside Parks & Recreation Department in early July. This is a 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 45 min to complete the course. The race will begin promptly at 7:30 AM.

Each participant will receive an exclusive 46th Annual Independence Day 5k Race Shirt.

Please adhere to safety protocols and rules and regulations of this event.

  • Stay hydrated and be sure to carry water.
  • Run, jog or walk at your own pace! All participants must complete their run within 45 minutes. 

2023 race results here

2022 race results here

2021 race results here

2019 race results here.  

2018 race results here
 2017 race results 


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