Riverside Independence Day 5K

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

We are going virtual for 2020!
Registration includes a sport tek shirt and running tips!

Riverside Parks & Recreation will be keeping the tradition of annual 5K going this 2020. Riverside will be hosting a virtual run for the 42
nd Annual Independence Day 5K  We cannot compete together, but we will compete apart. All registered participants will receive this year’s limited edition virtual 5K shirt. Show your pride in Riverside's Race and register today. Racers that register by June 9th will receive their 5K shirt by July 4th. Racers that register after will receive their shirt by the end of July. Please ensure your household address is accurate as your shirts will be mailed directly to you. We encourage you to share your results with us and use the hashtag #Riversides42ndAnnual5K. We are maximizing the time to complete this event as we want to maximize your chance to complete this run safely. Racers can run between June 4th to July 7th. Share your results with us by emailing us your picture and hashtag. We will share it on our social media. There will be no medals given and therefore no age group separation

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

  • Make sure you are on your own either as an individual or household when you run.
  • Follow all social distancing guidelines established by federal, state, and local governments
  • This 5K can be completed indoors or outdoors. As long as you are running or walking.
  • Stay hydrated and be sure to carry water.
  • Run, jog or walk at your own pace!

Registration: $20.20 Open Now through July 6th.

Register here. Type 5K in the activity search bar. 

Congratulations 2019 Runners!

Find your results here. 
If you have questions, please give us a call. 708.442.7025. 

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.