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2011 Freedom Run

EVENTS
  • 2011 Freedom Run:- Run 15 Kilometers
  • 2011 Freedom Run:- Run 5 Miles
RACE DATE
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Start Time
9:11
REGISTRATION WEBSITE
Entry Fee
9.11 Mile Run-$40 (50% Military discount), 8Km Run/Walk $35 (50% Military discount) (USD)
Location
Barrington, IL Metra Train Station
CITY
BARRINGTON
STATE/TERR
Illinois
Zip
60010
COUNTRY
USA
Phone
847-359-7374
Description
Our loyalty to those who protect our freedoms will be experienced by everyone through the pageantry of Chicagolands most inspirational running event. Every mile is themed with the nine values of the armed forces. At the start, you will stand shoulder to shoulder with those who are defending our United States of America.Whatever your level, our two distances of 9.11 miles and 9.11 kilometers (5.6 miles) will allow you to delve deep within yourself to achieve a personal milestone.
The We Do Care Mission1We Do Care is an Illinois 501 (c) 3 non political and grass roots non profit organization founded in 2004. Our mission is to provide tangible opportunities for the American public to thank and support active duty military personnel, their families, and veterans while appreciating the freedom unique to our country.Registration2Register in advance with Active.com through 9/5/2011. Friday in-person registration is available at Wool Street Bar and Grill (see Advance Packet Pickup below, $10 additional). Race Day in person registration is available Saturday morning 7:00-8:45am ($10 additional).Advance Packet Pickup3Relax and beat the race-day morning rush! Join us at Wool St. to pick up your race number and goodies, then sick around and take part in the pre-race dinner (not included in entry fee). Time: 3-9pm, Wool St Bar and Grill, 128 Wool Street, Barrington, IL 60010, Phone: 847.304.0313Packet Pickup-Race Day4Race packets can be picked up in the parking lot check-in tables near the race start (Lake and Spring Streets) from 7:00-8:45am. Packets include your race number, pins, and goodies.USATF Sanctioned & Certified (9.11 mile)5We know a quality race is important to you, and that is why both our races have been sanctioned by USA Track & Field. In addition, the 9.11 mile course is USATF certified. Both courses follow a rolling scenic path through the streets of the Village of Barrington south to the preserve area at Bakers Lake. All three events begin near Barrington's south Metra station parking lot (Lake and Summit). The route proceeds west of town into Barrington Hills.Corporate Running Clubs6Contact us about our company club program and rules. Run with folks you know from your company's running club.Map7Cllick Here to view the full course map..Awards85 yr age groups. Medals to top 3 finishers each age group for each distance. Overall first place male/female finishers of 9.11 mile event also receive special flag award and post event VIP escort. Special military categories. Participation award for corporation with most entries.Partner Organizations9Our partner organizations and their mission are posted below. Please consider donating to them as you register for the event!Partner Organization-Yellow Ribbon Group10"Care Package Senders to America's Defenders" support the men and women of the United States active military forces deployed to foreign shores through prayers, letters, and "wish list packages on behalf of all Americans".Partner Organization-USO of Illinois11The mission of the USO is to enhance the quality of life of the U.S. Armed Forces personnel and their families and to create a cooperative relationship between U.S. military communities and involved or supporting civilian communities.Partner Organization-Heart of A Marine Foundation12The Heart of a Marine Foundation provides comfort, support, financial assistance, and educational resources to improve the quality of life of military personnel n all branches of the United States Armed Forces, including veterans and their families.Partner Organization-Heroes of Freedom Memorial13The Heroes of Freedom Memorial is dedicated to all men and women that have honorably served or lost their lives while serving in the armed forces of these United States during the Iraq and Afghanistan campaigns in the War of Terror. The two acre site in Gurnee Illinois was dedicated in April 2005.Partner Organization-Marine Corp League 80114The Lake County Illinois detachment of the Marine Corps League that join together for preserving the traditions and promoting the interests of the United States Marine CorpsPartner Organizatin-Navy League15The Navy League is dedicated to educating out citizens about the importance of sea power to U.S. national security and supporting the men and women of the sea services and their families.

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