NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Steering Committee of the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the North Liberty Fun Run/Walk on Sunday, Sept. 15, at North Bend Elementary, sponsored by MidWestOne Bank.
It will feature a 5K race and a free race for children 12 and under. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m., with the children’s race beginning at 8 a.m. followed by the 5K at 8:20 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for the fastest male and female runners as well as all participants in costume.
The North Liberty Fire Department has issued a friendly challenge to surrounding fire departments to participate in the Fun Run in full firefighting gear. Firefighters who do so race free. Participants are encouraged to be creative.
Each year, the Chamber’s North Liberty Steering Committee donates a portion of the proceeds back to the North Liberty community through a worthy organization. This year the committee will support North Liberty’s Centennial Park. The committee will also award $100 to the North Liberty school with the highest level of participation.
Preregistration with a complimentary T-shirt ended Aug. 30, but online registration continues to be available until 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13. After Sept. 13, participants should register the day of the event. To register online, visit www.iowacityarea.com , or download a registration form and mail it to: Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce, 325 E. Washington St. Ste. 100, Iowa City, IA 52240.
Registration is $15 per 5K participant by Sept. 13 and $20 per 5K participant on the day of the race. Children 12 years old and under may participate in the free kids’ run and must be accompanied by an adult.
Contact Maggie at the Chamber at (319) 337-9637 for more information.