Liberty run FAQ


1. How is the race modified for COVID-19 restrictions?

a.There are several modifications including:

  • Staggered starts during a 12 hour time frame will allow for more social distancing along the course.
  • The starting line will include a 6' space between participants.  Families may start and run/walk the course together. We ask that you run/walk single file when passing others on the course and as others approach you from the opposite direction.
  • A participant waiting area will feed into the starting chute to socially distance a large number of participants arriving at any one time.
  • Sponsors will not be on-site to reduce in person contacts.
  • Participants are asked to pass other participants with caution to maintain a 6' social distance on the course as much as possible.
  • When on the course, please stay to the right, particularly when another participant is passing in the opposite direction.
  • After your finish, we ask that participants maintain social distance, cool down, enjoy water and a snack 

2. How long is the race?
a. The running route is 2 miles and is great for all ages and abilities. The walking route is a 1 mile stroll through Centennial Park

3.What time does the race start?l
a.This year choose your own start time! Check-in anytime between 7am-7pm.

4.Where should I park?
a.There is parking in the 153rd Street Metra Station parking lot

5.Is registration available on-site?
a.Race day registration will only be available for heats with open spots. Avoid the wait and register for your start time in advance by visiting LibRun20

6.When is packet pick-up?
a.Packet Pick up will be race day, July 3rd, from 7am – 7pm.

7.Are strollers allowed?
a.Yes, strollers are permitted, however we ask that those using strollers be aware of others participating in the race. Please social distance throughout the course including passing other participants.

8.Can I run with my pet?
a.We love animals, and with the modified COVID format, well -behaved pets ARE welcome to join you on your run or walk and must be leashed. Please be conscious of other runners and walkers. Your cooperation in maintaining a 6' social distance is appreciated.

9.Is the race chip-timed?
a.Unfortunately, due to the COVID modifications this year's race is NOT being chipped timed. Runners are welcome to self-time and report final times at the check-in tent for posting on our website and social media.

10.When is my one day pass for the Centennial Park Aquatic Center valid?
a.Due to opening delays, your one day pass is valid any time during the 2020 season. If Centennial Park Aquatic Center is not open due to COVID 19 health restrictions, a pass will be issued valid for the 2021 season.

11.What is the cancellation policy?
a.The Village of Orland Park reserves the right to cancel the reservation and/or registration for any reason, including discretionary restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The Village may cancel a program even if mandatory restrictions are not currently in place and/or if holding that the program would be impracticable or a risk to public health. In the event of a cancellation by the Village, reservation and/or registration fees will be refunded in full.