Registration is open for the 2020 July 4 Lazarus House Great Western Freedom 4 Charity Run/Walk at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles, according to a news release. All proceeds benefit Lazarus House.
The event is a competitive 4-mile race on a USATF certified course, which is part of the Fox River Trail Runners Circuit. The 2-mile scenic walk is suited for the whole family to enjoy, the release stated. Strollers are allowed for walkers only.
Runner’s pre-registration fees are $28 until May 31, $30 from June 1-June 30, $35 day of registration. $3 pre-registration race discount offered to Fox River Trail Runners, Dick Pond Fast Track, CARA, Fast Track Race Team, and Performance Runner members through June 30.
Walkers can pre-register for $20 until July 3. The cost is $25 on the race day. Children 9 & under are free for the walk only.
All proceeds benefit Lazarus House, a not-for-profit emergency shelter, Center for Transitional Living, and Homeless Prevention Program for men, women and children who are homeless or in crisis from Batavia, Geneva, St. Charles or western rural Kane County.