2016 EmpoweRun 5K


Gather your friends, family and coworkers, and join us for the 4th Annual EmpoweRun 5K!

Saturday, May 7th at 9:00 am
Independence Grove Forest Preserve 
Libertyville, IL

Create a fundraising team or join as an individual to run to promote awareness of the impact and consequences of domestic violence. We are running to raise money to continue providing our full range of services to adult survivors of domestic violence and their children. Ask your friends and family for pledges and support to help end domestic violence in Lake County! 

A Safe Place provides emergency shelter; affordable transitional housing; a 24-hour crisis line
(847-249-4450); court and non-legal advocacy; individual, group, and children’s counseling; family visitation services; batterer intervention services; and community outreach, prevention education, and professional training. 

2016 race results can be found here.

Overall 2015 Race Results can be found here. 2015 age group results can be found here.

Our Fundraising Goal:




Rank Name Amount
#1 Jude Rake $3,995.00
#2 Damaris Lorta $2,650.00
#3 Stacie Chukerman $2,361.00
#4 Melinda Bush $1,332.00
#5 Karen Szymanski $600.00
#6 Kate Johnson $520.00
#7 Jonathan Hughes $500.00
#8 Andrea Rosengarden $500.00
#9 Joyce Mason $418.00
#10 Grisel Gerena $405.00

Rank Team Name Amount
#1 D100 Divas $7,026.00
#2 EmpoweRake $4,306.11
#3 Women Words Wine $3,141.00
#4 Walking for Change $1,557.00
#5 Karen and Friends $1,550.00
#6 Ildiko and friends 5K run $1,100.00
#7 Team Joyce and Bill $1,028.00
#8 Blongs On The Run $1,000.00
#9 Team Diane $785.00
#10 Kol Hadash $525.00


Thank you to our event partners!




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