Gather your friends, family and coworkers, and join us for the 6th Annual EmpoweRun 5K!

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Saturday, May 5th at 9:00 am
Independence Grove Forest Preserve 
Libertyville, IL

Create a fundraising team or join us as an individual runner and help us raise money to continue providing our full range of services to families of domestic violence AND to promote awareness of the impact and consequences of violence in our communities.

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. 

This race is CARA Certified and has committeed to following the CARA Best Practices Guidelines, a high set of standards for quality, safe and operationally sound races.



2017 race results are available at

Thank you to all of our 2017 EmpoweRun sponsors, runners, pledgers, supporters, and volunteers!

Our Fundraising Goal:




Rank Name Amount
#1 Damaris Lorta $5,650.00
#2 Jude Rake $5,374.00
#3 Nancy Mills $2,848.00
#4 Stacie Chukerman $1,861.00
#5 Susan Bryant $475.00
#6 Alexsandrea Pahlman $275.00
#7 Maddie Petschow $260.00
#8 Sue Miehlke $150.00
#9 silvia valtierra $135.00
#10 Emma Kowalenko $101.00

Rank Team Name Amount
#1 Shake -Rattle- Run $10,509.00
#2 Difference Makers $5,674.00
#3 Kol Hadashers $303.00
#4 The Melting Pot $245.00
#5 Team Starfish $220.00
#6 Schlesinger Strauss LLC $185.00
#7 Team Tenneco $130.00
#8 Super-Families Fly/Run/Walk $100.00
#9 Gurnee FOP Social Lodge 266 $100.00
#10 American Hotel Register Company $90.00




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