Check out this year's race results on!

Take our race survey HERE.

Gather your friends, family and coworkers, and join us for the 8th Annual EmpoweRun 5K!

Registration to open next year!

Saturday, May 2, 2020
Registration begins at 7:30am
Race starts at 9:00 am

Independence Grove Forest Preserve 
Libertyville, IL

Or become a sponsor and partner with us to help us continue to provide lifesaving programs for families of domestic violence!

Become a Sponsor!

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 committed to following the CARA Best Practices Guidelines, a high set of standards for quality, safe and operationally sound races.

Participated last year? Check out our race results from 2019 on!




Our Fundraising Goal:




Rank Name Amount
#1 Jude Rake $4,840.00
#2 Damaris Lorta $2,755.00
#3 Danielle Haak $1,650.00
#4 Anthony Bilotti $343.00
#5 Christine Kustra $270.00
#6 Judith Rosowicz $246.00
#7 Emma Kowalenko $210.00
#8 Jesse Menoni $200.00
#9 Melissa Romero Williams $200.00
#10 Patricia Haak $200.00

Rank Team Name Amount
#1 Difference Makers $7,634.00
#2 Leaps of Hope $2,775.00
#3 Reconstructed Charm $1,850.00
#4 Kol Hadashers $653.00
#5 Family & Friends Humanist Crew $640.00
#6 Team Weinkauf $570.00
#7 Team Gorton $535.00
#8 20 people per minute $441.00
#9 Blue Sky Yoga $380.00
#10 22 Years Strong $325.00




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