A baseball signed by Chicago Cubs World Series Champion manager Joe Madden is among the items available for silent auction at the Essence of Freedom Run, Monday, May 29 (Memorial Day) in Deerfield.
Nearly three dozen items ranging from airline tickets to sports memorabilia will be auctioned off to the highest bidders, with all proceeds going to Support Our Soldiers Freedom, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization that supports active duty military and veterans.
Auction items are listed on the website https://www.essenceoffreedomrun.com/. They can be viewed May 29 until 12 p.m. and prior to the event Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at Essence Pilates, 849 Waukegan Rd., Deerfield, ill. Winners will be notified Tuesday, May 30.
Active duty, including police and firefighters, can register for the race for free. Registration for the 5K race is $40 in advance and $50 May 29. Registration for the 10K race is $55 in advance and $65 May 29.
For more information, or to register for the race, go to www.essenceoffreedomrun.com.