Whiskey Baron Run

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August 11, 2018
Start location: GAR Hall
City/State: Peoria, IL
Start time: 8:00 am
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Come join us for the historic preservation fun for Central Illinois Landmarks Foundation(CILF) at the 3rd Annual Whiskey Baron Run on Saturday August 11th at 8:00 AM.  The 5K Run/1K Walk starts at the GAR Hall 416 Hamilton Blvd, in downtown Peoria. This course takes you through important connections to African-American historic name and streets, as well as through our homes built by the whiskey distillers, such as Captain Joseph Greenhut, who was the wealthiest whiskey baron in the U.S. and the benefactor of the GAR Hall.  Live music will be at the finish line and participants of age will receive a celebratory shot of whiskey.

Packet Pickup will be on Friday, August 10th, from 8am to 1pm at the GAR Hall located at 416 Hamilton Boulevard, in downtown Peoria.

All proceeds benefit the Central Illinois Landmarks Foundation.

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