Welcome to the 17th annual Freedom Run presented by Sierra Challenge Express Running Club! Start off your 4th of July celebrations with a bang and beautiful 4-mile run! The event will take place at Woodward Park with hundreds of acres of trees, geese, and beautiful wildlife. We are sure it will be an adventure! You will enjoy our American flag lined course. We hope to inspire you to race, run or walk at the best of your ability. Motivate your friends, family and fellow competitors to join in. What a way to start one of the most important days of the year for our great country.
We will have 3 different events – something for all ages and levels:
4-mile run: 4 miles on the 4th is a blast! This unique distance involves a race through the pristine setting of Woodward Park and the River Bottom Loop. You will also race past the Shinzen Friendship Garden on your way to the finish line.
2-mile run/walk: A fast course on the road and is stroller friendly.
100 meters and ¼ mile dash for kids: Our little Patriots 8 years of age and under get to join in the fun. Discounted rates for kids!
Location: Woodward Park near the Audubon entrance. See Course Map tab for more details.