5k or 1 Mile Freedom Run/Walk or Stroll


Virtual Run/Walk CLICK HERE

On-Site (7 NOV) Run/Walk: CLICK HERE

General Information:

Traditional On-Site Freedom Run (5K)  

This is a traditional 5K Freedom Run/Walk or Stroll into the beautiful Flint Hills, starting and ending at the Emporia All Veterans Memorial.  


This route will be completely on gravel, weather permitting!


Traditional On-Site One Miler

Just started on your exercise plan? Want a quick walk or have small children?  The one miler is perfect for you!  Wear your most patriotic attire and join us at the All Veterans Memorial Park start/finish line.


2020 5K Route

2020 1Mile Route (select to open and print)


Parking is pretty limited in this area.  There are 25 stalls at Soden's Grove Park and Zoo.  Overflow parking is at Hetlingers North of the All Veterans Memorial (walk to park is about 5 minutes)

At Soden's Grove we will have open the bathroom facilities and porta-johns at the All Veterans Memorial.

General Information:

Pick Your Route and Time!  

Between now and the 11th of November choose your 5K Route and when you will run!

All finishers will receive the awesome Freedom Fest T-shirt and Finishers Medal.


One special request:

If possible please pick a route that starts, finishes or passes your local Veterans Memorial, Park or Monument. 

When complete:

All done?  Post on our Freedom Fest FB page your pic(s) and time and don't forget the hashtag:  #emporiafreedomfest

We'll then send you some great SWAG!

Running in honor of a Veteran?  Make sure you provide your Veteran's name, pic's and any details when you post your run/walk on our page:  @emporiafreedomfest

Age Categories and Awards

Due to our limited on-site and our national Virtual RRun/Walk Option we will be doing a drawing for the custom trophies and prizes this year.  Drawing will be held on FB Live and prizes mailed to each recipient. You don't have to win your age bracket for each drawing!

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