Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Honor Military at Fun Fourth Festival Freedom Run & Walk

CONTACT: Aislinn Spain, Operations Assistant


GREENSBORO, N.C. – March 31, 2015 - The 2015 Fun Fourth Festival Freedom Run and Walk will be held at 8 a.m., Saturday, June 27 in Downtown Greensboro.  Participants are invited to run or walk in honor of military personnel or veterans.  American flags, decorated strollers and patriotic costumes are also encouraged.

The Freedom Run and Walk, part of the Greensboro Race Series, includes three events:

  • 10K Freedom Run (electronic timing)
Race starts 8:00 a.m.
Pre-registration $25; $30 day of race
Military discount or groups of 10+, $20 each
Cash prizes and commemorative awards.

  • 2-Mile Red, White and Blue Fun Run and Walk
Race starts 8:10 a.m.
Competitive-Timed pre-registration $15; $18 day of race
Competitive-Timed military discount or groups of 10+, $12 each
Non-Competitive-Not Timed pre-registration $12; $15 day of race
Non-Competitive-Not-Timed military discount or groups of 10+, $10 each
Commemorative awards.

  • Tot Trot
Race starts 9:15 a.m.
Free; no registration required
Souvenir awards for all participants.

T-shirts are guaranteed to those registered prior to June 11.  Day-of-race registration will be held from 6:30-7:30 a.m. at the Greensboro Marriott Downtown, 301 N. Greene St.  The Awards Ceremony will be staged at 9:15 a.m. in the same location.

Electronic timing with a digital clock and finish line services will be provided for the Freedom Run 10K and the Competitive 2-Mile Red, White and Blue Fun Run by On the Mark Sports.  A finish line photographer will be present. Pets are prohibited for safety reasons.

Applications and race details are available at www.funfourthfestival.org.   Online registration is available at www.runsignup.com.

The Freedom Run and Walk offers participants a way to honor military personnel and veterans and serves as a fundraiser for the Fun Fourth Festival. 

For more information about the Fun Fourth Festival, please visit www.funfourthfestival.org, www.facebook.com/Fun4thGSO, follow on Twitter @Fun4thGSO, or call 336.274.4595.


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