Free to Run  4 Miles

2014 Free to Run 4 Miles Race Results

2014 Free to Run 4 Miles Photos slideshow + theme music

FR4 Mile 2011 logo - Version 2Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 8 AM Start

8th Annual

Free to Run 4 Miles

on the 4th of July - Actively Celebrating Liberty
and Kids Challenge 1/4 Mile Fun Run @ 9:30 AM

Start/Finish near Lake Phalen Lakeside Picnic Pavilion 1600 Phalen Dr‪, St Paul, MN 55106 Driving Directions

rrcachamp[1]-edited8 Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) MN State 4 Mile Championship Awards will go to men & women in the four divisions:

Open Division Winners (under age 40)

Masters Winners (ages 40-49)

Grand Masters (ages 50-59)

Senior Masters (ages 60 and up)

Professionally Timed/Scored by on a USATF certified course (map)

Recognition & Awards: Complete 5k results by Youth, Open, Masters (5-year age groups > age 40-90+)

Pre-registration is closed - Race day on site $40 registration opens 7 AM

Find race morning schedule below

2015 Online Pre-registration for Free to Run 4 Miles via Active here soon

2015 Printable Event Promotional Flier & Entry Form here soon

Charities Challenge RxExercise Online Fundraising Campaigns - Help Support Exercise as Medicine - Start Your Campaign Now!

Colorful  commemorative race shirts, pocket-size Declaration of Independence & US Constitution, & race treats

6:45 AM - Check-in, shirt pick-up & Race Day Registration around start/finish area near Picnic Pavilion on west side of Lake Phalen (see Lake Phalen map linked above). Free, convenient nearby parking,  indoor restrooms, festive holiday theme music, announcer, healthful post-race treats & free fabulous photography.

2013 Free to Run 4 Miles Race Results

2013 Free to Run 4 Miles Photos slideshow + theme music

















Race Morning Schedule:

    6 AM - CC Race Event Worker (CCREW) Volunteers set up course, finish line & registration area

    6:45 AM - Pre-registered Check-in, shirt & bib # pick-up, & Race Day $40 registration opens

    7:45 AM - Registration Closes

    7:50 AM Start Line Assembles for Pre-race Announcements & National Anthem

    8 AM - START!

    @ 9:15 AM - Kids Challenge 1/4 Mile Fun Run (Free of entry fee without event shirt)

    POST-EVENT HOLIDAY WELCOME NOTE: Stay around beautiful tree lined Lake Phalen park and enjoy your own pot-luck picnic with others, including CC Race Event Worker (CCREW) volunteers. You’re welcome to share  use of CC’s rented picnic pavilion kitchens & outdoor grills for preparing your picnic food and beverages. Actively Celebrate Liberty!

2012 Free to Run 4 Miles Race Results

2012 Free to Run 4 Miles Photos Slideshow with Theme Music

2011 Free to Run 4 Miles Race Results & Records

2011 Free to Run 4 Miles Photos Online Slideshow with Holiday Theme Music

Exercise your Freedom on the 4th of July!IMG_0385


Free to Run 4 Miles on the 4th of July is a Charities Challenge RxExercise Holiday Run Event & Part of CC’s Unique-in-AmericaAmericana Heritage Series of Run/Walk Events.

Learn more about the Power of RxExercise to improve the quality of all our lives & liberty, reduce disease risks, and improve the lives of so many of us challenged by a variety of chronic diseases.

Via History. com learn about The History of the July 4th

Charities Challenge Mission: To Improve Health/Fitness, Reduce Health Risks, and Enhance Disease Management via Goal-oriented RxExercise Training Programs, Engaging Events & Active Community Partnerships...
Because there is NO CURE for all the ills associated with lack of exercise…except RxExercise!

Net event proceeds benefit CC’s Rx Exercise Events, Programs and Services. CC is a 501(c)(3) organization.

Info: Contact CC Event Director & Coach / 612-245-9160