Thursday, July 4 - 8 AM Start
Free to Run 4 Miles
on the 4th of July - Actively Celebrating Liberty
Claddagh Irish Pub & Restaurant 7890 Main St N Maple Grove, MN 55369
Timed/Scored on USATF Certified Course #MN16021RR As with every CC event, official race results are submitted to MN Runner of the Year for MNROY Records points
Run or walk around Arbor Lake in Maple Grove, MN on USATF certified 4 mile course with family & friends then return to Complimentary Claddagh Irish Pub & Restaurant for Irish Breakfast & Beer & Irish Hospitality!
Register Online for Free to Run 4 Miles
Free to Run 4 Miles Printable Promotional Flier & Entry Form
Souvinir race shirt + pocket-size Declaration of Independence & US Constitution
Race Morning Schedule Below + Race Day Registration Details
8 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)
Recognition: Complete results by Youth, Open, Masters (5-year age groups > age 40-90+)
Race Morning Schedule @ Claddaugh Irish Pub in Maple Grove
6:30 AM - CC Race Event Worker (CCREW) Volunteers set up course, finish line & indoor registration @ inside the Claddaugh Irish Pub Restaurant right near and between the start and finish lines.
(More CCREW volunteers welcome to help; RSVP to CC Coach GaryWestlund@aol.com or call 612-245-9160)
7 AM - Pre-registered Check-in, shirt & bib # pick-up & Race Day registration opens - Race Day entry $50 / Reduced race day entry fee low as $40 for “No Commemorative Shirt” and/or “No Breakfast” options
7:50 AM - Registration Closes & Start Line Assembles for Pre-race Announcements
8 AM - START!
Post race Claddaugh Irish Breakfast Buffet, Beer & light beverages await registered participants.
9:30 AM - CCREW begins clean-up and then will join runners indoors for Irish breakfast and fun.
Celebrating the Virtues of the Claddaugh Ring - Active Friendship/Love/Loyalty
by sharing RxExercise run & walk followed by the hospitality of the Claddaugh Irish Pub
Charities Challenge RxExercise Online Fundraising Campaigns - Help Support Exercise as Medicine - Start Your Campaign Now!
2018 Free to Run 4 Miles Race Results
2018 Free to Run 4 Miles Age-Graded Race Results
Soon find “Miles of Smiles” photos here at Charities Challenge Facebook Group Page
2017 Free to Run 4 Miles Race Results
2017 Free to Run 4 Miles Age-Graded Race Results
Also find Select “Miles of Smiles” Highlights at Charities Challenge Facebook Group Page
Also, enjoy the 2016 Miles of Smiles Show + Music
2016 Free to Run 4 Miles slideshow + theme music
Find “Miles of Smiles” Free to Run 4 Miles Highlights Photos on our Facebook group page
2016 Free to Run 4 Miles Race Results
2016 Free to Run 4 Miles Age-Graded Race Results
RRCA MN 4 Mile 2016 State Championship Results
2014 Free to Run 4 Miles Race Results
2014 Free to Run 4 Miles Photos slideshow + theme music
2013 Free to Run 4 Miles Race Results
2013 Free to Run 4 Miles Photos slideshow + theme music
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!
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 GaryWestlund@aol.com / 612-245-9160