Thursday, July 4 - 8 AM Start
Free to Run 4 Miles
on the 4th of July - Actively Celebrating Liberty
& 1 Mile Fun Fitness Walk/Run and Kids Challenge 1/4 Mile Fun Run
Lake Phalen, St Paul, MN - Start & Finish near Lake Phalen Lakeside Picnic Pavilion @ 1600 Phalen Dr, St Paul, MN 55106
Early Entry Fee: $28 through June 27; $33 ‘til July 2; $40 race day
(Not all shirt sizes can be guaranteed to late and race day registrants. Pre-register early!)
2013 Pre-register Online Free to Run 4 Miles on 4th of July via Active.com
2013 Printable Event Promotional Flier & Mail-in Entry Form Here Soon
USATF Sanctioned Event on a certified course* Professionally Timed/Scored by www.WayzataResults.com
Complete 5k results by Youth, Open, Masters (5-year age groups > age 40-90+).
Colorful commemorative race shirts, pocket-size Declaration of Independence & US Constitution, & race treats for all event participants.
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.
8 AM – 4 Mile RUN & WALK followed @ 9:15 AM - KIDS CHALLENGE ¼ Mile Fun Run
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)
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!
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