21st Annual Jackson County Freedom Festival 5K Run and Walk

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Where

Jackson, OH - Manpower Park, 599 E. Main Street/Ohio RT 93

When

July 4, 2017 - 9:00 AM

What

5K

Course

The Freedom Fest 5K offers a fast certified course through the streets of Jackson. The course is rolling. Eli Gurlich of New Boston won last year with a time of 15:45 and Allyson Malone of Athens was the first woman with a 20:22. There will be a lead police car and traffic control at all intersections. The course is well marked. In 2016 a total of 98 runners and walkers completed the race on a rainy 4th of July morning. In 2016 a total of 11 runners were under 20:00. USATF Certified Course ID# OH 13008 MW, Certification effective 04/09/2013 to 12/31/2023.


Entry Fees

Entry Fees: Preregistration is $20.00 and race day registration is $25.00 and includes a Dri-Fit unisex crew running shirt. The $20.00 preregistration fee will ensure a Dri-Fit crew running shirt or Dri-Fit tanktop in your size for men and women have the option of a fitted v-neck crew running shirt or a tanktop. Checks may be may payable to the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce and mailed to the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce, 234 Broadway Street, Jackson, Ohio 45640.


Age Groups

 

Age Groups: Male and female age groups are as follows: under 12, 13-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70 and over. Special recognition for first time 5K runners and walkers. Walkers must walk the entire course without running.


Awards

Awards: Plaques will be awarded to the top three male and female runners. Medals to the top three finisher in running age groups. No duplication of awards. Male and female running age groups are as follows: under 12, 13-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70 and over. Special recognition for first time 5K runners and walkers. Walkers must walk the entire course without running. Walk Classes Awards: Plaques for the 1st Male, 1st Female, 1st Girl 12 or younger and 1st Boy 12 or younger.


Charity Information

The race is sponsored by the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce and is part of Jackson’s 4th of July celebration.


More Information

More Information: This will be the 21st annual running of the Jackson County Freedom Fest 5K. Timing Services by TriStateRacer.com Chip timing will be used and results will be posted on the www.TriStateRacer.com website immediate following the event. The use of chip timing will greatly reduce the award presentation time. Online registration will be available at www.TriStateRacer.com and there will be special recognition for first time 5K runners and walkers. The course is certified by the USATF, Certified Course ID# OH 13008 MW, Certification effective 04/09/2013 to 12/31/2023. Run on a fast certified course and celebrate the 4th of July in Jackson, Ohio. The race is sponsored by the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce and is part of Jackson’s 4th of July celebration.


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