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2023 Freedom Run

Join us for a fun run on the 4th of July!

Note: This event has already passed.

Come out and join us for the 2023 Freedom Run 5K & 1K on Tuesday, July 4 at Cowan Stadium! The 1K starts at 6:00 p.m. followed by the 5K at 6:15 p.m. After the race enjoy entertainment, food trucks, live bands and other kid-friendly activities before the annual 4th of July fireworks show.
Race Fees:

  • 5K Cost: $30, E-1 to E-4: $25
  • 1K Cost: $12, E-1 to E-4: $10

Online registration closes Wednesday, June 28. Day of Race registration will take place onsite in Memorial Stadium between 4:30–5:30 p.m. Registration is available in person at Soldiers Field House or over the phone at 253-967-4771.

The Freedom Run 5K is a loop course that is mainly flat and runs through a historical area of Joint Base-Lewis McChord. The 1K course is a flat road course that incorporates a partial lap on the track.
Packet Pick Up will take place at the MWR Fest Tent – Monday, July 3 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Packets will consist of the following:

Participants who register by June 15 will be guaranteed a T-shirt at packet pick-up. After June 15 registrants will be able to pick up their shirt at a later date after the event. Contact for details.




Event details and schedule
July 3, 2023:
• Packet pick-up at MWR Fest Tent, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

July 4, 2023:

Packet pick-up will be at Memorial Stadium before the race.

• Freedom Run 1K at 6 p.m.
• Freedom Run 5K at 6:15 p.m.

After the race, stay for Food Trucks & Fireworks!