July 4, 2018 – Jim Barnett Park – Winchester, Virginia
ABOUT THE LIBERTY 5K & KIDS MILE
2018 is the 21st Annual Running of the Liberty 5k and Kids Mile races. The race benefits the Winchester Parks and Recreation Department and The Lucas Fund.
START TIME: 5K begins promptly at 8 AM. Kids Mile follows the 5K and then Fun Run.
LOCATION: Jim Barnett Park in Winchester, Virginia. Winchester is approximately 12 miles from Berryville, 25 miles from Front Royal and Martinsburg, and 75 miles from Washington DC.
COURSE: The challenging 5K course consists of a single loop around Jim Barnett Park and through the grounds of Shenandoah University using roads and sidewalks. There is a 45 minute time limit.
AWARDS: Awards will be given to the top three men and women overall, first place male and female Masters (40 and over), and first place male and female Grand Masters (50 and over). Awards will also be given to the top three in the following age groups: 10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 & over.
KIDS MILE & FUN RUN: Kid’s races will be held immediately following the 5K race! The Kid’s Mile is open to children ages 6-12. Awards for the Kid’s Mile will be given to the top thress males and females in the following age groups: 8 & Under, 9-10, 11-12. A 100 yard dash will be open to children ages 2 to 5.
ENTRY FEE: 5K entry fees: $18.00 for SVR members or $20.00 for non-members until June 25th, then $25.00 and on race day. Kids Mile Run fees: $10.00 until June 25th, then $15.00 after that and on race day. T shirts will be available on a first-come basis.
RACE DAY: Registration and packet pick-up will be from 6:45 to 7:45 AM. Show up early to make sure you get a t-shirt!
PROHIBITED ITEMS: Bicycles, skateboards, strollers, roller skates, inline skates, animals, and radio headsets.
Random prizes! Refreshments! Participants can stay and swim at the Jim Barnett Park for a discounted rate!
Please take a moment to visit our sponsors. They make this whole thing possible. Their generosity helps cover the cost of shirts, awards, food, refreshments, and more. Plus a large portion of the proceeds from sponsorships and race entries goes to charities that help our community.
If you are interested in sponsoring the race, whether a business or an individual, please contact the race director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsorships benefit Winchester Parks and Recreation Department and The Lucas Fund (University of Virginia Children’s Hospital and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit).