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Although this 5K race is not entirely new to the Heartland Celebration of Freedom.  We have opted for the excitement and comfort of a “Glow Run” this year!  This year’s route will be scattered with a variety of entertainment from the Grand Island area.  So suit up in your most patriotic garb, or come dressed to compete, and we will see you on the 30th!

Entry Fee for the Freedom Run is $20 and includes:  Runners Bib, Variety of glow-sticks, and a Freedom Run t-shirt.

Packet Pick-up:  5:00-8:45 P.M. inside the main entrance of Third City Christian Church

Any proceeds from the event will go to help fund the HCF Freedom Award

1 Mile Fun Run:  8:45 PM start

5K 9:05 PM Start

Awards will be given to the top 2 finishers in the following categories:

1 Mile Run

  • 4th grade as of Fall 2017
  • 5th grade as of Fall 2017
  • 6th grade as of Fall 2017
  • 7th grade as of Fall 2017
  • 8th grade as of Fall 2017

5K Run

  • 14-16
  • 17-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60+

Winners will be announce on the Heartland Celebration of Freedom Facebook page and on

There will be a photo opportunity for all runners inside the Main Entrance of Third City Christian Church.