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8K Freedom Run

  • Pathways Church 311 West Evergreen Drive Appleton, WI, 54913 United States (map)

Join us Memorial Day weekend at our annual 8K Freedom Run! This competitive and recreational chip-timed 8K will start and finish at Pathways Church. The 5-mile course is perfect for all ages... flat and fast! 

This is a family event. Strollers and wagons are welcome. However, for the safety of all participants, we encourage you to begin at the rear of the starting area.

All proceeds from this event go the Hope for the Warriors, a non-profit organization helping veterans adjust to life after service.

Event Schedule

6:30-7:45AM: Registration
8:00AM: Freedom Run Begins

Registration and Packet Pick Up

$30 Adult Registration Fee (through 5/20); $35 (5/21 - 5/27)
$20 Youth (18 and under) Registration Fee (through 5/20); $25 (5/21 - 5/27)

Registration and Packet Pick Up will take place on Saturday, May 20 from 9-11AM and Monday - Wednesday, May 22-24 from 8AM-4PM at the Pathways Church Office.

All entries will receive a race day packet and a race T-shirt. T-shirts are only guaranteed for entries postmarked before May 20, 2017.

Restrooms will be available.


Beginning and ending at Pathways Church, the route winds through the residential area north of Evergreen Drive and continues through the Thrivent grounds with a return on Apple Creek Trail.


Medals will be given to the top overall female and male runners, and the top three female and male runners in each age group (10 year increments).

If you would like to volunteer to help at the 8K Freedom Run please sign up here.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Earlier Event: May 25
Celebrate Recovery
Later Event: May 28
African Children's Choir