Celebrate America’s Birthday With The 2019 Liberty 5k

June 24th, 2019 by

2019 Liberty 5k

This Independence Day, it’s important to reflect on our country, its long history, and the future. It’s a time when you get a chance to make memories with your family as well. For those of you seeking a fun event to attend, why not consider the 2019 Liberty 5K and Kids Mile? Not only will you and your family get some exercise, you’ll also be able to enjoy some healthy competition as well. Keep reading to learn more about this fun event!

About the Event

The 2019 Liberty 5K and Kids Mile will be held on Thursday, July 4 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Hosted by the Shenandoah Valley Runners, this event is a great way to have fun with the entire family and support a great cause. This is the 22nd Annual Liberty 5K and Kids Mile races. Proceeds benefit the Winchester Parks and Recreation Department and the Lucas Fund. This is a kid-friendly event and everyone is allowed to walk or run at their own pace. Bring the kids and make a day of it!

Registration and Other Information

You can sign up online for which event you want to attend. The 5K costs $20 per person and the Kids Mile is $10. The race will begin at Jim Barnett Park located at 1001 E. Cork St, Winchester, VA 22601. The 5K will consist of a loop around Jim Barnett Park. When it comes to awards, the following will be recognized:

  • Top Three Men Overall
  • Top Three Women Overall
  • First Place Male Masters (40 and over)
  • First Place Female Masters (40 and over)
  • First Place Male Grand Masters (50 and over)
  • First Place Female Grand Masters (50 and over)

In addition to these prizes, there will also be awards given out to the top three in various ages groups: 10 and 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 and over.

Timeline for the Races

On race day, be sure to get there early. Registration and packet pick-up will be from 6:45 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. You can also get a t-shirt if you show up early! The timeline for the races throughout the day are as follows:

  • 8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. – 5K Race
  • 8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Kids Mile
  • 9:30 a.m. – Fun Run

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You’ll find our dealership conveniently located at 1659 Berryville Pike, Winchester, VA 22603 which means residents of Gaylord, Berryville, and Round Hill are just a short drive away. Come see us today to take a test drive!

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