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Freedom Fighters 5K

DATE: June 21, 2019

Location: Miller Football Field, Cross Street, Winthrop, MA

Start Time: 7PM (Check in starts at 5:30PM)

Description: Join us for the 3rd Annual Freedom Fighters 5K run/walk to benefit Richard Honan’s care package program that sends boxes filled with comfort food, toiletries and treats to men and women deployed overseas while serving our Country. Every year, several thousand pounds of care packages full of an assortment of treats, toiletries, newspapers, magazines and Christmas trees are sent overseas.

Packet Pickup/Race Day Reg: 5:30pm-7pm at race site. Packet pickup will be on race day only unless otherwise noted.

Fees:
$25 until 4/30
$30 until 6/20
$35 on race day
Youth Under 15 – $20 (no price increase)
Military/Fire/EMS/Veterans – $25 (no price increase)
Kids Fun Run: $15 (1 lap around the track)
1/2 Mile Walk (2 laps around the track): $20

Course: The majority of the 5k run will take place on the road with a 1/4 mile on trail by Lewis Lake. Both the start and finish will be at Winthrop High School. Walkers, strollers and dogs are welcome to participate.

Kids Fun Run: This 1/4 mile(1 lap around the track) is targeted for those 10 and under starting at 6:45pm. This category doesn’t include a race t-shirt.

1/2 Mile Walk: This category is aimed for those who aren’t interested and/or can’t complete the 5k distance and are looking to come out and support the event. This category does include a shirt and post race food.

Swag: Pre-registered participants will receive a custom race t-shirt unless otherwise noted.

Awards: 1st place overall M/F finishers. Age group prizes to the 1st M/F in each of the following age groups: 16-Under, 17-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. (No Double Dipping)

Post Race Festivities: All participants will be treated to dinner provided by Fuddruckers. You will be requested to choose your dinner selection through the online registration process. **Free food for any veterans that would like to join in the festivities.

Beneficiary: 100% of the net proceeds will be allocated the continuation of the military care package program.

More about Richard Honan: Life long Winthrop resident, Richard Honan, is an active community member, family man, veteran, artist, boat builder, photographer and much more. Always working for the betterment of the community, he has devoted a large part of his life to this country and continues to work tirelessly for our service members and veterans. For the past fifteen years, Richard has sent hand written letters and care packages filled with support to servicemen and women deployed overseas, far from family and friends. With the help of the Winthrop community, he has been able to pack and ship over 33,000 pounds of care packages. Help this tradition continue by supporting the Freedom Fighters 5K run/walk

To learn more about Richard check out the following video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=esW_M-FySK8

Can’t make the event? But would like to make a contribution? Checks can be made payable Rising Reg LLC and mailed to Rising Reg LLC, co: Ashley Steeves, 147 Sylvan St. #10A, Danvers MA 01923. In the check memo, please write: Donation to Freedom Fighters 5K.

Weather: This event will take place rain or shine!  There will be no refunds.

Event Contact: High5EM | 978-594-7050 | info@high5em.com

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