Freedom Festival 5k

Lafayette, GA

About this Event

Be there wearing your Red, White, and Blue for the

1st Annual Run!

Freedom Fest Run

Joe Stock Memorial Park

La Fayette, GA 30728

Come join us for some 4th of July fun! 

July 4, 2016

8 a.m. – 5K  & 1 Mile Fun Run

Course is USATF Certified

The 1st Annual Freedom Fest Run is a 3.1 Mile Run/Walk & 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk through historic downtown La Fayette. Both routes begin and end at Joe Stock Memorial Park in La Fayette, GA where the historic antebellum Marsh House mansion.

You’ll absolutely fall in love with the small town atmosphere and historical sites. At race headquarters you can grab an American Flag or other 4th of July gear while you check your results, listen to music, and enjoy the race site festivities. Or if spectating is more your thing, feel free to come out in your patriotic attire and encourage the runners!

After the race is complete, feel free to stay and join the City of LaFayette for their annual Freedom Festival. What is the Freedom Festival you ask?

Freedom Festival

There will be something for everyone with over 50 vendors present, fresh food, and live music throughout the day. There will also be a free swim from 3-8 pm, Ultimate Frisbee Exhibition at 5:30 pm, Old Timers Game 7:00 pm and fireworks will begin at 9:45pm. The location is at LaFayette Municipal Park at 638 S. Main Street and will begin at 3:00 pm.

Admission is free for everyone.


Race Headquarters -Joe Stock Memorial Park. At Race Headquarters you can find: Registration, Start & Finish Line, First Aid, Restrooms, Refreshments, Music, and much more!

Parking: Designated areas are located close by at the Food City, First Baptist and LaFayette Academy. 

Proceeds benefit LaFayette Rambler Running the local high school Cross Country and Track & Field Programs.

Sunday-Packet Pick-Up

  July 3, 2016 

  Joe Stock Memorial Park

  4:00PM till 8:00PM

Monday-Race Day

 July 4, 2016

 Joe Stock Memorial Park
 Gates Open - 6:00AM 
 Packet Pick-Up/Registration - 7:45AM
 Anthem - 7:55AM
 5k Start - 8:00AM
 1-Mile Walk - 8:05AM
 Awards Ceremony - 9:30AM
     (Or when last runner finishes)


**Registration closes 15 Minutes prior to each race start**


Male & Female 
Over All (1st)
Over All Masters (1st)
9 and Under (1st, 2nd)
10-14 (1st, 2nd)
15-19 (1st, 2nd)
20-29 (1st, 2nd)
30-39 (1st, 2nd)
40-49 (1st, 2nd)
50-59(1st, 2nd)
60+ (1st, 2nd)

When & Where

Jul 4, 2016


8:00 AM

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