Jackson’s Freedom 5K set for July 3

Published 9:58 pm Wednesday, June 23, 2010

The 14th annual Jackson County Freedom Fest 5K Run And Walk will be held on Saturday, July 3 and will be run through the business district and western residential section of Jackson.

The race will begin at 9 a.m. at Manpower Park on East Main Street, across from the Jackson Square Shopping Center and Krogers.

Entry fee is $12 and proceeds will go toward the sponsoring of community events by the Jackson Area Chamber Of Commerce.

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All participating runners will receive newly-designed Sports Festival T-shirts.

Plaques will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers and medals will be given to the top three finishers in all age divisions, outside of those winning plaques, in both the male and female categories.

No pre-registration is required and registration may be made the day of the race.

There will also be a one-mile walk starting simultaneously with the 5K Run. Those wishing to participate in the walk, which has no registration fee, may purchase a T-shirt for $10.

For more information on the 5K Run, please contact the Jackson Area Chamber Of Commerce at 740-286-2722.