9th Annual Freedom Run 5k & 10k is June 25!
Registration for the 9th Annual Story County Freedom Run 5k and 10k is open now! The race is the 2nd event in the RUN Nevada Race Series 2022 presented by Burke, and will take place Saturday, June 25 at Score Park in Nevada. Packet pick up will begin at 7 AM, with the 10k beginning at 8 AM and the 5k beginning at 8:30 AM. A pancake breakfast will be held immediately following the race.
Proceeds will benefit the Story County Freedom Flight and Nevada’s American Legion Post 48.
RUN Partnering with Story Medical on new Relay Race
RUN is excited to be partnering with Story Medical to host the first ever Have A Senior Moment Relay Race on Saturday, August 6. The relay event will feature teams of three individuals, with each individual running a 5k. Team of walkers are also welcome; walkers will be able to complete the course together as a team.
Proceeds will benefit Story County Medical Center Senior Care, with funds specifically going towards the new Senior Care facility.
RUN Highlights Huge Successes of 2021 Running Season
The 2021 race season was one of monstrous successes for the Nevada running community. The RUN Nevada Race Series saw a 50% increase in turn out from 2020’s inaugural season to the 2021 season, with 565 total registrations between the four series races. Country star Bryan White ran the RUN Country 5k, and the Freedom Run saw the addition of a 10k and half marathon option for 2021. In addition to the four series races, the second annual Bricktown Donut Dash, the first ever Bench ‘N’ Bolt, and the first ever Ugly Christmas Sweater Run all saw huge successes. All told, RUN events in 2021 raised over $30,000 for local community organizations. In addition, graduating Nevada seniors Grace Cahill and Elliot Frideres were presented with the annual RUN Scholarship.
Highlighting the fundraising successes:
- Nevada Nice 5k: $1,153.40 donated to The Nevada Foundation’s Pandemic Relief Fund
- Bricktown Donut Dash: $2,013.52 donated to Nevada Food At First
- RUN Country 5k: $2,221.19 donated to The Nevada Foundation in support of the Nevada Field House project
- Story County Freedom Run Half Marathon/10k/5k: $4,465.79 donated to the American Legion Post 48 in Nevada
- Lincoln Highway Dash 5k: $2,576.12 donated to Main Street Nevada
- Bench ‘N’ Bolt: In partnership with The Arena, $14,575 donated to the William Bliss Cancer Center at Mary Greeley Hospital
- Evergreen Lane History Hustle 5k: $2,341.91 donated to Nevada Community Historical Society
- Ugly Sweater Christmas Run: $2,500 donated to Nevada Firefighters, Inc.
Runners United Nevada
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- Dane Nealson, President
- Sarah Gilchrist, Vice President
- Eileen Patterson, Secretary
- Micah Hayek, Treasurer
- Brett Barker
- Katie Fortsch
- Kim Koch
- Amy Rosenberg
- Dan Turner
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