Bring your cameras because local mascots will be at the Kiddie Run to encourage the children and pose for free photographs. All 5K and family fun event participants are encouraged to cheer on the children as the 5K participants wait for their race results. All children must be accompanied by their parent and sign a release onsite for the Kiddie Run.
Online registration for the 5K event is available and encouraged until Tuesday, June 25th on the Fishers Freedom Festival's website at www.FishersFreedomFestival.org and following the "Schedule of Events" then "5K Event" links. For those pre-registering online, the cost is $12 per person (ages 13 and up) and $10.00 per person (ages 12 and under) for the 5K event, and includes a festival giveaway item and event timing chip. For the family walk, the pre-registration online cost is $5.00 per person (ages 13 and up). There is no charge for the family walk for those ages 12 and under. A giveaway item will be included for all participants in the 2 mile family walk. Participants may pay by credit card online.
Late registration and early packet pick-up for pre-registered participants will be available on Thursday, June 27th and Friday, June 28th from 4:30 – 7 p.m. at the race registration area near Sunblest Boulevard and Ellipse Parkway on the west side of Holland Park. Participants are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to avoid waiting in lines on race day. Registration will be available the day of the race from 6:45 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. near Sunblest Boulevard and Ellipse Parkway on the west side of Holland Park. Late registration (after June 19) costs go up to $15 per person (ages 13 and over), $5.00 per person (ages 12 and under) for the 5K event. The 2-mile family walk costs increase to $10.00 per person (ages 13 and over). There is no charge for the family walk for those ages 12 and under. Registration fees may be paid by cash or check.
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