2012 Freedom’s Run Schedule of Events
Friday Oct. 12
12-8 p.m. Registration and packet pickup for all events
Shepherd University Wellness Center
4-8 p.m. Pasta Dinner Butcher Hall adjacent to Wellness Center
5 pm Guest Speaker: Mr. Tony Reed- 91-time marathoner and only black runner to complete marathon 7 continents
Topic: Changing the Face of Distance Running @ Wellness Center Dinner Area
****Shoe Recycling Station at Packet Pickup****
Saturday Oct. 13- Race Day
Marathon Start @ Cavalier Heights Visitor Center, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
5:30-6 a.m. Buses @ River Riders lot, HI Express/Hampton Inn Charles Town, Clarion & Wellness Center Shepherdstown (exact bus schedule will be race week ).
**Marathon Runners encouraged to park at River Riders lot near start or Wellness Center in Shepherdstown**
5:30-6:30- Late Packet Pickup @ Marathon start area. Bag drop to finish.
7 a.m.- Marathon Start
Half Marathon, 10k, 5k- Start in Shepherdstown- King Street in front of Town Hall.
****Shoe Recycling Station at Shepherdstown Midway****
6:30-8 a.m. -Packet Pickup and Race Day Registration for Half Marathon, 5k,10k in Midway Field outside Ram Stadium
**All races start on King St in front of Town Hall King Street. Change from 2011**
8:05 a.m. -Start Half Marathon
8:30 a..m. -Start 5k
8:40 a.m.- Start 10k
Kids Run- Midway outside Ram Stadium
10-11:15 a.m. Register in Midway Area of Shepherd University
11:30 a.m. – Start of One Mile Fun Run.
****kids bike drawing compliments of Shepherdstown Pedal and Paddle
12:30 p.m. Awards ceremony Bavarian Inn
Post race shuttles to all designated lots 10am-3pm
Showers Available at the Wellness Center- bring your towel
Bag checks will be at the start area of marathon and transported to finish area. For other events there will be a bag drop tent in Midway Field. Please use small closable bags and pull tabs from number for identification. Not responsible for valuables.