Mon July 4, 2022 Fresno, CA 93720 US Directions
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Welcome to the 20th annual Freedom Run presented by Sierra Challenge Express Running Club!  
July 4th!
Start off your 4th of July celebrations with a bang and beautiful 4-mile run! The event will take place at Woodward Park with hundreds of acres of trees, geese, and beautiful wildlife. We are sure it will be an adventure! You will enjoy our American flag lined course. We hope to inspire you to race, run or walk at the best of your ability. Motivate your friends, family and fellow competitors to join in. What a way to start one of the most important days of the year for our great country.
Celebrate Our Freedom
Celebrate with one of our 3 different events - something for all ages and levels:
4-mile run: 4 miles on the 4th is a blast! This unique distance involves a race through the pristine setting of Woodward Park and the River Bottom Loop. 
2-mile run/walk: A fast course on the road and is stroller friendly. 
100 meters and ¼ mile dash for kids: Our little Patriots 8 years of age and under get to join in the fun. Discounted rates for kids!
Location: Sunset View Shelter inside Woodward Park near the Audubon entrance.


Central Valley Honor Flight
This year as well as in the past Sierra Challenge Express has chosen Central Valley Honor Flight as our beneficiary. Donations are appreciated during registration.  What a great way to honor our veterans!




July 3rd - Packet Pickup
     Fleet Feet Fresno 
     9447 N Fort Washington and Friant Rd
     11am to 2pm
July 4th - Event Day!
     6:00 - 6:45am - Late packet pickup / late registration
     6:50 - Largest team contest
     6:55 - National Anthem
     7:00 - Kids Races Start
     7:15 - 4-mile run
     7:18 - 2-mile run/walk
     8:00 - awards ceremony begins

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Woodward Park - Sunset View Shelter
7775 N Friant Rd
Fresno, CA US 93720

Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Freedom Run.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To

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