The Liberty Road Challenge is a unique, virtual opportunity to honor D-Day and the route our Allied forces marched to achieve the Liberation of France. Participants have a choice to complete the virtual course individually or with a team. Registration for both INDIVIDUAL and TEAM VIRTUAL CHALLENGES are open until Independence Day - July 4, 2020.

How it works:
Step 1: 
Register as an individual or start a team in honor of the WWII generation.
Step 2: Track your progress by logging your daily mileage and activity (walk/run/bike/treadmill). Live Map Tracking starts July 4th when the RunSignUp software is ready to track your progress.
Step 3: Complete the challenge and receive your finishers dog tag from The National WWII Museum, 2020 Liberty Road Challenge T-Shirt, and a 25% discount for admission into The National WWII Museum in New Orleans. 

How to Track your Progress

Individual Challenge

Participants have until September 10th to complete one of the Liberty Road individual Challenges:

  • The 100 mile Challenge from Saint-Mere-Eglise in the Normandy region of France to St. Malo in the Brittany region of France (100 miles/161 km).
  • The 712 mile Challenge which continues on to Bastogne, Belgium which was liberated on September 10, 1944  and held strong during the Battle of Bulge (712 miles/1147 km).

Participants can walk, jog, run, or bike to complete the course!

You Can Do It!

Team Challenge

Teams have until September 10th to complete the virtual Liberty Road Challenge from Sainte-Mère-Église in the Normandy region of France to Bastogne, Belgium which was liberated on September 10, 1944  and held strong during the Battle of Bulge (712 miles/1147 km).

Participants teams can walk, jog, run, or bike to complete the course!

The cost for the TEAM Challenge is $50/person. There is no limit on the number of participants that can join a team.

We Can Do It!

What is the Liberty Road Challenge?

Runners, walkers, and bikers will have from the 76th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2020 to Independence Day on July 4, 2020 to register and July 4th to September 10, 2020 to complete the Challenge. The virtual course follows in the footsteps of Allied troops who liberated France and Belgium in 1944 along the Liberty Road (French La Voie de la Liberté) a 1,147 kilometer march beginning on Utah Beach in Normandy on June 6, across Northern France to Metz, and then northwards to Bastogne, Belgium which was liberated on September 10,1944 and held strong during the Battle of the Bulge.

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Registration Details

All participants will receive a virtual bib, commemorative Liberty Road Challenge T-shirt, Finishers dog tag from the Museum, and a 25% discount off your admission ticket into The National World War II Museum.*

Participants that complete the challenge by September 10, 2020 will be entered into a drawing to win a two night stay at the Higgins Hotel New Orleans along with free admission into the Museum!**



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Join the Draft

Don't do this alone! Invite family and friends to join you individually or on your team and receive the following rewards:
- Refer 5 friends - Receive a WWII Hat
- Refer 10 friends - Receive a WWII Hat and $25 Refund 
- Refer 20 friends - Receive a WWII Hat, WWII Monopoly Board Game, and $50 Refund
All you need to do is share your unique referral link (found in your confirmation email)! You can share the link via email, social media, or text. Remind them to use your link to score all the rewards!

2020 Liberty Road Challenge

Completed: 588,167.67


Goal: 712


We’ve hit our goal 826 times!

Brush Up on History

Produced By:

This Virtual Challenge is produced by the Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic

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Keep their Legacy Alive

This event benefits The National WWII Museum in New Orleans.

100% of donations and part of registration proceeds will go to support the Museum and its mission. The National WWII Museum is an independent nonprofit and therefore largely relies on admissions sales, memberships, and other donations to support its operations.

Your support allows future generations to better appreciate the real stories of our heroes, their struggle and sacrifice. Help us honor the legacy of the WWII generation.

Support the Troops!

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