Freedom 5k

Tue July 4 - Mon July 31, 2023 Greensburg, PA 15601 US Directions


Freedom 5K Run

$20 07/04 8:30AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT Price increases after July 2, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Freedom 5K Walk

$20 07/04 8:30AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT Price increases after July 2, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual Freedom 5k

$20 Registration closes on July 2, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT and re-opens on July 4, 2023 at 12:00pm EDT


Lynch Field
526 New Alexandria Rd
Greensburg, PA US 15601


Get ready for the 22nd annual Freedom 5K !! What's new for 2023? mapping out a course adjustment with the start-finish line near the helicopter at Lynch field, stay tuned for future details!

If you haven't picked up your award or t-shirt from 2022, please email us at to arrange a pick-up

Thank you all for your support of the AHA!! You are all amazing!! 

Early registration opens at 12 AM on 2/17/23, early fee of $17.76 till 5/31/23 then $20

You can register race day at Lynch Field beginning 0715, race day is 25$ except 65 + and 19 & under will remain 20$; will have an option for you to register on your phone race day & use a credit card, details on site. 

Kids Sparkler for  ages 10 & under. Register your young sprinter after/during the 5K, 8$ per kid. Several heats will be held as kids are available. 

Early packet pick up & in person registration  7/3 from 11am-5pm at Gingerbreadman Running store (5142 Rt 30, Suite 165; Greensburg, PA)

***Wave starts will be used again. ** Plan for race day is National anthem followed by race instructions at 08:25; 4 wave starts:  Wave #1- 08:30, runners sub 24 min pace; Wave #2- 0830 + 60sec, runners 24-28 min pace; Wave #3 0830 + 120 sec, runners >28 min pace; Wave #4 0830 + 180 sec, walkers. If you are going to "run a little" please sign up as a runner or let us know when you finish to re-classify you.

The course is out and back. PLEASE stay to right half of the trail especially in the tunnel and around its curve to avoid any collisions with potential bikers. Water station is located  before the 1 mile mark going out & little after the 2 mile mark on the way back, please try to get your cups tossed into the barrels downstream. NO running on train tracks please & stay on the main part of the overpass bridge. We cross one not-so-busy intersection & the city will provide traffic horses but please glance to be sure no vehicles are trying to go around the barriers.

Awards: Top 3 male & female runners by gun time so make sure you are in the 1st wave if you're speedy!  Other awards are chip timed: Top male & female masters runner (age 40+) &  Top 3 walkers male/female by chip time; Runners/Walkers age group awards are all chip time as there are waves but all walkers should be in the final wave. Age groups: Runners top 3: 15/under, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+; Walkers top 2: 19/under, 20-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Keep checking back for further updates

5K Run & Walk, starts & finishes at Lynch Field, (526 New Alexandria Rd, Greensburg, PA). Benefits the American Heart Association. Team categories available. Overall & age group prizes. Timing by Gingerbreadman Running. Race day registration at Lynch Field 7:15-8:15AM. Should the race be canceled due to COVID-19, refunds will be given. If race date is moved to a later time, refund is optional if you cannot attend. 

Can't make it?? Run the Freedom Virtual 5K this year, complete your race anytime from 7/1-7/31, upload your time to & shirt can be picked up at Gingerbreadman running store in Greensburg starting approximately 7/7, check back for further details.

Past results 2018-2022:; 2010-2017:;  2002-2009:   

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Run teams- minimum 3 person: Male/Coed or all Female, top 3 times combined. Walk teams- Open (any 3 or more combination) top 3 times combined; email name of your team, category & list of participants by 6pm 7/3 to   or submit list of names at early packet pickup on 7/3.



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