Independence Freedom Day 5k/ Down Hill Mile

Tue July 4, 2023 Independence, VA 24348 US Directions


Independence Freedom Day 5k

8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

Down Hill Mile

7:45AM EDT - 8:00AM EDT

THE DOUBLE- 5k/mile

7:45AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT


110 Blue Devil Drive
110 Blue Devil Drive
Independence, VA US 24348


Join Grayson County Parks and Recreation and Blue Devil Cross country boosters for our 4th annual 5k on July 4, 2023.The 5k course is rated at medium/hard with some hills.  The downhill mile is super fast! This race is a separate  competitive race for all ages. The mile will be run before the 5k. The course in on a slight downhill sure to produce some fast times. Registration for the 5k or down hill mile  is $25 or register for both races for $30!

Starting Times:

7:00-7:45 Race day registration 

7:45Down hill mile



10:00- Independence Parade


T-shirt - We have pre-ordered 100 shirts with various sizes. first come first serve. 

Registration @

Down hill mile- $25

5K- $25

Down hill/ 5k double- $30


Free- Kids fun run

5k Race Course: The race will begin in the GCHS parking lot…take a right onto Main st…..left onto Grayson Ave….Right onto Powerhouse Rd…..Right onto Oakridge Rd….right onto Morton drive….right onto main st…..Left at red light (21)…..left onto Library st…..Left through Funeral home parking lot….right onto main st….right into GCHS parking lot.

Down hill mile- Starting Line- sidewalk in front of Carter National Bank ( main st.) stay straight on sidewalk to Grayson Industrial park to finish! 100 percent down hill!

Winner plaque ( male/female awards )

Finisher medals


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