Register for the Clawson Runs - Freedom 5k and Firecracker Mile

Join us in celebrating 40 years of Running in Clawson!

 presents the:

Freedom Run 5k & Free 1-Mile Kids Run

On Sunday, June 30th, is the Clawson Freedom Run. First run in 1979, this community evening event travels along the tree lined streets of Clawson. Participants are cheered on by residents as they wind their way through the neighborhood. Start/Finish line is at Clawson's City Park. Event kicks off with a 1 mile kids run along the wood chip path around City Park.

Race day registration and check in starts at 6:15 pm.

Kids 1-Mile starts at 7 pm.
5k at 7:30 pm.

Kids 1-Mile awards to top 3 boys and girls (12 and under). 

5k awards include - Medals to the top 50 male and female finishers, Trophies to the top 3 male and female finishers as well as 1st place in every age group.

You must register by June 12th to be guaranteed a shirt.

4th of July $1000 Firecracker Mile  

On the morning of the 4th of July the Firecracker Mile starts on 14 Mile just east of Crooks and runs along the parade route before finishing just east of Livernois (Main Street).

Check in and registration starts at 7:45 am.
Race starts at 9 am.

Cash prizes to the top 3 men and women finishers
$1000 to top male under 4:00 and top female under 4:30
$500 to top male and female (if slower than the times above)
$200 to 2nd place male and female
$100 to 3rd place male and female 

Medals to the top 50 men and women at the finish line.

You must register by June 12th to be guaranteed a shirt.

OUR Credit Union's Clawson Runs Prizes

There is a $100 prize for top combined finishers in the 5k Freedom Run and the Firecracker Mile.

The prize will be awarded in 4 categories: Women under 40, Women 40 and over, Men under 40, and Men 40 and over.

Runners who compete in both events will have their overall finish places summed and the runners with the lowest score will win. In the event of a tie the tying runner with the lowest combined time will win.

Get a great rate and register for both events!


Price for Clawson Freedom Run 5k Run/Walk and Firecracker Mile will increase in 1 week.
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