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The 2014 Yorktown Freedom Run will be held at Grafton High School on Memorial Day, May 26, 2014. More information will be announced in the future.
The 2013 Yorktown Freedom Run started and finished at Grafton High School on Memorial Day, May 27. Click here view/print the race flier and application. We used a similar course as the 2012 race. with slight modification due to construction. You can observe a map of the 2013 course at: Click here to see map.
All runners will get a T-shirt; however, only those who register with a postmark by May 18th will be assured of getting the exact size they want.
There will be bottled water and plenty of refreshments after the race. Medals are given to runners in 26 categories and cash awards are given to the top three male and female runners in the Open and Master's categories.
The race commemorates Memorial Day and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice to preserve our freedom. The Freedom Run is operated by the Yorktown Rotary Club, and all proceeds go to the Yorktown Rotary Foundation to provide scholarships at local high schools and give support to a wide range of youth and community services as shown on the Community Service page.
226 runners entered the 2013 Memorial Day race (down from 337). Blaine O'Reilly of Williamsburg won the event with a time of 16:32. Crystal Witte of Yorktown was the first woman with a time 20:01. Runners were as young as 6 years and as old as 79.
Complete results were generated by the Peninsula Track Club and are provided HERE.
Yorktown Freedom Run Sponsors:
- Auto Haus
- Professional Heating & Cooling
- Bayport Credit Union
- Wells Fargo
- Leader Insurance Inc
- Plains Marketing, L.P.
- Just Plumbing
- Bay Disposal
- One Stop Auto
CLICK HERE to see times for all runners in the 2012 Yorktown Freedom Run.
CLICK HERE to see times for all runners in the 2011 Yorktown Freedom Run.
CLICK HERE to see times for all runners in the 2010 Yorktown Freedom Run.
CLICK HERE to see times for all runners in the 2009 Yorktown Freedom Run.