The Yorktown Freedom Run is back again in 2023! The event will be an 8K race on the Yorktown Battlefield on Memorial Day, May 29, 2023. Registration and awards will be at York High School. The location is a very nice course mostly using the Battlefield Tour Road. You can see a map of the 2023 8K course at: Click here to see 8K map.
You can get the registration form by click this. You can also sign up online using the RunSignUp website.
All runners received a T-shirt.
There will be bottled water and
refreshments after the race. Medals
were given to runners in 26
categories and cash awards 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, support to a wide range of youth activities and community services, and other assistance. See the Service Projects page for some examples.
Rotary International, District 7600
Yorktown Freedom Run
205 runners entered the 2023 Memorial Day 8K race and another 31 for the 5K fun run. Adam Otstot of Williamsburg VA won the event with a time of 26:51. Bethany Spector of Virginia Beach VA was the first woman with a time 30:15, a new course record for the women. 11 new age group records were set -- a very fast year. Runners were as young as 8 years and as old as 79.
Complete results for the 8K were generated by the Peninsula Track Club and are provided HERE. Results for the 5K fun run are provided HERE.
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Please generously support them as they have generously supported our work