The 2024 Race is complete.  Come back in 2025!

The Yorktown Freedom Run is back again in 2024!  The event will be an 8K race on the Yorktown Battlefield on Memorial Day, May 27, 2024.  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 2024 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.

Yorktown Freedom Run

Please Support our major sponsors:

Find out more about being a race sponsor or sponsor a flag in someone's honor.  Click here for more information.

Rotary International, District 7600

Rotary Club of

Yorktown Virginia

201 runners entered the 2024 Memorial Day event with 174 finishing the 8K race and another 14 finishing the 5K fun run.  Adam Otstot of Williamsburg VA won the event with a time of 26:33.  Emily Honeycutt of Newport News VA was the first woman with a time 31:32.  5 new age group records were set -- a fast year.  Runners were as young as 9 years and as old as 80.

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.