Clawson's Freedom Run 2023
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Thanks for waiting out the storm. It turned out to be a great evening for racing!
Race results can be found here.
Mark your calendars for next year's race. It will be the last Sunday in June (June 30th, 2024).
CLAWSON'S 2024 FREEDOM RUN 5k
We are excited to host this unique evening race that takes runners down the tree lined streets of Clawson.
Sunday June 30, 2024
Race Day packet pick-up is from 6:00–7:15pm.
5k starts at 7:30 pm
Kid's 1-mile starts at 7:00 pm
Clawson City Park, on Elmwood (14 1⁄2 Mile) between Crooks and Livernois. Packet pickup is at the Pavilion by the Tot Lot.
is available from 6:00-7:15 pm.
Race-Day Registration is only $25, and will include a t-shirt while supplies last.
The course was certified in 2019
Starting line is at the north entrance of Clawson City Park.
The route patrolled by 36 guards with a water station after two miles.
See the map below for the full route.
Chip-timing for the 5k is handled by Eastside Racing Company
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.
Trophies will be awarded to the top 3 men and top 3 women, as well as the top man and top woman in each age group.
12 and under
65 and over
Medals will be awarded to the first 50 men and first 50 women to cross the finish line.
$15 before April 1st,
$20 before June 1st,
$22 from June 1st until before race-day.
$25 on Race-day
Pre-Register before June 25th for both the Freedom Run and Firecracker Mile (July 4) for only $35!
Register before June 9th to be guaranteed a shirt in your size with the new logo!
1-MILE FUN RUN
This race is run on the woodchip path in Clawson Park
The race will begin at 7:00 p.m. This is a traditional start. There is no chip timing for the 1-mile run.
Awards will be given to the top 3 boys under the age of 13 and the top 3 girls under the age of 13.
This is a FREE race. Pre-register online for FREE and order a t-shirt for only $5.
Clawson 5k Course Map
Checkout the great pictures Carter Sherline took of the 2018 races!Carter Sherline
Clawson's Freedom Run 2015
2015's top overall women!
2015's top oveall men!
For the past couple of years Merlin Elsner has been taking pictures. You can find the photo gallery at runmichigan.com, or by following the links below.
2014 Freedom Run Photos
2013 Freedom Run Photos