This event is a 5k run that begins at Victory Park and follows the bike path through Sycamore Creek Park. The route continues down Hereford Drive, turning on to Pickering Drive, turns around, and repeats the route back to Victory Park. The distance is 3.1 miles. So be sure to bring the whole family!
Date: Saturday July 15, 2023
Times: Day of event registration: 7:15 am
OrthoNeuro Freedom 5k: 8:30 am
Location: Victory Park located at 100 Lockville Rd. in Pickerington.
Parking: Parking is available at Victory Park, Sycamore Creek Park, City Hall, the City Lot on Columbus Street, Building Department Lot, Town Square Drive, Olde Village Street Parking, and the Visitor Parking Lot of Ridgeview Junior High School.
Freedom 5k: Please click Here for pricing, deadlines and to register.
* * REMEMBER: You must register and pay by June 15 to receive a Freedom 5k T-Shirt and a three-day admission pass to the Picktown Palooza! * *REGISTER online Here. Please complete one online registration form for each participant.
Race Number/Shirt Pick-Up:
Save time in line on race morning and visit the running and walking experts at Columbus Running Company’s Pickerington location (1250 Hill Rd N 43147) on Thursday, July 13 (10 AM – 8 PM) or Friday, July 14 (10 AM – 8 PM). Stop by to get your race gear, and pick up a pair of sunglasses to keep the summer sun at bay!
Race day pickup will be available near the start/finish line beginning at 7:15 AM.
The route for the Freedom 5k will take you through Sycamore Creek Park. A copy of the course map can be seen by clicking here
Refreshments and post race:
Light refreshments will be available for race participants at the start and finish lines.
Results within minutes after conclusion of the race via text and/or email.
Each participant will receive a Freedom 5k dog tag. Awards will be presented to the top three overall male and female finishers, and the top male and female finisher in the following age categories: 19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & Over.
T-Shirt and Picktown Palooza Admission Pass:
commemorative 2023 OrthoNeuro Freedom 5k T-Shirt and a three-day admission pass to the Picktown Palooza.