Run 4 Their Lives Lynchburg 5k Run/Walk

Fri April 22 - Sat April 23 Lynchburg, VA 24502 US Directions
Important Race Day Details

Friday, April 22

Packet Pick-Up and Family Fun Night

When: Friday, April 22 from 5-8pm:

Where: 1501 Liberty Mountain Drive at the Parking Lot for Liberty University's Indoor Track Facility.

What: You will have an opportunity to pick up your race bag, and race t-shirt. There will be food trucks, inflatables, games, and more. Your family will also have an opportunity to learn about holistic health with Freedom 4/24 and the Central Virginia YMCA's passport adventure where you will learn prevention tips and healthy activities at fun stations throughout the night!

Food Trucks: We will have Domino's and Rookie's Food Trucks at the Family Fun Night! Be sure to bring money so that you can fuel up and support these local businesses before or after the race.

Kids Fun Run

When: Friday, April 22 from 6-8pm, during Packet-Pick-Up and the Family Fun Night

Where: 1501 Liberty Mountain Drive at the Parking Lot for Liberty University's Indoor Track Facility

What: An AMAZING obstacle course race hosted by the Central Virginia YMCA for children ages 4-10. Children will run in age appropriate waves according to their arrival time and will receive a medal at the end of their race. From jump ropes, wood walls, and tire flips, your child will NOT want to miss out on this incredible event!

Saturday, April 23 

Run 4 Their Lives 5k

When: April 23, at 9am. Registration opens at 730am and the road closes at 840am. Please plan on arriving before 840am to secure a parking spot and ensure your participation in the event before the road closure. 

Where: The race start and finish will be at the parking lot of the Liberty University Indoor Track on Liberty Mountain Drive (the second entrance on Liberty Mountain Drive. 

1501 Liberty Mountain Drive Lynchburg, VA 24515

What: Run 4 Their Lives is a Freedom 4/24 event designed to raise awareness and funding for the mission of Freedom 4/24; to prevent and end sexual exploitation and trafficking locally and globally. Every year participants are asked to write the name of a survivor on their arm while they complete their 5k race. This year we run for Dyimon, a local survivor who is passionate about prevention, sharing her story, raising awareness, and speaking out on behalf of the millions of survivors whose names and faces we don't yet know. 

Registration will be available Saturday morning beginning at 7:30 am for those who haven't registered - be sure to invite someone! If you don't make it to Packet Pick-Up on Friday, you will be able to pick up your bib number and race shirt Saturday morning in the parking lot at the Indoor Track complex. 

 

Parking is available in the Indoor Track complex parking lots. 
**IMPORTANT: Please arrive by 8:30 am at the latest on race day. The road will close and PARKING WILL CLOSE AT 8:40 am! Please arrive on time before the road closes. Roads will not re-open until ALL participants have cleared the race course for safety reasons. 

 

COVID Protocol: Please stay home or participate in our virtual challenge if you are sick or displaying symptoms, or have been in contact with or exposed to someone who was showing signs of illness or was sick.

 

 

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