17th Annual Freedom 5K: July 2, 2016

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
Categories:  Commission of Veterans Affairs Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County

When/Where: Saturday, July 2, 2016 @ 9:00 AM  (Rain or Shine!) Registration starts at 8am. Silver Lake Park, Dover, DE (Use Washington Street entrance off of State Street)

Attention! Attention! All Delaware Veterans and Citizens! Please help spread the word! We will be holding our 17th Annual Freedom 5K at Dover’s Silver Lake Park. Let’s help start the 4th of July weekend by giving back to our Delaware Veterans. The proceeds for this event goes towards the Delaware Veterans Trust Fund. The trust fund provides assistance to Delaware veterans in financial crisis. (

We encourage all our runners, walkers and rollers to register online at or make checks payable to Veterans Trust Fund, mail it to TriSports, 2772 Hazlettville Rd. Dover, DE 19904.  All registrations before June 25th will be $20. Anything after June 25th is $25. 

For those who cannot race, but still want to contribute. Please review two great options. Register as a silent hero or sponsor the event. Sponsorship includes your company or organization listed on the Freedom 5K t-shirt. Gold Level Sponsor ($500) – includes 3 free registrations. Silver Level Sponsor ($300) – includes 2 free registrations. Bronze Level Sponsor ($100) – includes 1 free registration. Sponsorship application must be received by June 13, 2016. Please make checks payable to: Veterans Trust Fund and mail to the DE Commission of Veterans Affairs, 802 Silver Lake Blvd. Suite 100, Dover, DE 19904. (For more information on the sponsorship or the event, please contact our office and ask for Sable or Sherri at 302-739-2792.)

Don’t forget our exciting Kiddie K race that starts at 8:55am. Kids 8 and under can race for free! We have quality “Freedom 5K” t-shirts waiting for our participants. Along with unique awards for overall male, female and master’s winners; we have awards for walk, roll and Kiddie K finishers and more categories!

Please come support our Delaware Veterans! All you have to do is focus on the finish line and the great food you’ll be enjoying throughout the 4th of July weekend!





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