Join the Freedom Fest Celebration! All fitness levels can participate in competitive or non-competitive events, including runs or walks, cycling, and disc golf. 2020 will look a little different this year, but you can still help support 2 great causes. Events will be offered in virtual and traditional formats and will not be timed. All participants will receive a swag bag and shirt (please register by October 11th).

Freedom Fest began in 2003 by Emporia Main Street volunteers to honor all Veterans and their families through a series of physical and community gathering events as part of the of the All Veterans Tribute week. Proceeds from the Freedom Fest support the Emporia All Veterans Memorial and the Emporia Main Street Soldier Care Package Program.

2020 Freedom Fest Events:

Due to Covid-19 we will be offering both onsite and virtual events in 2020.

  • LCSB 5K Run/Walk (Virtual and Traditional)
  • Kansas Proud 10 mile run (Virtual)
  • Gravel City Adventure 16 or 40 mile gravel cycling rides (Virtual and Traditional)
  • Dynamic Discs Freedom Fest Open
  • The Civilian Spur Ride: This event has been postponed until 2021

Registration for all events is now open. For more information on events, schedules, and merchandise, visit Emporia Freedom Fest.