South West Missouri Juneteenth 5k Freedom Run/Walk Celebration

Join us on 06/18/2022

South West Missouri Juneteenth 5k Freedom Run/Walk Celebration Race Description

The United Community Change Freedom Celebration Walk  is diverse in culture, educational and progressive. An opportunity for you to be apart of  the change that promotes community unity and diverse and inclusive civic participation, increase non partisan  community knowledge and the amount of diverse people to act on their legal right to vote locally and nationally in upcoming elections; All while celebrating the history and holiday that laid the foundation of those rights. 

*** 20% of all proceeds will go toward supporting minority and disadvantaged children in the local area to go to any extra curricular program activities of their choice in order to increase opportunities, promote healthy, active minority lifestyles, and meet our goal to increase local extra curricular program diversity for children. ***

 

Things To Enjoy:

  1. Key note speakers, and performances while getting to know new faces.
  2. Beat the obstacles of freedom by participating in the  Freedom Walk, exciting dance breaks, tot run, 5k run, and  the largest water fight in the city at Jordan Valley water park.
  3. Juneteenth Celebration with various, games, swag, water fountain and bounce house fun. ( Bring wet clothes or swim wear)
  4. Interact and network with local leadership. Learn who represents you and how the community has evolved and/or what to expect going forward.
  5. Visit with prominent corporate leaders and sponsors for job opportunities and programs.
  6. Engage with non profit organizations working to change the world by helping you register to vote to maintain the freedoms you hold close.

 

 Sign up to volunteer in the days leading up to the race and on race day. Volunteers who sign up by May 25 will receive a volunteer shirt.

 

 5k Race Morning Schedule - Jordan Valley Park (Springfield Mo)

07:30 AM—Packet Pickup and Walk Up Registration opens 
08:30 AM—Walk Up Registration closes 
09:00 AM—5K Starts
10:05 AM— Tot Dash 1K (as soon as 5K is finished)
10:30 AM—Awards Ceremony (as soon as 1K is finished
 
All Virtual participants will be doing the alternative route on their own time and or walking their own 5K at the destination of choice please see Virtual course map.

 ADULT RUN 

Adult Run

 
 
Juneteenth Celebration Schedule - JVP To Down Town Square (Springfield Mo)
11:00 AM— Ceremony & Job Fair Begins 
11:30 AM— History Reflections
11:45 AM— Key Note Speaker
12:00 PM— Performance
12:15 PM— A Moment For Voter Registration Sign Ups
12:30 PM— Announcements
12:45 PM— Key Note Speaker
01:00 PM— Freedom Celebration March to Downtown square 
01:30 PM— Dance Breaks
02:00 PM— Key Note Speaker
02:15 PM— Key Note Speaker
02:30 PM— Key Note Speaker
02:30 PM— Performance Another  Moment For Voter Registration Sign Ups
03:00 PM— Closing remarks and Participants Back to Jordan Valley Park 

 

 

Park Events Job Fair  & Water Fight Schedule - Jordan Valley Park
11:00 AM—Water Fight Packet Pickup and Walk Up Registration opens
11:00 PM—Bounce Houses , Cotton Candy , Snow Cones Open To Guests with Registration Bracelet
12:00 PM—Music for park guests 
3:00 PM—Freedom March Arrives back to park  for more fun 
03:30 PM—BIGGEST WATER FIGHT EVER BEGINS 
04:00 PM—Water fight awards  - Enjoy the park and family Music and  activities and Job Fair 
06:00 PM— Begin Clean Up  
07:00 PM— End of Event

 

 

Tickets 

 5k Freedom Run/Walk :
 Early Registration 
Adults $35 Kids $25 Tot Dash $15 Teams Have special Rates
Includes all entertainment, March, 5k run/walk entry and park access, Swag Bag with sponsor goodies , Water fight, T-shirt , Meal ticket or snack and Race entry, Race Bib, Medal opportunity.
 
Park Water Fight Ticket = $10
Entry Allows you into the Early Afternoon UCC Freedom March At the Down Town Square, Huge Water fight, Job Fair, and other park activities.
 
 
March & Park Only = $FREE
Entry Allows you into the Early Afternoon UCC Freedom March At the Down Town Square, Job Fair, and other park activities but does not come with Swag bag , water fight, T-shirt, Meal Ticket or Medal. This is only so we can properly track how many attendees we have at the event. Thank you for letting us know you will be there yet opting out of the more physical activities.

 

5K Virtual Participants: = $25

You get the flexibility of running your race wherever you feel comfortable. If you want to support but want to take safer precautions this is for you. You will get all the goodies in a virtual format and be sent a T-shirt and a medal and a printable Award certificate.  Its all based on the honor system. So, record your race time when you are finished and don't forget to come back for race time results to see the winners both here and in the Facebook group.

 

Virtual Water Fight = $15 (sign up as soon as possible so we can ship supplies before event day)

If you are a virtual water fight participant get all your friends signed up with you and have the time of your life. You will receive  a T-shirt and printable participation certificate. Go out and get more balloons and water guns to have a blast and get the entire neighborhood around you united in this awesome fun. Post Pictures and videos with #UccFreedomFight #Freddomwalk2022 for a chance to win awesome prizes.

 

This event proceeds will go to the United Community Change Organization to increase Diversity Equity and Inclusion awareness in our community by furthering partnerships and funding our programs. 20% of all proceeds will go toward supporting minority and disadvantaged children in the local area to go to any extra curricular program activities of their choice to increase opportunities they would not have access to otherwise to promote healthy active minority lifestyles and meet our goal to increase local extra curricular program diversity for children. Thank you !

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Email  us:  UCCFreedomWalk@Gmail.com

Call us @ ‪(417) 501-5844‬ 

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  • Race Date: 2022/06/18 10:00:00 AM (Saturday)
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