225 West Main, P.O. Box 438, Harrison, MI 48625

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5K Freedom Run/Walk in Memory of Robert Friese
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April 29, 2017
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All Proceeds went towards the Building of the “Veterans Freedom Park of Clare County”.
This is an official timed 3.1 mile run in honor of all who have fallen.
This date coincides with the ultimate sacrifice to this great nation, of SPC. Friese.

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Freedom 5K Run/Walk

In memory of SPC Robert Friese and all who have given the ultimate sacrifice.

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There will be several prizes awarded in different categories.  Download all the event information at "its Your Race".


About Robert Friese...
Robert was born July 27, 1989 and was an amazing person! He was from Harrison, Michigan where he graduated from Harrison High School in 2007. He chose to serve our country by joining the US ARMY. Robert gave the ultimate sacrifice while serving in Iraq on April 29, 2011.

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Freedom 5k Run/Walk

Race Starts at the Veterans Freedom Park
200 W. Main Street, at the Corner of N Broad St & M-61 Across From Ct House,
Harrison, Michigan

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Clare County Freedom Park Locator Map
Click HERE for directions from Google Maps

This will be an official timed 3 mile run or walk in honor of SPC. Robert Friese. The date of this event coincides with the date of Robert’s ultimate sacrifice to this great nation!

All proceeds will go toward the building & maintenance of the
 “Veterans Freedom Park of Clare County”

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You are Eligible to enter the Mackinaw Bridge
Labor Day Run Lottery!

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Thank you to our sponsors for the 2016 event!

Learn more about Robert Friese in these videos:



Archive of Freedom 5k Results



2014 results are not available due to a power outage



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Veterans Freedom Park
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Clare County Veterans Services
225 W. Main Street, Harrison, MI 48625
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