Orange County - 4th of July, Freedom 5k

Wed July 1 - Sun July 5 Mission Viejo Lake, CA 92692 US
18 and Under Registration $15

Freedom 5k


Orange County - 4th of July, Freedom 5k

Join us in celebrating our nation's independence by participating in the Freedom 5k!
To ensure social distancing and minimize large groups, you will have a period of 5 days to run the race on your own or with your small group.
If you are unable to make it to the official course, you have to option to run the same mileage at a location that is more convenient for you.

50% of team registration fees to benefit local area school and youth programs
To create a team for your program, contact

How the Race works:
  • Step 1: Register for the event (You will have the option to create a team, join a team, or run on your own)
  • Step 2: Download your custom race bib and share on social media
  • Step 3: Recruit your friends and family to join (Use your referral code to receive a $5 refund for each person you get to join)
  • Step 4: Start talking smack about who is going to win
  • Step 5: July 1st - 5th, pick a time and date that works best for you, go run the course and record your time
  • Step 6: Log into your RunSignup account and enter your results
  • Step 7: Print out your Customized Certificate of Completion showing your time, place, and pace
After successfully registering, you will receive an email with your referral code to send to all of your friends and family.

Please remember to maintain social distancing. This race is offered over a period of 5 days to reduce the number of runners on the course at the same time.

Running paths and roads will not be closed and will remain open to the general public
For your safety, please be sure to use crosswalks when applicable

Click here for answers to our FAQ

Course Map

One Loop around the Lake is 3.2 Miles. 
Click here to view the Interactive Race Map

Running paths and roads will not be closed and will remain open to the general public
For your safety, please be sure to use crosswalks when applicable

Race T-Shirts



Get your Pre-Race Bib

Q. Can I still register?
A. Yes! Join in anytime before July 5th

Q. Do I have to run or can I walk?
Run, walk, crawl, or roll. Just get 'er done. 

Q. How do I enter my Results?
A.  Enter your results into RunSignUp. Click Here for Video

Q. How do I see my results on the leaderboard?
A. Click on the RESULTS Tab

Q. How do I download my bib number to share on social media?
A. Click Here for a Video

Q. When does the Freedom 5k take place?
A. July 1st-5th

Q. I'm going to be out of town, can I run the event sooner?
A. Yes, however, you can only submit your results starting July 1st

Q: What is the deadline to submit my results?
July 5th, 11:59pm

Q. Do I have to run every mile?
A. Ahh No! Many of our participants (Like me) are walkers. Run, walk, crawl, or roll. Just get 'er done.

Q. Can I compete Internationally?
A. Yes! We just ask for a nominal $14.99 for additional shipping charges if outside North America

Q. Are there shipping charges?
A. No - shipping is included!

Q. When will I receive my T-Shirt?
A. We plan on sending out in waves as people complete the course. 

Q. When can I register until?
A. Anytime before the competition ends. 

Q. Do I need a GPS watch/tracker or Strava? Will I need to show my watch or device for proof of running?
A: You can use one if you wish but we are on the honor system here. There are no additional awards given for running faster; just finish!

Q: Is there a Team Discount?

Q. How do I find out about the next Virtual Challenge?
A. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. @FinishedResults We are creating a series of events and will be reaching out on social media to get feedback from our participants 


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