Tue July 4, 2023 Westerville, OH 43081 US Directions


5k Walk/Run

8:00AM EDT

Kids Fun Run (Ages 10 and Under)

7:45AM EDT
Open to ages 10 and under.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://westervillerotary.com/july-fourth-5k-run-walk/.


Westerville Sports Complex
325 N Cleveland Ave
Westerville, OH US 43081


Get your July 4th holiday moving with the Rotary Club of Westerville’s Independence Day 5K at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 4. As it has since 2021, the 5K will take place at the Westerville Sports Complex, 325 N. Cleveland Ave.

The race at the Sports Complex begins our day-long celebration of the Fourth, with our other dawn-to-dusk events including the big State Street Parade (1 p.m.), Free Concert and Food Truck Festival (5-10 p.m.) and Patriotic Fireworks Display (10 p.m.)

Proceeds of race will benefit two local veterans organizations: Westerville's American Legion and VFW Posts.

An Honor Guard presentation will start the event at 7:30 a.m. Our traditional Kids Fun Run sprints will take place at 7:45 a.m. -- a change to BEFORE the 5K from past years.

Race course travels on paved multipurpose trails through the Sports Complex property, under Cleveland Avenue, along the Westerville Community Center property, down to Heritage Park, and back to the finish/start line at the Sports Complex, adjacent to the new Veterans Memorial Plaza.

Participants in the 5K receive an event T-shirt, race medal and other goodies. Kids Fun Run participants receive a medal. The event is pre-registration only. Packet pickup will be at the Polaris Fleet Feet store, 1270 E. Powell Rd.

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