South West Missouri Juneteenth 5k Freedom Run/Walk Celebration @ Jordan Valley Park, Springfield, MO, United States on 18 June 2022

Race Info & Description

Race Information:

  • Event Name: South West Missouri Juneteenth 5k Freedom Run/Walk Celebration
  • Date: 18 June 2022
  • Start Time: 09:00 am
  • Venue: Jordan Valley Park
  • Organised By: United Community Change
  • Race Website: Click Here.

Race Facilities

  • Has Toilets? Yes
  • Has Changing Facilities? No
  • Has Water Stations? Yes - One Water station
  • Has Prizes / Awards? No

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 while celebrating the history and holiday that laid the foundation of those rights.

Things To Enjoy:

Key note speakers, and performances while getting to know new faces.
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.
Juneteenth Celebration with various, games, swag, water fountain and bounce house fun. ( Bring wet clothes or swim wear)
Interact and network with local leadership. Learn who represents you and how the community has evolved and/or what to expect going forward.
Visit with prominent corporate leaders and sponsors for job opportunities and programs.
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

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— Performance
01:15 PM— Key Note Speaker
01:30 PM— Performance
01:45 AM— Closing Remarks
02:00 PM— Participant March & Dance Breaks
02:15 PM— Freedom Celebration March to Downtown square and 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
02:30 PM—Freedom March Arrives back to park for more fun
03:30 PM—BIGGEST WATER FIGHT EVER BEGINS
03:30 PM—Water fight awards
04:00 PM—Enjoy the park and family activities
05:00 PM— Clean up begins

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 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. Thank you !

We look forward to seeing you there!

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 – Down Town Square (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

Juneteenth Celebration Schedule – 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— Performance
01:15 PM— Key Note Speaker
01:30 PM— Performance
01:45 AM— Closing Remarks
02:00 PM— Participant March & Dance Breaks
02:15 PM— Freedom Celebration March at Downtown square Moves 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
02:30 PM—Downtown Freedom March Arrives for more fun
03:30 PM—BIGGEST WATER FIGHT EVER BEGINS
03:30 PM—Water fight awards
04:00 PM—Enjoy the park and family activities
05:00 PM— Clean up begins

5k Freedom Run/Walk :
Adults $35 Kids $25 Early Registration 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.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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