Join us at the 2024 Free 4 Miler on the Fourth!
photo credit: Event Photos by Tracy
The Free 4 Miler on the Fourth is our way to give back to those who currently serve or have served our communities. Members of the military (active, reserve, guard, retired) and first responders (current, retired) are invited to participate with us, free of charge.
Military and first responders - Free, please provide proof are check in.
April 12 to June 23rd - $25
June 24th through race day - $30, shirts not guaranteed
There will not be any onsite registration. Online registration will remain open until 7:45am on race day. If you have questions about this or prefer to pay via cash or check, please send us a message.
We ask that you adhere to a 20 min/mile pace, as race timing will stop at 9:20am.
Shirt or Tank option
A short sleeve shirt or tank top is included with your registration. Save $5 and select no shirt/tank! Shirts and tank tops are available in both relaxed and fitted cuts. Youth medium and youth large shirts are also available.
Shirts and tanks are available through June 23rd!
Tuesday, July 4
6:30am to 7:45am - Race day only packet pick up and registration. Race day registration is online only.
8am - Race start
9:20am - Race timing stops
Sweet P's Handcrafted Ice Pops will be at the race and all registered participants will receive a delicious ice pop to cool off after the race. Sweet P's ice pops are delicious, refreshing, and flavorful! They're also suitable for those who are gluten and dairy free.
Parking is available in the lots and on the streets.
We will provide awards to the top male and female in each age group in the following races: general public, military, and first responder.
This event wouldn't be possible without the generous support of local businesses and individuals. If you'd like to support our event and/or sponsor a participant, please check out sponsorship opportunities or send us your ideas!
By registering for this race, you agree that there will be no refunds offered for this event. On race day, we will be following the pandemic guidance currently recommended from the State of Ohio. In the event of foul weather, public safety concerns, pandemic, or for any other reason deemed necessary by timing company, race organizers, public safety officials, or anyone else in charge, we reserve the right to reschedule the event date if possible, cancel the race, or convert this to a virtual race. There will be no refunds for any reason and race items will not be mailed.
Weather in Ohio can be unpredictable. Unless we have thunder, lightning, ice on the course, unsafe temperatures, or are not permitted to drive on the roads, we will host the race. If we have to cancel for the aformentioned reasons or other reasons not mentioned, the race will be virtual and shirts will be available for pick up at a date to be determined.
If you find that you can no longer participate in this event, transfers to another participant will be permitted through, and must be completed by, June 20th.