• Address to the run venue (Trout Creek Park): 12550 Morris Bridge Rd, Thonotosassa, FL 33592
  • When you arrive, follow the Freedom Run signs into the park


  • Follow the signs into the designated parking area for the Freedom Run
  • Parking is $2 per vehicle and must be paid directly to the park
  • Parking vouchers can be obtained at the parking machine (all methods of payment are accepted)
  • Please display voucher on your windshield

Check In

  • Follow the Freedom Run signs up the hill to the bridge and the levee
  • Arrival and same day registration will take place from 7-8 am (the park opens at 7 am)

The Run

  • The 5k will start at 8:05 am (runners at the front, walkers at the back)
  • This is an out and back course. Please stay to the right and be mindful of participants on the other side of the trail.
  • There will be a water station at the half way turn around
  • Finisher medals will be given as each participant crosses the finish line
  • First place medals for overall men and overall women will be given at around 9 am
  • Race times will be immediately viewable on location (by FITniche timing services)
  • The .1k will start shortly after 9 am (we invite you to stay and encourage the kids)
  • Finisher ribbons will be given to the kids, as well as first place ribbons for age groups 5-6, 7-8, 9-10


  • Water and fruit will be available at the refreshment table


  • The park has restrooms but they are a bit of a walk from the location of the run
  • We will have a couple of portable restrooms near the start/finish line

Packet Pick Up

Please let your friends know about the Freedom Run. Online registration closes at midnight on May 17, but people can still register in person at the packet pick up locations and even on race day.

Thank you for participating! This year, a family in Costa Rica will have their lives transformed by having a house built for them. Thank you for helping to make that possible!

Have a great race!

Freedom Run