Clawson's Freedom Run 2020
is presented by
The 2020 races have been cancelled
Please come run with us in 2021
Mark your calendars for next year's race. It will be the last Sunday in June (June 27th, 2021).
CLAWSON'S FREEDOM RUN 5k
is a community tradition. This unique evening race travels the tree lined streets of Clawson.
Runners are cheered on by residents as they wind their way through the idyllic neighborhood.
Sunday June 27, 2021
Race Day Registration and packet pick-up is from 6:00–7:15pm.
Race: 5k at 7:30 pm, Kid's 1-mile at 7:00 pm
Clawson City Park, on Elmwood (14 1⁄2 Mile) between Crooks and Livernois. Registration area is at the Pavilion by the Tot Lot.
is available from 6:00-7:15 pm.
Race-Day Registration is only $20, and will include a t-shirt while supplies last.
The course was certified in 2019
Starting line is at the north entrance of Clawson City Park.
The route patrolled by 36 guards. 1 mile and 2 mile splits are read aloud and there is a water station after two miles.
See the map below for the full route.
Chip-timing for the 5k is handled by Eastside Racing Company
OUR Credit Union's Clawson Runs Prizes
There is a $100 prize for top combined finishers in the 5k Freedom Run and the Firecracker Mile.
The prize will be awarded in 4 categories: Women under 40, Women 40 and over, Men under 40, and Men 40 and over.
Runners who compete in both events will have their overall finish places summed and the runners with the lowest score will win. In the event of a tie the tying runner with the lowest combined time will win.
Trophies will be awarded to the top 3 men and top 3 women, as well as the top man and top woman in each age group.
12 and under
65 and over
Medals will be awarded to the first 50 men and first 50 women to cross the finish line.
$12 before March 1st,
$15 until June 1st,
$18 after June 1st.
$20 on Race-day
Pre-Register for both races for only $20!
Register before June 11th to be guaranteed a shirt in your size with the new logo!
T-shirts will be available to race-day registrants on a first come-first-serve basis until they are gone.
1-MILE FUN RUN
This race is run on the woodchip path in Clawson Park
The race will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Awards will be given to the top 3 boys under the age of 13 and the top 3 girls under the age of 13.
This is a FREE race. Pre-register online for FREE and order a t-shirt for only $5.
Registration will be open on race day as well.
Clawson 5k Course Map
Checkout the great pictures Carter Sherline took of the 2018 races!Carter Sherline
Clawson's Freedom Run 2015
2015's top overall women!
2015's top oveall men!
FOr the past couple of years Merlin Elsner has been taking pictures. You can find the photo gallery at runmichigan.com, or by following the links below.
2014 Freedom Run Photos
2013 Freedom Run Photos