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Kosciuszko Freedom Run – October 1st

The Kosciuszko Freedom Run is hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Washington, D.C., the Embassy of Lithuania in Washington, D.C., and the Montgomery County Road Runners Club. Honorary Patronage: Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Poland, Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania

Date: Sunday, October 1st, 2023
Time: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: C&O Canal National Historic Park (Great Falls, MD)

Event Highlights:

5K Run: A challenge for adults to embrace their inner athlete and celebrate freedom.
1K Kids’ Fun Run: A joyful dash for the young ones, instilling the spirit of pursuit.
Registration is free and each participant will be awarded a special medal as well as a souvenir – a token of appreciation for their participation.

But that’s not all – there’s an exciting incentive for the winners! The top performers in the 5K race will be honored with special prizes, recognizing their remarkable achievement and determination.

Event Partners:

We are pleased to announce that we have two new event partners who will be assisting us with this wonderful event! Square Enterprises will be providing #Muszynianka water to all participants of the run! Furthermore, Kielbasa Factory will distribute the well-cherished “Krówki” fudge to all children participating in the 1K Kids’ Fun Run! Thank you to Square Enterprises and Kielbasa Factory for your efforts and partnership! We have less than 20 slots open for the Kościuszko Freedom Run. Now is your chance to sign up and join us!

About Thaddeus Kosciuszko:
Born in 1746, his journey epitomized resilience. From his early days in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth to his pivotal role in the American Revolution, Kosciuszko’s impact echoed through time. He contributed not only to American victories but also stood against Russian oppression in his homeland, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Thaddeus Kosciuszko’s journey traversed continents, his impact left an indelible mark. He was a military genius, a statesman, and an advocate for liberty. His legacy lives on and inspires transatlantic cooperation and principles. He passed away in 1817.

Embrace the spirit of freedom. Register today for the Kosciuszko Freedom Run and be part of history in the making!