close

  • Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland

     

  • EMBASSY NEWS & EVENTS

  • 27 September 2018

    Join us in commemorating Kosciuszko’s legacy with a run on Sunday, October 14th through the picturesque C&O Canal National Historic Park. Run with us or just come out to cheer on your favorite racer. Registration is free.

     

     

     

     

    Take part in a family-friendly run in celebration of Thaddeus Kosciuszko, a Revolutionary War hero who served in the Continental Army and helped America win its independence. Described by Thomas Jefferson as “the purest son of liberty”, Thaddeus Kosciuszko stood for equality and liberty for all.

     

    Sunday, October 14, 2018
     
    Schedule:
     
    7.45 - 8.45  Packet pick-up
     
    9.00  5K Run - start
     
    9:45  Kids 1K Run (up to 12 years old)
     
    10.00 - 11.00  Award Ceremony and Picnic
    
    Team Participation:   Minimum 4 members and must include both male and female participant(s)
     
    Location:
     
    Timing:  Race timed with IPICO chip timing
     
    For safety reasons: no strollers, baby joggers, skates, pets and headsets on the trail
     
     
    Various prizes - courtesy of 4F, the official outfitter of the Polish Olympic Team - for the winners in different age groups, and additional honors for the best runners from the DC diplomatic community and kids. Special honors for the best teams! Refreshments, delicious Polish and Lithuanian pastries and great fun guaranteed!
     
    The Kosciuszko Freedom Run, 2018 Centennial Edition is organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in partnership with the Embassy of Lithuania and with timing by Montgomery County Road Runners Club to celebrate Poland’s and Lithuania’s Centennials of rebirth. JOIN US!
     

     

    Don’t delay – only 300 spots available!
     
    No same day registration

     

    Print Print Share: