Registration is Now Open!!! Early Registration $25.00
First 250 Registered Participants will be guaranteed a Race Tee- Shirt. All registered participants will receive a race medal.
The Freedom Flag Health & Wellness 5k is presented by Give2Those.org.
In honor and remembrance of Cpl. David Atherton and Woburn Resident Kevin McDonald. Cpl. David Atherton was active duty military and a Stoneham Firefighter at the time when he was tragically killed in 2016. A year later David Atherton’s sister in laws brother, Kevin McDonald was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident on his way home to Woburn.
David and Kevin were both active in living a healthier lifestyle. They embraced life, liberty and their freedom.
Freedom Flag Health & Wellness 5k; is about giving thanks and paying tribute to our US Armed Forces and First Responders who so willingly step up to answer the call to serve their nation and community. It is an opportunity to inspire, motivate and simply say thanks to the men and women of the US Armed Forces and our First Responders for all they do putting their lives on the line.
There will also be the Hometown Hero Half Mile which pays tribute to those who serve and to Stoneham Firefighter Cpl. David Atherton & Woburn Resident Kevin McDonald.
We will also pay tribute to those who lost their lives due to serve to their country and community within Woburn and Stoneham.
The Fallen Woburn Police Patrolman John P. Gibbons III and Police Officer John B. Maguire
The Fallen Woburn Firefighters Christopher Haney and John H Comier.
The Fallen Stoneham Firefighters Eric Bernat, Paul R Courtenay, Ohn Marshall.
Participants will be able to grab an American Flag to run with as they turn onto the Hometown Hero Half Mile (This is NOT) required. Limited American Flags and those who carry the Flag to the finish along the Hometown Hero Half Mile will be able to keep the flag.
The Health & Wellness portion of this event is a way to promote and motivate the community to live a positive, healthy lifestyle. We encouraged the community to join us and browse through the various vendor booths to take advantage of the programs and services available to them within the community and surrounding areas.
Registration will open at 7:00 a.m
Ceremony will begin at 8:30 a.m.
Race will start at 9:00 a.m. Be sure to check out the Health & Wellness vendors before and after the race.
Health & Wellness is open to the public-