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GDTC Run for Freedom

The Run For Freedom 5k/10K returns to Pinkerton! A family friendly event, the Race starts at 8:00 AM. Come enjoy the great atmosphere and good food. There is a t-shirt, fun prizes, and a Veterans gift. We'll see you on the 4th to celebrate our nation's birthday! 


Proceeds benefit Liberty House, Manchester, NH. Liberty House is  a non-profit safe haven that provides substance-free housing and assistance around everyday needs to help Veterans get back on their feet, regain their independence and build stable futures. 

Registration for the 2024 event will open in May.


When: July 4th, 2024 @ 8:00am

Where: Pinkerton Academy, Derry, NH

Distance(s): 5k, 6 miles

Course Map(s): TBD

Registration Fee: TBD

Swag: This year we are offering short sleeve soft shirts to the first 200 registrants. There will be plenty of post race food for you to enjoy while you socialize with your friends. Sorry no showers available. 

Race Director(s): Paul Schofield




Awards for top 3 males and females in 5k & 10k
Ten year age group awards in both the 5k & 10k

Join our Couch to 5K Program!

Packet Pickup
Packet pickup will be on July 4th at the Pinkerton Academy's track before the race between 7:00 and 7:45 AM.

The scenic course takes you around the residential roads of Derry. The course has several scenic vistas. View the 5k course map or the 10k course map. This year the American Legion is providing a Grand Marshall.

Please park in the designated places. Parking is in front of the field house/gym, and across the street in the (senior) parking lot. 

From North/South: Take Rt. 93 to exit 4 (Rt. 102). Take Rt. 102 East to traffic circle. Take 4th right off circle onto Rt. 28 North. Proceed approximately 0.5 mile to Pinkerton Academy's parking lot. 

From East: Take Rt. 101 West to Exit 5 (Rt. 102). Take left off exit onto Rt. 102 West. Proceed Rt. 102 West to traffic circle. Take 1st right off circle onto Rt. 28 North. Proceed approximately 0.5 mile to to Pinkerton Academy's parking lot. 

GDTC graciously thanks our 2023 race sponsors.

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